12 Things You Didn’t Know About Tanzanian Presidential Hopeful January Makamba

Written by Keren Mikva

Considered one of Tanzania’s rising political stars, January Makamba is a former aide to President Kikwete currently serving in the president’s cabinet as the deputy minister of communication, science, and technology. He’s vying for a 2015 presidential bid in October, and this politician remains an integral part of the current administration. Here are 12 things you didn’t know about January Makamba.

Sources: ITNewsAfrica.com, TheGuardian.com, AfricanArguments.org, AllAfrica.com, JanuaryMakamba.com, Forbes.com, DailyNews.co.tz