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Tanzania

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

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Down but not out

The general elections were won, as predicted, by the Chama cha Mapinduzi, which did however suffer some setbacks. Exit polls showed President Jakaya Kikwete in the lead but with tw...


Challenging the CCM

The rise of the opposition Chadema party will not threaten the CCM’s majority but it will make the election battles fiercer

The majority of the governing party, Chama cha Mapinduzi, is unlikely to be overturned at the 31 October election. There are nevertheless widespread expectations of good results fo...


Kikwete marshals his troops

The political parties expected to do best in the 31 October general elections are the governing Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM), with Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) probably...


A vote about corruption

Amid corruption concerns, a power struggle is growing within the governing party

It is an overwhelming certainty that the governing Chama cha Mapinduzi will win elections on the mainland again in seven months' time. Yet behind the scenes, there is a battle for ...


Altered image

Blatant corruption could jeopardise substantial aid funds for Tanzania's government. About a third of its 2009/10 budget of 9.51 trillion Tanzanian shillings (US$7.29 billion) come...


BAE Systems refunds fraud

BAE Systems could face another round of legal problems on its arms contracts in Africa, Eastern Europe and Saudi Arabia following an injunction obtained by British lobbyists Corner...


Protection in the arms bazaar

A plea bargain deal in the UK and USA has set back investigations into arms trade crookery in South Africa and Tanzania

The US$450 million in fines that BAE Systems agreed to pay on 5 February to halt investigations into corrupt payments on arms deals adds to its financial woes. And it covers only p...


Choose your poison

The shadowy joint venture between Angola's state-owned oil company and the nebulous China International Fund has reached a new stumbling block in its three-year-old pursuit of a ...


RITES not right

The renovation of Tanzania’s dilapidated railways stalls due to a dispute between the government and its Indian partners

The Rail India Technical and Economic Services buyout of 51% of Tanzania’s national railway company is set to collapse this month. In March 2006, RITES agreed to buy part of the ...


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