The Info List - Uhuru Stadium

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Uhuru Stadium (formerly known as the Tanzania National Stadium) is adjacent to the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. History[edit] Tanganyika's independence ceremony was celebrated at this stadium on 9 December 1961.[3] The independence anniversary has been celebrated at the stadium each year since then.[citation needed] It also has been the venue for the inaugural address of all past presidents.[citation needed] The funeral service of Julius Nyerere, Tanzania's first president, was held at the stadium on 21 October 1999.[4] References[edit]

^ http://www.national-football-teams.com/stadium/2894/Uhuru_Stadium.html ^ "Stadiums in Tanzania". World Stadiums. Retrieved 27 January 2015.  ^ James Clagett Taylor (1 January 1963). The Political Development of Tanganyika. Stanford University Press. p. 217. ISBN 978-0-8047-0147-1.  ^ Godfrey Mwakikagile (2007). Nyerere and Africa: End of an Era. Intercontinental Books. p. 12. ISBN 978-0-9802534-1-2. 

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Tanzania's New National Stadium and the Rhetoric of Development by Steve Sortijas

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