Country Reports

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 | August 7, 2017

Controversial Media and Information Laws close Avenues of Free Expression in Tanzania

The recent legal changes in Tanzania including the Cybercrimes Act, the Statistics Act as well as the Draft Media Services Bill have been met with harsh criticism from civil society groups and the international community for their restrictive provisions, which are said to compromise or violate fundamental human rights and hinder the development of a broader civil society. more…

Daniel El-Noshokaty | September 7, 2016

Assessment of Tanzania’s Human Rights Records

The 25th session of the Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Working Group was held from 2 to 13 May 2016, in Geneva, Switzerland. more…

May 20, 2016

Inaugural Visit

The new Resident Representative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Tanzania met with the new Lord Mayor of Dar es Salaam today, on 14 April 2016. more…

April 14, 2016

Re-run general elections in Zanzibar

Statement of the EAC Electoral Observation Mission

Following the 20th March 2016 re-run elections in Zanzibar the East African Community Electoral Observation Mission made public their observations in a statement dated 21st March 2016. Read more. more…

April 6, 2016

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is represented with its own office in around 70 countries on five continents. The foreign employees can give first-hand reports on current happenings and long-term developments in their respective countries. Their "country reports" offer visitors to the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung exclusive evaluations, background information and forecasts.