Mkapa, who penned an autobiography, had an impressive record in building state institutions. But his reign was marked by killings and political suppression.
While sometimes intolerant of criticism, Nyerere tended to respond with argument rather than force.
In Tanzania today, political space has shrunk to the point where protests are suppressed before they emerge
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