All posts tagged: Said Bitomwa

Capitalism is for the Wealthy Not Petty Traders

Tanzanian government on 1/11/2021 started the relocation of petty traders commonly known as “machingas” as directives from the President to regional commissioners and their subordinates. Comment: Issue of reallocating the petty traders to the so-called more convenient areas is not a new one, there have been several similar past operations such as of 2016 to […]

Professor Gurnah’s Nobel Award Should Push Tanzania at Fair Dealing with its Citizens

On Thursday, 07/10/2021, retired Professor of English and Post-Colonial Literatures at the University of Kent and novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah won the prestigious award of Nobel Prize for Literature worth a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor ($1.14m) after recognition on his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of […]

Hamza Investigation Findings are Incredible and Reveals Lies on Terror Charges in Tanzania

On 2nd September 2021, the Director of Criminal Investigation (DCI) in Tanzania, Mr. Camillius Wambura revealed in his report that Hamza Mohamed (30), a businessman and a prominent member of the ruling party (CCM), who was shot dead by Police on August 25, 2021 after he had killed three police officers and security guard in […]

Democratic Politician’s Objectives is to Enrich Himself / Herself Not Serving People

There is an ongoing discussion across the country concerning a big difference between politicians and other public servant’s salary scales. While politicians get paid high salaries and other lucrative benefits, workers are sacrificed by taking home a hand to mouth salaries with maximum tax deductions. (BBC Swahili 17/07/2020). Comment: This scenario cements the truth that […]