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A Kenyan judicial nominee to the East African Court of Justice, Charles Nyachae, is sworn in before a summit of regional leaders in Kampala in 2018. Kenya Presidential Communication Service

East African Court of Justice – what it is and what its powers are

The East African Court of Justice has been a keen promoter of the rule of law, democracy and human rights.
July 1976: President Nyerere (right) watches as President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia greets Chinese Vice-Premier Sun Chien at the handing over ceremony of the Tanzania-Zambia railway. Photo by Keystone/Getty Images

Tanzania and Zambia want to upgrade the ‘Uhuru Railway’ – but can they?

Tazara upgrade requires huge capital but new tracks could be incompatible with the existing Southern Africa rails.
Survivors face ongoing disability and increased mortality risks beyond treatment completion. PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP via Getty Images

Tanzanian TB patients have a lower quality of life than people who haven’t had the disease

To understand the perceptions of TB patients about their quality of life, it’s useful to have a comparison with “apparently healthy” people.
Protests in Nairobi as Maasai activists deliver a petition to the Tanzania High Commission, in Kenya, 17 June 2022. EPA-EFE/Daniel Irungu

Moving the Maasai: Tanzania is repeating Kenya’s colonial past

Just over 100 years ago, Maasai in Kenya were moved into reserves, where they could be more easily taxed and controlled, to make way for white settlement.
Yao honey-hunters harvesting a honeybee nest in Niassa Special. Reserve, Mozambique, where human-honeyguide cooperation still thrives. Photo by Jessica van der Wal

Why it’s crucial to safeguard the ancient practice of finding wild honey with birds

Cooperating with honeyguides has been found to increase food security. It facilitates cultural traditions and enables income or trade.

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