Yeah, so- is it just me or does our government behave a lot like one of Hand Relief International's affiliates? Start at the beginning, by the way, or you might get lost around the time the Flying Spaghetti Monster and His Noodly Appendage show up.
Speaking of looking for the underlying motivations, Swahili Street offers this interesting challenge:
"What would be the one factor that a future historian of Tanzania might choose, and for which she would have records, to examine similar [cosanguine] political and business relationships of today?"
What an awesome question. I guess that would have to start with a candid description of the ruling class in Tanzania, a horribly fraught issue...