Editor: Chambi Chachage, Annar Cassam
ISBN: 13 978-1-906387-71-6
ISBN: 13 978-1-906387-72-3
Publication Date: May 2010
Audience: Activists, campaigners, NGO-workers, academics, journalists, commentators
Contributions from: Emeka Anyaoku, Ana Camacho, Horace Campbell, Seithy Chachage, Nawal El Saadawi, Ng'wanza Kamata, Faustin Kamuzora, Helen Kijo-Bisimba, Chris Maina Peter, Salma Maoulidi, Marjorie Mbilinyi, Neema Ndunguru, Haroub Othman, Mohamed Sahnoun, Issa G. Shivji, Vicensia Shule
The death in 1999 of Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania, left a cavern in the consciousness and conscience of the people of Tanzania and Africa. Nyerere was not simply a player on the national terrain. He was a Pan-Africanist and an internationalist â€“ in thoughts, writings and, crucially, in his practice. A giant of the liberation movement, Nyerere spoke out loud against injustices across the world. A decade later, his words, actions, achievements and shortcomings have acquired a sharper focus and relevance to our world.
This book includes contributions from leading commentators, those who worked and fought imperialism alongside Nyerere, members of a younger generation â€“ and Nyerere in his own words.…