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Africa Tomorrow  

Africa Tomorrow |

Tough love: here are 5 reasons why the world gets away with treating Africa very badly

Last thursday an international conference on war-torn Syria in London pledged in half a day a record $10 billion; raising $7 billion in immediate humanitarian aid. For a watcher of international responses to African crises, that must have been mind-blowing. That’s because as Ebola ravaged parts of West Africa in 2015, donor meetings with much lower targets of $1 billion struggled over months to get the pledges.

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Africa Tomorrow |

Second-Generation Africans in the West Could Spur an Era of Brain Gain

LSE alumnus Amma Aboagye examines the economic benefits that could emerge from children resulting from the mass exodus of African migrants to the West during the 1980s and 1990s.

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Tanzania Today  

Tanzania Today |

Tough rules to limit envoys’ movements

Foreign missions and international organisations will now have to seek government clearance for all their planned activities, including who and when they meet leaders of various political parties.

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Tanzania Today |

CUF to boycott Isles poll re-run

THE Civic United Front (CUF) has announced that it will not participate in the rerun of elections on March 20 following the annulment of the previous poll last October 25 by the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC).

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FES Tanzania  

FES Tanzania |

China in Africa: International Perspectives and Local Perceptions

The regional forum for young leaders took place on 26th to 28th November at Kunduchi Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam. The conference brought together 45 young men and women from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan.

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FES Tanzania |

Launch of the African Media Barometer - Tanzania 2015

This morning, November 18th, FES Tanzania Office, in cooperation with MISA, launches the fifth edition of the African Media Barometer for Tanzania at The Holiday Inn Hotel in Dar Es Salaam.

Besides the presentation of the key findings of this recent AMB, an open discussion is hold on the "Tanzanian Media Landscape after the Election of 2015”.

The audience is, amongst others, comprised of representatives from the media, civil society organisations and different diplomatic missions in Tanzania.

Here you can find out more about the African Media Barometer project.

Access the full text of the African Media Barometer Tanzania 2015 here.

AMB panel members at the launch of the African Media Barometer - Tanzania 2015