Tanzanian Election Violence: Lessons For Kenya

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As we enter into the heat of elections, let our political elegance which saw its highest points in the peaceful power transfer of 2002 and the peaceful acceptance of the 2005 Referendum outcomes shine again.

A nation that learns from the lessons of its own past is one destined for greatness.

The Mau Mau State of Emergency that symbolise the labor pains of childbirth as the Republic of Kenya came into being was not in vain.

Election violence (esp. state sponsored) is a crime against the Nation itself, lest we forget, as was demonstrated by in the land of our neighbours to the Southwest famed for upholding undugu na utaifa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vTs4Ue2cPs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1-YuxjdcvU


The following report and photos accentuate the post-ballot trauma that an African election, even in a country like Tanzania, can cause to the nation's psyche.

http://www.hrw.org/reports/2002/tanzania/

http://www.zanzinet.org/files/PoliceAssault2.jpg

http://www.zanzinet.org/files/police_assault_woman.jpg

http://www.zanzinet.org/files/soldier_with_rocketlauncher.jpg

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