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June 19, 2013

Religious Peace in Tanzania

Workshop with JUWAQUTA in Coast Region

On 15th June, Teachers of the Association of Qu'ran Schools JUWAQUTA convened in Ikwiriri in Rufiji District. Following an invitation by KAS they got informed on possibilities of peaceful interreligious dialogue. Guest of Honour was Nurdin Babu, District Commissioner of Rufiji District. Click here for more…

June 18, 2013

Roundtable Discussion

A new Constitution for Tanzania

When on 03rd June 2013 the first draft of the new Tanzanian Constitution was officially launched, KAS in cooperation with FES took the opportunity to invite representatives from Civil Society Organisations for a first analysis of the document. Find out more…

June 4, 2013

Capacity Building for CHADEMA members

Strengthening the party at the grassroot level

The main opposition party in Tanzania, CHADEMA, aims to spread their program all over the country. Therefore four training workshops took place in different zones to empower trainers to communicate the party contents. Find out more…

May 31, 2013

Women for Peace

Training workshops for Christian Women

Women of the Catholic nationwide Insitution WAWATA gathered on two weekends of May in Dar es Salaam, to learn more about the role and responsibility of leaders. Through the creation of stable religious communities, further interreligious dialogue in Tanzania is possible in the future. Find out more…

May 6, 2013

Democracy - work in progress

Announcement for radio broadcast about Tanzania's Democracy

Tanzania – The peaceful and democratic model example for other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa? During a recent visit in Tanzania, the freelancer journalist Benno Müchler, living in Ethiopia and focusing his interest to East Africa, investigated this question. He found out, that the path to democracy is not easy and Tanzania faces critical times, especially in view of the upcoming elections 2015. Find out more…

January 15, 2013

Promoting religious peace

Meeting of Qu'ran Teachers

How can teachers in Qu'ran Schools contribute to promoting tolerance and religious peace in Tanzania? This question was among the main issues discussed during a meeting hosted by KAS and JUWAQUTA in Dar es Salaam on 6 December. Find out more…

December 10, 2012

11th Maendeleo-Dialogue!

Violence, Disgregard of the Law, Killings - Is Our Peace under Threat?

In October 2012 Tanzania's Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda had encouraged his citizens to openly discuss the state of peace and stability in Tanzania. Focussing on the same topic, KAS and TADIP hosted their 11th Maendeleo Dialogue in Dar es Salaam. Click here for more…

December 7, 2012

Inter-religious Dialogue

Meeting of religious leaders

Mutual tolerance and peaceful coexistence of religions - a desirable situation which even peaceful Tanzania can no longer be sure of as current events and religious motivated clashes in Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam indicate. KAS and IRCPT felt it was high time for dialogue and invited religious leaders for a round of discussions. Find out more…

October 16, 2012

Study and Information Programme

German MP Helmut Heiderich visits Kenya and Tanzania

During his stay in Arusha, Tanzania from 21 to 23 September German MP and Member of the Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development, Helmut Heiderich, visited selected projects in the region. Click here to read more…

September 6, 2012

New publication!

Climate Change Consequences on Socio-economic Development in Tanzania

The new journal edited by CETA and KAS is available! The book launch took place on 6th of August 2012 here in Dar es Salaam. Many students and teachers participated and got a brandnew copy of the 10th volume of the "Civics and General Studies"-Serial. To get to know more…