Chambi Chachage’s tribute to Annar Cassam, assistant to late President Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, and a key figure in anti-colonial movements.
The death of a University of Dar es Salaam student 30 years ago and sexual harassment in Tanzanian higher education now.
The misguided rhetoric of Tanzanian President John Magufuli guides the country's response to COVID-19.
Sugar has become the new gold in Tanzania as prices for the commodity soar and stocks vanish.
NGOs have been notably absent in the fight against COVID-19, despite claims they exist solely to ensure accountability and transparency by government.
How can a fragmented and precarious working class unite against exploitative labor relations and, in the process, transform them?
With their government obsessed more with control of information than COVID-19 itself, Tanzanians are bracing for the worst.
In a ruling party-dominated Tanzania, opposition parties are flawed but remain critically important.
The Tanzania government's brand of heavy-handed state intervention risks fueling skepticism about the role of the state in development.
Ozier Muhammad captures, for black American audiences, the expressive possibilities of Africa's liberation struggles.
The point of Senegal's new Museum of Black Civilations (Musée des civilisations noires) in Dakar.
The secretary of a Tanzanian bus drivers' union explains why the system of privately owned commercial buses is breaking down. He proposes collective ownership.
The Sauti za Busara festival in Zanzibar aims to show that music is much more than a collection of tunes.
How did wildlife in Africa survive for millennia in together with people who never earned anything from it?
“The sun never sets on the British empire.” The saying, commonly associated with the poet of
Pragmatism dictates how many young Tanzanians view a Chinese education: A Chinese education was seen as a logical pathway to securing well-paying reliable employment.
The legacy of Julius Nyerere’s state and state-run economy in Tanzania is a government (and ruling party) that values decree over debate, and control over entrepreneurship. John Magufuli is a model student of this system in its ideal form.
Recent and current leaders in Tanzania like to be compared to Mwalimu Nyerere. Take current president, John Magufuli. He has been working hard to claim Nyerere’s mantle.
It’s the Great Question in business, and the Great Question in public offices.
After a tough election in Tanzania, won by the ruling party, a constitutional crisis looms in Zanzibar.