Dialogue: Searching for the way: 50 Years after the Arusha Declaration

Dialogue: Searching for the way: 50 Years after the Arusha Declaration

On February 7th 1967, the then ruling party in Tanzania Mainland (TANU) made a declaration on what would be the national ideology for decades to follow, branded UJAMAA na Kujitegemea. The implementation of the declaration would go on to see mass nationalization of all major private businesses. However, even though the declaration itself is more remembered for its economic and commercial elements (that limited the two in public hands), it had to it than that. In commemorating 50 years, the Nyerere Resource Center (NRC) organized a big national dialogue on remembering the declaration. The dialogue attracted many participants including former President Benjamin Mkapa and former Vice-President and Prime Minister Joseph Warioba among others. Read more …

Statement: The EAC-EU EPA: Tanzania is raising pertinent issues

Statement: The EAC-EU EPA: Tanzania is raising pertinent issues

Issued by SEATNI-Uganda | March 2017

SEATINI-Uganda has developed a Statement entitled The EAC-EU EPA: Tanzania is raising pertinent issues urging EAC Member States to consider issues raised by Tanzania against the signing of the East African Community – European Union Economic Partnership Agreements in view of the forthcoming 18th Summit of the EAC Heads of State. Read more …

Fact booklet: Unpacking Trade & Investment

Fact booklet: Unpacking Trade & Investment

Controlling the South: the case of East Africa | Written by Yash Tandon | Published by RLS Brussels Office | February 2017

This paper falls within the overall theme of mega-regional trade and investment agreements that have proliferated in recent years. It addresses the question of whether they are improving or worsening the condition of countries in the Global South. Read more …