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Tanzania Poll Shows Ruling Party Candidate Leads Presidential Contest

A nationwide survey released this week in Tanzania showed John Magufuli, candidate of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party, leading the presidential race, with the leader of the main opposition party, former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa, running second. The poll, which was conducted by nonprofit civic organization Twaweza, showed Magufuli with 65 percent support, while Lowassa of the Chadema party followed with 25 percent. Other candidates garnered 3 percent, with 7 percent still...

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