DIA BOOK CLUB: Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania:...

Does democracy have the same meaning in all places and at all times? Emma Hunter explores this question in her book: Political Thought and...

The Party Rules and the 2015 Mainland Election in Tanzania

Much has been made of opposition's progress in Tanzania. Here, Yonatan L Morse argues that the CCM remains strong and the opposition still has a...

Tanzania – President Magufuli versus the investors

Michaela Collord takes a look at the impact of President Magufuli's populist policies in Tanzania, after a special presidential committed issued a report alleging that...

Tanzania – Is parliament waking up?

Michaela Collord investigates recent goings on in Tanzania, and asks whether there is evidence that the legislature is becoming more willing to stand up...

Parliament pins executive over corruption scandal in Tanzania

In this blog, Michaela Collord takes a look at the escrow scandal in Tanzania, and the impressive efforts by politicians to investigate the issue...

Deforestation and Politics in Africa: Connecting the Dots

In the latest in our popular Book Club feature, Nadia Rabesahala Horning probes the relationship between politics and deforestation in Africa, and argues that one...

Tanzania’s latest clampdown takes decades of repression to new lows

Rob Ahearne point to ways in which political space in Tanzania has shrunk to the point where protests are suppressed before they emerge. *** The United...

What Africa has to teach the world about democracy

Recent episodes of backsliding in countries such as South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda has led to a resurgence of Afropessimism and the idea that...

Tanzania’s constitutional review in limbo

The constitutional review in Tanzania got off to a promising start but it is now close to collapse. Michaela Collord charts the rocky road...

Land rights and mobility: the unintended consequences of durable solutions in...

Amelia Kuch takes a look at Tanzania, where durable solutions have been offered to Burundian refugees. New political rules are now in play for these...