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Population: 57.31 mn.
GDP: $52.09 bn.
Debt: $18.24 bn.

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New strains on the Union

Islamist-inspired violence is accelerating, alongside growing separatist sentiment as a crucial deal on oil exploration is reached

Riots, killings and crackdowns have shaken Zanzibar for most of 2012, as Islamist forces mobilise growing support. At the same time, an agreement for Zanzibar to manage its own oil...

Oil and gas prospects fuel lake row

The two sides will return to the table to settle an old dispute

Malawi and Tanzania will return to the negotiating table on 15-17 November to seek a diplomatic resolution to their dispute over the border in the lake that divides their two count...

Hopes and fears offshore

Estimates of the offshore deposits are now so vast that there is major concern that bribery will affect the next round of bidding

Tanzania is raising its estimates of gas reserves to around 30 trillion cubic feet, and with them, worries about whether the anticipated flood of cash can be managed without corrup...

Three million euros in the fountain

The trial for theft of Tanzania's former Ambassador in Rome, Costa Ricky Mahalu, has been postponed to 9 August. The alleged offence was committed in 2002 and charges were first b...

Reforming power

The shock government audit and cabinet reshuffle prompt a push for major change in the energy sector

Although Jakaya Kikwete sacked Energy and Minerals Minister William Ngeleja, one of eight to go in April’s reshuffle, many of the power sector’s problems remain.

New broom passed over

Prior to Sospeter Muhongo’s appointment, the conventional wisdom in Dodoma was that an ambitious young Chama cha Mapinduzi member of parliament, January Makamba, would get outgoing...

Lowassa plans his comeback

Although he resigned over the Richmond scandal, the former prime minister doesn’t believe his career is over

Chama cha Mapinduzi’s party machine is receiving its five-yearly overhaul. The governing party’s elections for leadership at neighbourhood, branch, ward and district, regional and ...

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...

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