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Welcome to FES Tanzania

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Africa Tomorrow  

Africa Tomorrow |

Ivory, Insurgency and Crime in Central Africa

African intelligence meeting minutes, reported by South Africa’s Mail and Guardian, suggest that poaching is a serious political/security problem as well as an environmental one and that there is “a great deal of evidence of fledgling linkages between poaching and wildlife trafficking…and transnational organised criminal activities, including terrorism and weapons proliferation”.

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Africa Tomorrow |

Chronology of the Ebola Outbreak

Travelling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the virus's path - an the psychological contagion that is still feeding the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Tanzania Today  

Tanzania Today |

CCM and CUF Don't Want Oil and Gas as a Union Matter

Zanzibar wants to establish its own parastatal to issue exploration licences to multinational companies.

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Tanzania Today |

What happened to election turnout between 2000 and 2010?

In Tanzania the numer of registered voters has almost doubled between the 2000 and 2010 elections. However, the number of actual voters has stayed about the same. "Mtega"-Blogger Ben Tayor examines some possible explanations for this stagnation.

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FES Tanzania  

FES Tanzania |

CCM Youth League Secretariat Capacity Building

Chama Cha Mapinduzi [CCM] Youth League is an important institution to provide leadership for mobilization of young people to fully participate in social, economic and political developments in the country.

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FES Tanzania |

Introductory Workshops: "The Tanzania Oil and Gas Wiki"

On August 7 and 8, FES Tanzania held two workshops to introduce its new project “The Tanzania Oil & Gas Wiki” to representatives from Media and Civil Society Organizations.

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