The government of Tanzania yesterday launched a program dedicated to marking 100 years of the east African nation’s founding President Julius Nyerere. The program called ‘Mwalimu Nyerere@100′ is aimed at identifying new strategies to commemorate the work, life, and philosophies of Julius Nyerere in the next ten years,’ said Damas Ndumbaro, the country’s Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism. Julius Nyerere was a founding father of the Southern African Development Community also a founding father of the Organisation of African Unity, now the African Union and Ujamaa, a socialist ideology that formed the basis of his social and economic development policies.
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