Wednesday, May 22, 2013

The Weekly Sneak: Let the Games Begin.

Actually, the series about the next President of this our land was going to end at number three in The East African. But then Bernard Membe told the press to focus on "more important matters" than who might inherit the skin shield and elephant tusks in 2015. Folks, I am only human. I can resist anything but temptation. So number four duly came by :)

"Imagine, if you will, a young President in 2020 supported by a civil service made up of peers who are motivated to create a brand new Tanzania, unencumbered by the lethargy and pathologies of the ancient regime, and tell me that’s not a beautiful idea. All good things come, they do."

A note to all those who have been so kind as to share their opinions of my work lately: thank you. We shall disagree on certain things, and agree on others. My only hope is to provide you with a toothsome opponent where necessary, or a loyal ally in service to the polity when things swing that way. And hey, look: we're finally fucking talking about 2015. Who needs to be right when the point is to be effective? 



  1. My secret: I kind of like Lowassa. He is one of the few people in government who have a reputation for being effective in any way shape or form and he has the ambition, connections and political savvy to actually win.

  2. @Dr. Bob: mh, delicious. i was hoping to be in DC this late fall, but unfortunately. we should find a way to discuss this.

  3. Eh, you should make it happen! You can even swing by your old stomping ground in Philly and make it an East Coast tour :)

  4. Isn't it too early to start discussing about 2015? Anyways i'm hoping for another ben


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