Dodoma will need to address social issues such as increased accommodation and recreational facilities as population grows
Regarding himself heir to Cecil Rhodes, Oppenheimer deplored the threat to civilisation represented by ‘primitive tribesmen’.
Ties between the two nations date back to Tanzania’s solidarity with the anti-apartheid struggle.
A younger generation of feminists will remember her, above all, for her remarkable championing of the struggle against patriarchy.
Over two millennia, Swahili has built bridges among people across Africa and into the diaspora.
The emerging partisan politics and the polarisation it creates is a new threat for Tanzania.
Peace on its own is not enough to meet the unfulfilled promise of prosperity and economic advancement.
African identity needs a revision to move beyond current understanding of its relationship with China
Kaunda will be remembered as a giant of 20th century African nationalism – a leader who gave refuge to revolutionary movements, a relatively benign autocrat and an international diplomat.
Hassan may prove the right sort of politician to usher in a new era of bipartisan politics, less populist and authoritarian and more collegial.
The increased migration of Africans and the global growth of hip hop culture has seen a dynamic new generation of Pan Africanism emerge.
For all of the shortcomings of Nyerere’s regime, his ideas continue to inspire Tanzanians fighting for a more equal and democratic future, over 20 years after his death.
Mkapa’s presidency is particularly significant since it represents the first phase of Tanzanian multi-party democracy.
Mkapa, who penned an autobiography, had an impressive record in building state institutions. But his reign was marked by killings and political suppression.
Robert Mugabe’s years of playing one group off against the other to favour himself finally wore too thin in 2017.
Where should we place Mugabe among the pantheon of African nationalists who led their countries to independence?
The April 1994 election proved to be a watershed for South Africa.
Some young East Africans believe that there is nothing wrong with corruption – except in Rwanda.
Authors Lutz and Klingholz explore how mass literacy became a revolution that changed the world.
Whatever the limitations of mediation – even a painfully slow one – Malawi stands to gain more from a consensual resolution in the boundary dispute with Tanzania.