Nairobi, Oct. 14 -- Tanzania's election campaigns are heading into the home stretch with candidates disagreeing on what infrastructure projects should matter most for the ordinary folk.

While President John Pombe Magufuli has been fighting back critics of his mega infrastructure projects, calling them "imperialists," his opponents say most of them are misplaced.

Opposition Chadema's Tundu Lissu told an audience on Tuesday that he would focus on socio-economic challenges facing ordinary citizens, rather than concentrating on projects he argued were detached from needy people.

"Flyovers, no matter how good; they do not have any impact on the 99 per cent of Tanzanians living in mainland regions and have infrastructure challenges," he said. ...