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False promises in the Tanzanian education sector

In January 2016, school fees for secondary school in Tanzania were remitted after the previous waiver of school fees at primary schools in 2011. This is an essential step towards the enabling of free education within the biggest country of east Africa. Nevertheless, 1,5 Million adolescents in Tanzania are still not going to school. The reasons for missing school attendance are diverse and some of them can be traced back to actual decisions of president Magufuli. more…

Daniel El-Noshokaty | Country Reports | August 7, 2017

The new German Ambassador to Tanzania visits KAS in Dar es Salaam

On the 28th of July 2017 the new German Ambassador to Tanzania, H. E. Dr. Detlef Wächter, visited the office of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Dar es Salaam. The official accreditation for the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany took place on the 1st of August 2017. KAS Tanzania is looking forward to this cooperation. more…

Event Reports | August 3, 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

Interfaith dialogue - Way forward after signing the joint memorandum of understanding

On the 13th of June 2017 representatives met after the official launch of the "National Council of Religious Leaders" in Tanzania and the signing of a joint MOU by heads of religious institutions in November 2016 to discuss the way forward. In regards to this event, the German Ambassador H.E. Egon Kochanke was appreciated for his contribution to the interfaith dialogue, at the end of his term in Tanzania. The meeting was organized by the Interreligious Council for Peace Tanzania (IRCPT) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Dar es Salaam. more…

Event Reports | June 16, 2017

Interreligious Youth-Network: Contribution of Youth for Peacebuilding in Tanzania

On the 4th of May 2017 the Interreligious Council for Peace Tanzania (IRCPT) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) organized, after a first meeting in March, a follow-up workshop for the Tanzania Youth Interfaith Network (TYIN) in Dar es Salaam to conceive and promote the joint work of the representatives of the youth organizations of the churches and religious communities involved. more…

Event Reports | May 8, 2017