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GDP: $52.09 bn.
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The youth rebellion heads east

Tanzania’s peaceful reputation could suffer as politicians mobilise unemployed young people in their campaigns

A pattern of slowly mounting civil unrest is emerging as a major theme in Tanzania’s political landscape as an increasingly restive young generation ponders its limited opportuniti...

Police fail public order test

The Tanzania Police Force’s effectiveness in dealing with civil unrest is questionable. It is not properly equipped or trained for public order and the focus of commanders is distr...

Corrupt but open

The parliamentary caucus of the governing Chama cha Mapinduzi is demanding that eight cabinet ministers resign after the Controller and Auditor General issued a damning report on ...

Taking bribes seriously

The outgoing head of Britain’s Serious Fraud Office, Richard Alderman, has spoken out about the shortcomings of the British criminal justice system in relation to corporate crime...

Poisoning the atmosphere

President Kikwete remains aloof from party strife, so the anti-corruption faction and its enemies keep on fighting

Bitterness is growing in the disputes within the governing Chama Cha Mapinduzi and government and CCM skeletons are refusing to stay in the closet. The latest row concerns the Depu...

Dead banker tweeting

In mid-February, the governing Chama Cha Mapinduzi’s old guard and their well-connected business friends experienced a collective shudder when the former Bank of Tanzania (BOT) Gov...

Air Tanzania soars no more

The former Chief Executive Officer of troubled Air Tanzania Corporation Limited, David Mattaka, and two others appeared in court on 21 March to answer charges of abuse of office an...

BAE Systems’ fine dilemma

Confusion still surrounds British arms company BAE Systems’ failure to make its promised ex-gratia payment of £29.5 million (US$45.6 mn.) to Tanzania, as part of a global settlemen...

Ministry of power struggles

Accusations of corruption in the electricity industry persist, as do the chronic shortages that undermine the economy and public services

A scandal in the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has brought attention to a troubled area of government, greed among members of parliament and Tanzania’s chronic electricity ...

The radar scandal is back

After Westminster MPs lambast BAE over the radar saga, questions about the accountability of Tanzanian officials remain

Hearings in the British parliament over the £29.5 million (US$47 mn.) BAE Systems must pay Tanzania over the radar affair have revived questions about whether any Tanzanians, espec...

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