Tanzania’s Catholic church accused the government of violating democratic norms by limiting freedom of expression
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Tanzania and its people remain in a desperate balancing act trying to advance into a more fair democracy and defeat the specter of poverty. According to Freedom House, "the president of Tanzania is elected by direct popular vote for up to two five-year terms. The unicameral National Assembly has 357 and serves as the legislature. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Southern African governments clamped down on vocal journalists, activists, and opposition politicians in 2017
Democratic rights are increasingly not respected in Kenya, states a new report on the global status of freedom.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli will not seek to extend presidential terms in the East African country, his
Undeniable truth that there is no clear dichotomy in Tanzania’s parties’ ideological positions
Tanzania can take the next giant step forward. And on that path is a peaceful, secure and stable democracy
Problems with election of new members of the regional parliament of East African Legislative Assembly
To write about what is going on, musicians have been producing tracks about recent political events
The gulf between mainstream assertions about development and democracy in Tanzania and what is happening
Newspapers largely followed the ruling party as Tanzanian media failed to offer unbiased coverage