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2013 In Review: Tanzania’s Loliondo Land Dispute Is Far From Over

Crossing the dusty plains, draped in red and black cloth with a stick in hand to control unruly cattle, Maasai men continue to leave the village in search of jobs, while women are left to fight for their land. A

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#RightsMedia story: Obama and democracy in Tanzania, the next chapter

ARUSHA, Tanzania — Once a beacon of stability in a region of turmoil, Tanzania is an emerging economy with serious democratic flaws. On the heels of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to the East African nation, many Tanzanians are left

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#RightsMedia story: Tanzanian youth rising

ARUSHA, Tanzania¬†— Despite statements made by the Tanzanian government to discredit the opposition and blame unemployed “idle youths” or “rioters” for actions taken against the state, the governing CCM party’s public relations campaign seems doomed to fail. The CCM (Chama

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