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Africa Tomorrow  

Africa Tomorrow |

Africans get richer, but only so they can afford to move to the West - it's a very complicated story

Africa is rising, but it seems the richer a country becomes, the more people want to move abroad. Far from being a paradox, it's smart economics.

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Africa Tomorrow |

As the House Burns, Whither the Zimbabwean Opposition?

While the country faces a growing crisis and the ruling party turns in on itself, the battle-weary opposition has lost momentum and is facing its own internal crises, leaving fatigued citizens to trudge on with few credible prospects for change.

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Tanzania Today  

Tanzania Today |

Youth challenged to be custodians of the Union.

Tanzanian youth have been challenged to up their responsibility as custodians of the now 51 year old Union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar. The challenge was thrown over the weekend at colourful celebrations held at national level at the Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam, led by Commander in Chief President Jakaya Kikwete.

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Tanzania Today |

Tucta’s fury over new pension rules

Under the new scheme of things, all social security agencies will use one formula to compute pension benefits. But the Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (Tucta) has criticised it on the grounds that the formula disadvantages some retirees, who will receive reduced pensions. 

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FES Tanzania  

FES Tanzania |

YLF Block Session I

Find information, speeches and interesting facts about our first YLF Session of the year that took place last weekend.

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FES Tanzania |

Young Leaders 2014 graduation ceremony

On Friday 8th of April, the 2014 Young Leaders graduated from the program with a well attended ceremony. The guest of honor was Hon. Amour Khamis, Judge of the High Court of Tanzania, Tanga and former trainee of the YLF program.

Click here to read his speech.

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