By Al Noor Kassum
The Sixties have been a tumultuous interval within the historical past of Africa as one state after one other gained independence from the colonial powers. This was once quite precise of Tanzania because it sought to carve out a job for itself among conflicting eu and inter-African pursuits. It used to be in those remarkable occasions that Al Noor Kassum rose to develop into a popular political determine in newly self sustaining Tanzania. Hand-picked via Julius Nyerere - later to turn into the country's first President - to run for elections on a Tanganyika African nationwide Union price ticket, he launched into a occupation that introduced him to prominence nationally and internationally.Africa's Winds of switch files the alterations that experience taken position in Tanzania from the center of the 20 th century to the current day, in the course of the prism of an East African Asian adventure. the writer sheds new gentle at the personality and legacy of Julius Nyerere, who emerges as considerably diversified from the stereotypical anti-Western firebrand which grew to become his photograph within the West.Africa's Winds of switch deals a desirable own historical past of a special African kingdom at a severe degree in its improvement.
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During my ten-year tenure as Administrator, the Ismaili community built many schools and the current Aga Khan made available a large number of scholarships for students to go abroad for higher education. Ismaili schools had been in existence in what is now Tanzania since 1905, when the Shia Imami Ismaili Kanyashala opened its doors in Zanzibar. It was a school for girls and by 1914 it had 179 pupils ranging in age from 5 years to 15 years. The building was renovated in 1931 and is now the government-run Hurumzi Primary School.
One of the Ismaili schools, Mzizima High School, was particularly known for the quality of its science and maths teaching. Tambaza – now known as the Tambaza Aga Khan School – was also very good; some of its students later went on to study at Harvard and Yale universities in the USA. The Aga Khan provided scholarships for hundreds of students to go abroad for university studies during my period as 24 AFRICA’S WINDS OF CHANGE Education Administrator. They were mostly for subjects such as economics and engineering, which would be of immediate practical use to the country.
It should develop on those lines. From Dar es Salaam you go up to Morogoro and from Morogoro you can go north, south, or west. I hope not too many will go west! FROM LINCOLN’S INN TO LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL 35 Therefore, are we not going to consider developing communications from Morogoro? The Northern Province and the Tanga Province – Tanga at the moment buys all its produce and all its requirements from Mombasa. Arusha and Moshi buy all their requirements from Nairobi, or from Mombasa, because they have a direct link.