Edward Lowassa

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Edward Lowassa

Edward Ngoyai Lowassa (born August 26, 1953) is a Tanzanian politician who was Prime Minister of Tanzania from 2005 to 2008, serving under President Jakaya Kikwete. Lowassa has gone into record as the first Prime Minister to have been forced to resign by a fraud scandal in the history of Tanzania. Following his resignation President Kikwete was obliged to dissolve his cabinet as required by the Constitution and with minimum delay, constituted a new one under a new Prime Minister, Mizengo Pinda.After the ruling CCM failed to select him as its candidate for the October 2015 presidential election, he left the party and stood instead as an opposition candidate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Lowassa has received more than 212,868 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 13,784th most popular politician.

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Edward Lowassa ranks 13,584 out of 14,801Before him are Jon Corzine, Linda Lingle, Wendell R. Anderson, Mitch Daniels, Greg Foster, and Igors Miglinieks. After him are Liam Fox, Nancy Kassebaum, Mounir Fatmi, Dieter Althaus, Ilhan Omar, and Mariya Gabriel.

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Among people born in 1953, Edward Lowassa ranks 401Before him are Lynn Whitfield, Vincent Curatola, Robert Thirsk, Dennis Miller, Sebastian Faulks, and Linda Lingle. After him are Carl Hiaasen, James Guthrie, Lincoln Chafee, Ian Ferguson, Jamaal Wilkes, and Paul Mariner.

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In Tanzania

Among people born in Tanzania, Edward Lowassa ranks 16 out of 19Before him are John Magufuli (1959), Polycarp Pengo (1944), Laurean Rugambwa (1912), Marin Hinkle (1966), Asha-Rose Migiro (1956), and Filbert Bayi (1953). After him are Rachel Luttrell (1971), Alan Johnston (1962), and Hasheem Thabeet (1987).

Among POLITICIANS In Tanzania

Among politicians born in Tanzania, Edward Lowassa ranks 10Before him are Benjamin Mkapa (1938), Jakaya Kikwete (1951), Mizengo Pinda (1948), Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar (1929), John Magufuli (1959), and Asha-Rose Migiro (1956).

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