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“Thou shalt not pitcher to kill rats” – The political games have kicked off

Updated June 2nd, 3rd, 4th – see below

I spotted a remarkable tweet apparently from CCM Secretary for Ideology and Publicity, Nape Nnauye, earlier today:

Google Translate is rarely much good with Swahili, but this effort has a biblical flavour that makes it oddly beautiful in its failure:

“Thou shalt not pitcher to kill rats, mice bowed pay court procedures, and will remain secure and your pitcher! CCM have shainamisha pitcher, twamsubiri!”

Let me have a go instead:Nape twitter panya 010615

“Don’t break the pot in order to kill the rat, turn it over slowly to get the rat out, then kill it, and you will be left with your pot intact! As CCM we have already turned the pot over, we await the rat!”

There was another tweet previously as well, a few days ago: Continue reading