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Africa Tomorrow  

Africa Tomorrow |

Human Development Report 2014

Read it wherever you are: The 2014 Human Development Report - Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience provides a fresh perspective on vulnerability and proposes ways to strengthen resilience.

According to income-based measures of poverty, 1.2 billion people live with $1.25 or less a day. However, according to the UNDP Multidimensional Poverty Index, almost 1.5 billion people in 91 developing countries are living in poverty with overlapping deprivations in health, education and living standards. And although poverty is declining overall, almost 800 million people are at risk of falling back into poverty if setbacks occur. Many people face either structural or life-cycle vulnerabilities.

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Africa Tomorrow |

Who Aids Whom? Africa's $ 192 Billion Losses

Research released by a coalition of African and UK partners reveals that Africa loses almost six and a half times the amount of money that it receives as aid.

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Tanzania Today  

Tanzania Today |

Nyerere's Biggest Surprise - An Urban Tanzania

Read this blog from the World Bank Website by Jacques Morisset and Mahjabeen Haji about the Urbanisation of Tanzania as an Introduction to the World Bank Report Who Wants a Job? The Magnetic Power of Cities. We are talking about 10 Million inhabitants for Dar in about 15 years time. Just imagine the traffic jams...

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Tanzania Today |

Zanzibar: CUF Populism Raises Stakes around Secession

Read a very good summary of the complicated puzzle of Zanzibari politics with the Constitutional Review Process restarting on the 5th of August. Erick Kabendera, from the East African, looks at the historical divisions, the political maneuvrings and future scenarios - not a very optimistic outlook.

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FES Tanzania  

FES Tanzania |

YLF Session III: Comprehending Human Rights Issues

Understanding Human Rights as a concept and its application and how people interact with others at all levels in society is important for young leaders and the society at large.

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FES Tanzania |

Young Leaders Forum - Session III

The third session of the Young Leaders Forum will proceed on 13th to 14th June 2014, where issues pertaining to Human Rights will be expounded and critically discussed.

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