Tanzania

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2014
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– By Elsie Eyakuze There is an argument out there that the category ‘African Writer’ should not exist because it creates a ghetto in which people get incarcerated by accident of birth or residence. I have heard this many times, in conversations that cover complex and controversial ‘identities’ (India...
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Jul 6th, 2014
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A GOOD STORY TO TELL INDEED. Malawi democracy is real admirable by many. Whilst other African Leaders have the wish to walk dead or wait until the donkey grows horns to resign from presidential seat, Malawi politics is the shining example of real democracy in Africa. Malawi has produced the quality, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 9th, 2014
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– By Elsie Eyakuze When the editor of this site suggested for my next piece (this one) that I try tackling the Chibok kidnapping, Boko Haram becoming a household name thanks to the #BringBackOurGirls campaign and mentioned Kony 2012 all in one email, the thin wire with which I keep my closet of inapp...
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May 12th, 2014
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Daniel Teferra (PhD)* From Julius Nyerere’s Ujamaa to Meles Zenawi’s developmental state, the model of economic development in Africa has not changed much. It is still an anti-market, socialist paradigm. Its main argument is that the task of economic development should be handled by the state rather ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By; Kiflu Hussain When you live in East Africa In the vicinity of Kenya; When you collate Books like IT’s OUR TURN TO EAT With what you see in flesh Where democratically elected MPs Pass draconian Bills Just to piss of those Who coveted their turn To gorge themselves; Then you know Kenya’s vibrancy I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2013
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In September President Kikwete of Tanzania was among ten African leaders to attend a meeting in New York organised by President Obama for heads of state and civil society organisations committed to promoting good governance. The meeting also called for the scrapping of regulations which hinder the pe...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 6th, 2013
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  The U.S. State Department closed its embassies in four sub-Saharan African nations as part of a heightened security alert, days before the 15th anniversary of al-Qaida’s bombings of American diplomatic missions in Kenya and Tanzania. Those two embassies targeted in the Aug. 7, 1998 attac...
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Adriane Kriesch/Im, D&W analysis Obama’s one week trip to Africa is now over. Africans’ initial enthusiasm for him has evaporated and some even believe his commitment to the continent is less intense than his predecessors. Traditional dancers welcomed the U.S. president on his arri...
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Jul 2nd, 2013
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By Jim Kouri While President Barack Obama and his family are touring southern Africa, on Monday Somalia’s government issued an ultimatum that demands Kenyan security forces posted in the port city of Kismayo, as part of an African Union force, be removed. The Kenyan counterterrorism units, who invade...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2013
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This week my regular Monday commentary is presented in the form of a “flash drama” on Obama (a sub-genre of theatrical play sometimes described as a “ten minute one-act play”). The scene is a barbershop somewhere in Africa. Two young African college friends are talking soccer as they await their turn...