|Tanzania is lucky to have never experienced the heat of fears,
segregation and hatred like most other African nations, thanks to one of
the greatest leaders of the 20th century, Mwalimu Julius Kambarage
Nyerere, whose courage, patience, zeal and determination to unite the
nation after freeing it from colonialism remain Tanzanians' treasure,
While Mwalimu Nyerere, widely referred to as the Father of the
Nation, will always be remembered for his tireless struggles for human
rights, another good thing about Mwalimu is that he was an enthusiastic
sportsman. And, unlike other politicians who use sports to gain powers,
the late Nyerere used sports to unite the people of Tanzania, Africa and
the world at large. Indeed, sports, culture, education and health
posthumously decorated Nyerere, the founding father of the nation.
As Tanzania marks her 12th anniversary since the demise of the son of
Africa, it's worthy.