First up, from the Guardian:
Next, ITV asks about priorities – three governments or two, vs water, food, health, resources, education:
Third, The Citizen is worried things might turn unpleasant:
And finally, saving the best for last, Nipashe makes a pointed statement about the benefits the constitutional assembly members will get:
- Tanzania Daima reports that each member of the Bunge la Katiba will get Tshs 700,000/- (~USD $430) per day in allowances. If this is true, and assuming the assembly lasts for the full 90 days, each assembly member will pocket Tshs 63m/- ($39,000) and these allowances will cost the Tanzanian taxpayer a total of Tshs 37bn/- ($23m).
- A “wild guess” from Kitila Mkumbo (of Zitto Kabwe fame), on the key decision of assembly will make.
- Two decent articles in the Citizen: Constituent Assembly to decide country’s destiny and Hope and fear ahead of Katiba convention in Dodoma.
- Finally, the full list of names of the 201 appointed members, from the Ikulu blog.
- Sia Chami and Andrea Cordes make the case for dual nationality, particularly for children of mixed-nationality parents: Dual citizenship: Why should a child decide between its two nations?