Quick Question:Is Tanzania Ready For an Outsider President?
Good Question, but it gets you thinking right. While we cry for change....are we really ready?
An outside man would have to be exceptional to succeed at it in our current circumstances. When we reach a nice saturation point — lots more opposition in parliament, a professional civil service, an independent judiciary — then more voters are likely to gamble on a non-establishment candidate.But unless they can pull a real-life Modern Day Political Miracle With Irresistible Charisma — like, say, the lovechild of Obama and Nyerere — their chances remain slim. And I am not entirely convinced that any of the opposition parties want to actually win the Union Presidency just yet. There are always consequences to premature success- Elsie Eyakuzie,TheAfrican