Tanzania:Challenges of Teacher Education
Tanzania's famous founding president Julius Nyerere was a teacher. But despite the government's commitment to education in its development agenda, many young people shun the… Read more »
Tanzania:President Magufuli, Ban Sexual Violence, Not Teenage Mothers From School
By punishing pregnant girls and denying them their education, the government is penalizing them on the basis of gender and is curtailing their futures so they are likely to remain… Read more »
Tanzania:Tanzania Demands Reparations for German Colonial Atrocities
Following similar efforts by Namibians the complaint portends much for relations with Europe and the United States Read more »
January 26, 2016
Tanzania:Shareholders Call It Golden Pride Mine - to Residents It's Golden Shame
"To us this mine is a Golden Shame because after many years of operations all that we have managed to leap is environmental destruction, diseases and intensified poverty. We… Read more »
November 10, 2015
Tanzania:Political Maturity - Roots and Responsibilities
The dust of the electoral contest in Tanzania is settling and, as expected, the winning party's bigwigs are lining up for powerful state appoints even where they do not qualify.… Read more »
November 09, 2015
Tanzania:Neither Free Nor Fair
Tanzania has been praised globally for undergoing orderly and peaceful elections since the resumption of multi-party politics in 1992. But the 2015 elections, whether in Zanzibar… Read more »
November 02, 2015
Tanzania:Zanzibar Scholars' Statement of Concern
Zanzibar's election commission last week abruptly canceled all results of elections held October 25, which the leading opposition party said it had won. There are fears of… Read more »
November 04, 2015
Tanzania:Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete - Tanzania's Laughing Stock?
With the elections concluded in mainland Tanzania last week, President Kikwete has retired after 10 years in power. In that period, the high expectations Tanzanians had of him have… Read more »
November 02, 2015
Tanzania:Politics and Religion - the 'Paradoxicals'
In Tanzania, as in the rest of Africa, God is ubiquitous in politics. Victory at elections is attributed to him. While there is nothing wrong about being religious, tying political… Read more »
Tanzania:Tanzania Mainland Settles 2015 Elections - What Now?
Tanzanians did not have much of a choice going into last week's elections. The contest was between a ruling party heavyweight and a former ruling party bigwig who defected to the… Read more »
October 28, 2015
Africa:Do We Need Elections in Africa?
Miracles will not happen on Election Day anywhere in Africa. Important structural changes must be made before a true people's revolution occurs at the ballot box. From the… Read more »
Tanzania:MRG Deeply Disappointed By Arusha Court Land Rights Judgment Against Loliondo Maasai
The ruling is a significant defeat for the Maasai of Loliondo who depend on raising and herding cattle in the harsh environment to earn their fragile living, and have had their… Read more »
October 19, 2015
Tanzania:Elections in Tanzania - in Search of the Mwalimu Factor
This Saturday Tanzania goes to the polls to choose a new leader, after a decade under Jakaya Kikwete. What change, if any, could the winner bring? And will it be closer to, or… Read more »
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