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Magufuli Is Waging a War on Democracy

“During the four-year tenure of President Magufuli, the country has moved toward full-on authoritarianism.” source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201911170021.html You may also be…

A Minister’s Sex Life–some reflections

The media, the opposition, political analysts have devoted quite some attention to the alleged scandal in which the Mineral Resources…

Tanzania: Groups Want Govt to Roll Back Laws Stifling Dissent

“Two rights groups are calling on Tanzania’s government to ease restrictions on dissent and freedom of expression imposed since President…

Democracy in Tanzania

“President John Magufuli has presided over a crackdown on media and civil society in Tanzania that has seriously undermined democratic…

African Development at Risk

In 2018 Abel Kinyondo, Zim Nwokora and I co-authored a paper entitled ‘Development in Africa’ which was eventually published by…

Buhari: second term will be tough

” President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his second term in office may be tougher than the first. “ https://allafrica.com/stories/201903010680.html…

Takeaways From Elections in Nigeria and Senegal

“What does Senegal have in common with Nigeria regarding elections? Very few, if any at all. The former is regarded…

Senegal Re-Elects Incumbent President

” Senegal’s incumbent president, Macky Sall, has been re-elected for another term. “ https://allafrica.com/stories/201902280708.html You may also be interested in:…

Tanzania and its international accolades

The curious case of Tanzania’s international accolades. They praise the Tanzanian government for the implementation of an allegedly successful anti-corruption…

Tanzania Suspends Newspaper Over Story On Falling Shilling

Tanzania has suspended The Citizen newspaper for seven days. The government accused the privately-owned local daily of publishing false information…

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