#NyerereDay: "Nyerere in the Eyes of his Critics"
Mwalimu Nyerere Day is observed annually on October 14 in Tanzania. It commemorates the passing of Julius Nyerere, former president of Tanzania, on this day in 1999. Fondly remembered as the “father of the nation,” Julius Nyerere was born on April 13, 1922, in Tanganyika’s Mara Region. In December 1962, Tanganyika became a republic, and Nyerere was elec…
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