Mkapa’s presidency is particularly significant since it represents the first phase of Tanzanian multi-party democracy.
But even with Bernard Membe as its candidate, the Tanzanian opposition would face an uphill task.
Although a commited veteran of the ANC, Mlangeni was no party apparatchik. He was outspoken against endemic corruption in government.
Sexist slandering has been used not just to describe Grace Mugabe, but to denigrate any women who aspire to political positions.
The value of women to political tickets in Ghana is being recognised as more women are contesting elections at various levels.