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Welcome to FES Tanzania

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Africa Tomorrow  

Africa Tomorrow |

WhatsApp, Facebook and pakapaka: Digital lives in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda

For most of 2015, we conducted a research study for Caribou Digital and MasterCard Foundation on ICT use in sub-Saharan Africa, with our key research question: “What do young users in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda from low-income areas use mobile internet for?”  This follows increasing evidence that the majority of internet content is accessed through mobile devices, particularly in Africa, considered “the ‘mobile’ continent.

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Africa Tomorrow |

THINK AGAIN: What does #BringBackOurGirls mean for Buhari?

Two years ago today, on 14 April 2014, the tiny north-east Nigerian village of Chibok became internationally synonymous with a brutal crime: the kidnapping of 276 teenage schoolgirls from their high-school dormitory by Boko Haram. Despite a change of government and concerted international aid for the fight against Boko Haram, the girls have still not been found.

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Tanzania Today  

Tanzania Today |

Burden Makonda will have to carry

The appointment of the youthful politician to the sensitive post, which sees him commanding the country’s major city with a population of approximately 4.5 million, has, however, sparked heated debate with some giving him the benefit of doubt. One of the Africa’s most overcrowded cities, Dar es Salaam is not just the country’s commercial capital, it is also East Africa’s second economic hub and the most populous metropolis

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Tanzania Today |

Politics: The highest paying job in Africa

The majority of African politicians today are former university lecturers who have ventured into politics in search of greener pasture. Politics rush is, however, not a preserve for the continent alone, it is also an emerging trend in the developed world as well. The US President Barack Obama had for years served as a university lecturer before fortune smiled on him in politics.

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FES Tanzania  

FES Tanzania |

Dialogue on Matching the Skills Gap in Education

On Saturday the 19th of March, FES organized a dialogue on matching the skills gap in education in relation to Tanzania’s new industrialization policy. Over 150 young representatives came to engage in dialogue with three top experts in the field.

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FES Tanzania |

Kick-Off Young Leaders Forum

The 17th of March was the kick-off of yet another Young Leaders Forum! This one year training program brings together active and engaged youths from different backgrounds such as political parties, governmental ministries, NGOs and trade unions.

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