Tanzania

Flag of TanzaniaTanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a country in East Africa. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west; and Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south. The country's eastern border is formed by the Indian Ocean. Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, is in northeastern Tanzania.
From Wikipedia

General information

  • Provides detailed information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, defence, and transnational issues of different countries. The CIA World Factbook
  • Part of the World Bank's website, with information, analysis and reports on its projects and strategic plans. World Bank country information
  • Country profiles of all the countries in the world.BBC country profile
  • Offers comprehensive, comparable data and analysis of 53 African economies. African Economic Outlook
  • The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Human Rights database has documents on national legislation (Constitution) and reports from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights as well as UN documents. African Human Rights Document database

Publications

Experts

Libraries and archives

  • An online catalogue for five major university collections: Arts and Social Sciences, Law, Science and Engineering, Reference and Document Delivery, and the East African research collection. The library is a legal depository for materials on Tanzania, including government and university publications and those by the UN and other related agencies.University of Dar es Salaam Library (UDSM Library)

Statistics

  • Offers free access to more than 2000 financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.World Bank statistical data
  • Provides statistics, estimates and projections produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system on agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. UN data
  • Offers repackaged data and information from relevant FAO databases with a focus on natural resources, economics, agriculture, forestry, fisheries and technical cooperation. FAO country profiles
  • Provides a compilation of data with maps and graphs from the CIA World Factbook, the UN and the OECD. NationMaster
  • This regularly updated website has a global collection of voter turnout statistics for presidential and parliamentary elections since 1945. International IDEA: Voter Turnout

Internet resources

Movies and images

  • Lists more than 1300 films/documentaries on a specific country in the library catalogue of the African Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden. African films at the ASC

Music

  • Discographic database of African and Caribbean music at Le MediaPort de l'INA (L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel). Afromix African music
  • Provides access to the Dutch-language website of the Stichting Centrale Discotheek (CDR). Muziekweb
  • Provides information about the national anthem, art, music, Bongo flava, traditional music, Mtindo, Taarab, modern styles like reggae and hip hop, Freddie Mercury and the distribution of music.Music of Tanzania on Wikipedia

News about Tanzania

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[Citizen] Morogoro -Tanzania Education Institute (TEI) will spend Sh2...
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[Daily News] Arusha -CRDB bank has emerged as the best small and...
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Tanzania and Uganda have put pen to paper, for the construction of...

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[Citizen] Dodoma -MPs yesterday pushed for the government to increase...
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[Citizen] Today Tanzania marks 21 years since the tragic MV Bukoba...
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[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A unique mosquito species recently...
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[Daily News] Arusha -CRDB Bank, Tanzania's leading bank, has employed...
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[Daily News] Dodoma -The state has approved a new undergraduate...
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[Citizen] An old adage goes, "It is better later than never," and...
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[Daily News] Tanzania's Serengeti Boys will be looking to seal their...
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[Daily News] Tanzania's Azania football team coach Matty Murphy has...
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[Daily News] Tanzania lost 7.2trn/- (about 2.13billion US dollars)...
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[Daily News] Tanzania and Uganda have put pen to paper, for the...
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Tanzania is struggling to find financiers for its proposed $1.2...

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* Says it wins bid for road construction contract for about 269...
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"Almost every Tanzanian is using one cubic meter of firewood or...

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President Museveni on Saturday assumed the chair of the East...

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday took over the...

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MEMBERS of the House of Representatives have called upon Zanzibar...

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President John Magufuli has in the past few months been lobbying...
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Leaders of the East African Community on Saturday agreed not to...

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