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The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is a German political foundation head­quartered in Bonn and Berlin with more than 100 offices worldwide. The guiding prin­ciples of the international work are to promote democracy, social justice and development, contribute to peace and security and find inclusive solutions for globalisation and regional integration. More ...

Africa Tomorrow  

Africa Tomorrow |

Stop Trying to Save the World

How big ideas are destroying international development. A very subjective review of recent literature criticising the premises and practices of the development industry. A long but interesting read from the "New Republic".

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Africa Tomorrow |

South Africa's Falling Stock

A scathing description of how South Africa under President Zuma is going downhill. By Richard Calland in the "Mail and Guardian".

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Tanzania Today  

Tanzania Today |

Open Government and Open Contracts?

Tanzania's Minister of Energy and Minerals, Prof. Sospeter Muhongo, argues that there is no way that his ministry will submit gas contracts to the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament

The Mtega-Blog looks at the evidence in published Production Sharing Agreements and thinks otherwise: "there is probably nothing in any of them (PSAs) that prevents the Transanian Petroleum Development Corparation (TPDC) from providing them to parliament".

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Tanzania Today |

Tanzanian Children Get Behind the Lens

One Artist, nine children and 100 disposable cameras: watch the results of "The Disposable Project started by Raul Guerrrero in 2011.

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FES Tanzania  

FES Tanzania |

Journalists Training in Mtwara

The role of the Media is to inform, educate and entertain the public thereby increase awareness, accountability and promote democracy.

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Young Leaders Regional Forum

From 25th to 27th October the Young Leaders Regional Forum held its Annual Conference at the Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Dar es Salaam to discuss the topic of “Regional Security and Local Grievances in East Africa”. The persistence of the post Cold War phenomenon of violent intra- state conflicts on the African continent illustrates that this topic has to be addressed by young leaders seeking to promote democracy and development in their countries, as without peace neither of the two can be realised.

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