whether they were of the left or the right. As the regime secured its
hold, it moved to eliminate other organs of potential opposition.
The rival trade union federations of the pre-1963 period which had
been merged to form the Federation of Revolutionary Trade
Unions, as well as the ASP Youth League and the Women's Union,
were dissolved. Nothing was left to stand in the way of the populist
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So termed by A. M. Babu, "'Whither the Revolution?'", Africa Events, March/
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Zanzibar under Colonial Rule.
Contributors: Abdul Sheriff - Editor, Ed Ferguson - Editor.
Publisher: James Currey.
Place of publication: London.
Publication year: 1991.
Page number: 261.
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