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Dr. Manos Antoninis is the Director of the Global Education Monitoring Report, UNESCO

Governments need to ensure rules are followed in education

Schools are decidedly sub-standard in some places, with those in sub-Saharan Africa facing particularly strong challenges By Manos Antoninis No matter your job, you need standards to ensure that you are working to meet your objectives. Unfortunately, where education and schools are concerned, these standards sometimes do not exist. Or, more often, they are not enforced. Schools are decidedly sub-standard […]

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A Tanzanian wins Prestigious Global Environmental Award

A Tanzanian wins Prestigious Global Environmental Award

TANZANIA was honoured as one of the recipients of the Goldman Environmental Prize, announced by the Goldman Environmental Foundation, which recognises individuals for sustained and significant efforts to protect and enhance the natural environment, often at great personal risk The winner of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Foundation Prize from Africa, Edward Loure, is a Tanzanian, who has led a grassroots […]

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Former VP tips Burundi women

Former VP tips Burundi women

Gitega, Burundi, 12/03/2015: She’s back; back not just to Burundi but back home in the East African Spirit.  She’s been here before and is back again to walk along with the Barundi as they stroll into yet another election period, zealous to build on the peace savored for the past decade. Drawing from a myriad of experiences working with and for women […]

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Global Growth at Risk from Slow Reform Progress

Global Growth at Risk from Slow Reform Progress

The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 finds insufficient progress in adopting and implementing structural reforms necessary for long-term economic growth Switzerland remains on top of the report’s Global Competitiveness Index rankings; the US and Japan move up in the rankings for a second year in a row Innovation, talent development and institutional strength continue to play a defining role in determining […]

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Yours truly as a poor monkey

By AM To begin with let me state that yours truly by all means, is not a racist neither an African bigot nor a rich fish (Fisadi) or a poor monkey. Yet, usually, he does not accept free gifts offered by George Bushians and Gordon Brownians. For your information, a rich fish can be translated into many things like ‘fisadi,’ […]

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Bank M posts 75% increase in Profits

Bank M (Tanzania) Limited has reported a huge pre-tax profit increase of 75 per cent for the six month period ended June, 2011, growing to TZS 2.83 Bln., as compared to TZS 1.61 Bln. for the corresponding period ended June 2010. The bank mainly attributed the increase in profitability to the growth in loan assets from TZS 98.87 Bln. as […]

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TANZANIA AFTER DOHA: Time to rethink conservation

By Felix Kaiza The Doha sitting of the United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has declared a halt on the Tanzania and Zambia campaigns to pump ivory from their stockpiles into the market, purportedly to plough back some of the accrued revenues into elephant population conservation programmes. These essentially entail anti-poaching activities. On this one, CITES […]

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