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Welcome to FES Tanzania

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is a German political foundation head­quartered in Bonn and Berlin with more than 100 offices worldwide. The guiding prin­ciples of the international work are to promote democracy, social justice and development, contribute to peace and security and find inclusive solutions for globalisation and regional integration. More ...

Africa Tomorrow  

Africa Tomorrow |

Africa going nuclear?

On a continent that has too often been cavalier about the future wellbeing of its people, it’s encouraging – at least from the development perspective – that South Africa is not alone in planning to build nuclear reactors.

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Africa Tomorrow |

When more is less: What Museveni’s inauguration means for Uganda

On 12 May 2016, Uganda’s president-elect, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who has been at the helm of the sub-Saharan country for 30 years, was sworn in for a record sixth time. This leaves many Ugandans wondering what the Museveni of 1986 would have made of the Museveni of 2016.

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Tanzania Today  

Tanzania Today |

China takes over running of Tazara in plan to privatise the corporation

China is to take over the management and operations of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) in a major plan that will herald privatisation of the struggling corporation. A technical team from Tanzania, Zambia and China is putting together details of the plan whose proposals include reducing the bloated Tazara workforce.

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Tanzania Today |

Hopes high as Dart services finally kick off

Long awaited transport revolution is expected to bring relief for Dar es Salaam roads. "By noon, all buses from the City Centre were packed with passengers, who expressed joy with many praising how well-organised the trips were."

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FES Tanzania  

FES Tanzania |

Second Session - Young Leaders Forum 2016

The young leaders’ forum [YLF] resumed on April where the second session took place from Thursday 28th to Friday 29th 2016 at the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung FES Makuti venue.

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FES Tanzania |

Dialogue on Foreign Aid: Can Tanzania Do Without?

On Saturday 30th April 2016 the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung [FES] organized a public dialogue on the question of Foreign Aid. The event brought together about 160 young men and women from different youth organizations based in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar.

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