Tanzania

Will Samia’s multilateralism affect Tanzania’s domestic politics?

By Muhidin J. Shangwe On 23 September 2021, President Samia Suluhu Hassan made her maiden speech at the 76th...

PODCAST: Digital Taxes and Digital Rights in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to strain most African economies. As more African countries seek to widen their tax base,...

Will the real Samia please stand up?

By Fumbuka Ng’wanakilala It’s day 133 of Samia Suluhu Hassan’s presidency and the honeymoon period is inevitably fading. After a...

Tanzanian Opposition Leader Charged with Terrorism

By Rehema Ibrahim The chairman of Tanzania’s Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema), the main opposition party, Freeman Mbowe...

The President’s ‘Kindness’ and Press Freedoms in Tanzania

Tanzanians are “very kind people.” That is the praise bestowed on us by President Samia Suluhu Hassan. She made...

Africa at 58

State of the Continent: ‘Is this the Africa we Want?’

The continent celebrated 58 years since the formation of the Africa Union (formerly Organization of Africa Unity) towards the...

Tanzania: Suluhu ‘social-distances’ from Magufuli approach to pandemic

Tanzania is making an about-turn in its approach to tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. Samia Suluhu Hassan who took over...

Magufuli

Tribute: What did Magufuli do?

Tanzania’s former President John Pombe Magufuli last week became the first leader of the East African country to die...

Magufuli

Where is President Magufuli?

Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli has not been seen in public since 27th February 2021, as he swore in...

The freedom from hunger that is not realy free

By John Riaga  Article 43 (C) of the Kenyan constitution guarantees every citizen the freedom from hunger and a...

PODCAST: Shrinking Democratic Space In East Africa – A Focus on Tanzania and Uganda

Tanzania is just coming from a shambolic electioneering period characterized by harassment and intimidation of opposition politicians, stifling of...

Covid-19: SADC veiling tyranny with lockdown regulations

The month of December will mark exactly a year since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei,...

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