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