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Africa Tomorrow  

Africa Tomorrow |

Africa for Optimists: 2014 in Review

Towards the year's end we will give you Simon Allison's take on Africa in 2014: Today it's optimism rising. Yesterday it was pessimism pure. The truth, as usual, lies somewhere in between.

Our article selection of "Africa Tomorrow" and "Tanzania Today", brought to you by FES-Tanzania, will be back on the 6th of January 2015.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

The FES-Team from Dar es Salaam

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Africa Tomorrow |

Africa for Pessimists: 2014 in Review

Towards the year's end we will give you Simon Allison's take on Africa in 2014: Today it's pessimism pure. Tomorrow it will be Optimism rising. The truth, as usual, lies somewhere in between.

Our article selection of  "Africa Tomorrow" and "Tanzania Today" brought to you by FES-Tanzania will be back on the 6th of January, 2015.

 

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Tanzania Today  

Tanzania Today |

The IPTL Scandal and the Proposed Constitution

Henry Muhanika explains what the proposed constitution has to do with the IPTL scandal: "some articles on how to deal with dishonest leaders in government and other public offices were deleted from the draft presented by the Constitutional Review Commission without giving reasons for ignoring people’s views expressed during consultation exercise."

Tanzania Today |

Tanzanian Police Question Masai Protest Leader

Police in Tanzania broke up a peaceful gathering of hundreds of Masai last week and questioned one of the leaders of a burgeoning campaign against plans to turn their ancestral homeland into a hunting ground for members of the United Arab Emirates royal family.

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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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FES Tanzania |

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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