What has been President Jakaya Kikwete's economic legacy in Tanzania?

Jakaya Kikwete, President of Tanzania

After ten years in power, Jakaya Kikwete’s presidency is coming to an end this October. With John Magufuli as the new Chama Cha Mapinduzi’s (CCM) standard bearer and the likely next president of Tanzania, Kikwete is increasingly becoming what Americans like to refer to as a lame duck.

So this is as good a time as any to ask: What legacy is Kikwete leaving behind?

While Tanzania retains its reputation as one of the more politically stable countries in the region, it now also boasts one of the fastest-growing economies in east Africa.

Read more: Charts showing president Jakaya Kikwete’s economic legacy in Tanzania – Quartz

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