Next Resistance Bureau show on Tanzania, 2 Sept!

Resisting Repression in Tanzania - Wednesday, September 2 11AM New York / 3PM Dakar / 4PM London and...
Podcast Democracies in Times of Crisis

PODCAST: Democracy in times of crisis

A Pacific Council podcast about democracies in times of crisis featuring DiA's very own Fromagehomme, aka Nic Cheeseman. As countries around the world respond...

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...

Whose government is it anyway? Uranium extraction in Tanzania

In this blog, James Mitchell argues that the CCM government in Tanzania is helping foreign mining companies to systematically exploit their citizens. James is...

New Book Blog: Why African leaders are more constrained by democratic...

Nic Cheeseman shares some of the highlights of his new book - Institutions and Democracy in Africa (CUP, 2018) - arguing that failing to recognise...

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...

Security and the politics of fear in African elections

Elections across sub-Saharan Africa are frequently accompanied by fears of electoral violence and shrill calls for peace from civil society, journalists, governments,...

What Google Search Data can Tell us About COVID-19 in Tanzania

COVID-19 is once again a major concern for Tanzanians. In recent weeks, religious groups have spoken out about the number of priests...

Women’s Activism in Africa: Struggles for Rights and Representation

Our popular Book Club feature brings you accessible and powerful summaries of the best books on Africa. In this edition, Balghis Badri and Aili...