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Mixed fortunes after G’Mboto and Mbagala bomb blasts

MNAKU MBANI : In previous years – before 2009, when people heard a blast or a crash, whether it was a gunshot, car crash or tyre bursts, they would run towards the area of the incident, to see what was happening. They would rush to the incident, as they believed it was not deadly, keeping in the mind that the […]

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The Case of Energy Ministry: Investigate all Parliamentary Standing Committees!

Sikika Press statement, Tuesday 19 July 2011: The withdrawal of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals’ budget during the Parliamentary debate is evidence that the responsible Parliamentary Committee either intentionally or unintentionally, did not perform their prerogative role of scrutinizing the budget well. An independent investigation inquiry should be set up to look into the possibility that Parliamentary Standing Committees […]

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Fast-tracking EA Political Federation: Tanzanians have reasons to be skeptical

*By Emmanuel Kihaule: *“THE people of East Africa should not be denied the right to deliberate on the federation. Leaders come and go, but the people will always be there.” This is how President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania cautioned about the fast-tracking exercise of the East African Political Federation during the 7 th Summit of the East African Community (EAC) […]

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Free children from malaria – youth summit in Dar es Salaam

The Royal Commonwealth Society will hold a Malaria Youth Summit in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday 20th July. The Summit will take place at the British Council and be attended by 30 secondary school students. The event will include a panel discussion, featuring a wide range of speakers from organisations working on the malaria prevention programme in Tanzania, a creative […]

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Social Security Protection as a Fundamental Human Right

* By Michael Mjinja:* * * Social security is very important for the well-being of workers, their families and the entire community. It is a basic human right and a fundamental means for creating social cohesion… It is an indispensable part of government social policy and an important tool to prevent and alleviate poverty. The right to social security guarantees […]

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The Role of Civil Society Organisations in Building Local Democracy

*By John Ulanga* *Executive Director,* *The Foundation for Civil Society, Tanzania* *A paper presented at the Annual Meeting of MS Tanzania,* February 19, 2008, MS TCDC Arusha, Tanzania 1 INTRODUCTION Over the last couple of years there has been a lot of discussions on the importance of the role of civil society organizations in the development processes. Attempts have been […]

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Our girls, education and lost dreams in mire of poverty

Our girls, education and lost dreams in mire of poverty Every other girl that you see has a dream -an aspiration for a better life- for her own and the larger family. The most ultimate thing that can make those dreams come true is education, and unfortunately, after primary school, few of our girls go ahead, and they are not […]

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