Briefs

Jun
2015
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AD24
Rose Aiko | In successive Afrobarometer survey rounds, more than seven of 10 Tanzanians have said they feel free to say what they think, placing Tanzania near the top among African countries in perceived freedom of speech. The Tanzanian news media environment, however,…
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Jun
2015
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PP20:
Rose Aiko | Reporting a crime is an essential first step toward securing justice for the aggrieved. As Skogan (1977) notes, crime reports are also a basis for authorities to allocate limited resources for public protection. Not reporting crimes may therefore doubly…
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Oct
2014
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BR 134
By Rose aiko | One of the critical challenges facing African countries today is how to make governments work for the people – using resources at their disposal efficiently, delivering public goods and services to the people, and guaranteeing an equitable distribution…
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Sep
2014
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BR 46
By Samuel Wangwe, Paula Tibandebage, Maureen Mackintosh, Caroline Israel, Edwin Mhede, Phares Mujinja | Local manufacturers in Tanzania are not sharing in the large and expanding market for health-related commodities. The health sector buys medicines and other supplies such as cotton wool, protective gloves, syringes, diagnostic test kits, laboratory supplies,…
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Aug
2014
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BR 45
By Amon E. Chaligha | Democracy can only grow and thrive where citizens perceive their government to be transparent and accountable to them. Citizens will support and complement government efforts if the government informs them of how decisions that affect them are taken.…
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Aug
2014
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BR 44
By Riccardo Pelizzo and Abel Kinyondo | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC)—one of the standing committees of the Parliament of Tanzania—is an important institution for overseeing the implementation of the national budget and the expenditure of public monies. Properly functioning, the PAC…
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Aug
2014
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BR 43
By Samuel Wangwe, Paula Tibandebage, Edwin Mhede, Caroline Israel, Phares Mujinja, Maureen Mackintosh | Tanzania is rapidly losing its pharmaceutical production capability, and therefore its ability to supply one of its population’s basic needs. The loss undermines Tanzania’s medium-term security of supply of essential medicines. It threatens cumulative…
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Aug
2014
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BR 41
By Amon E. Chaligha | Local Government Reform (LGR) in Tanzania, among other things, envisaged local governments whose leadership is chosen through free and fair elections, and local governments that “facilitate the participation of the people in deciding on matters affecting…
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