Founding father of Tanzania honoured at United NationsListen /
The founding father of the United Republic of Tanzania, the late Julius Kambarage Nyerere, popularly known as "Mwalimu," was honoured at the United Nations this week.
The Permanent Mission of Tanzania to the United Nations organized the commemoration of Mwalimu Nyerere Day on 14 October.
The event coincided with the launch of a book titled "Julius Nyerere: Africa's Titan on a Global Stage."
It has been co-edited by Prof. Ali Mazrui of Binghamton University in New York and Prof. Lindah Mhando, a Tanzanian Professor at Duke University in North Carolina.
UN Radio’s Derrick Mbatha caught up with Professor Mhando to find out more about the book and the legacy of former Tanzanian President Nyerere.