Time for Change in Tanzania

A supporter wears facepaint on which is written the initials of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party, and the surname of their presidential candidate John Magufuli, at an election rally in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. Tanzanians vote Sunday in landmark elections that could end the dominance of the ruling party, which has held power for decades but faces a united opposition buoyed by growing discontent over official corruption. (AP Photo/Khalfan Said)

Despite a rapidly transforming world, bringing about change remains a difficult prospect. One example is Tanzania’s upcoming election on October 25th. For the first time in 55 years the ruling party, CCM (Party of the Revolution), faces the prospect of defeat if the elections are free and fair. Unfortunately, the…

Freeman Aikaeli Mbowe

Freeman Aikaeli Mbowe is a Member of Parliament and Chairman of Chadema, Tanzania’s leading opposition political party.