The Long Arm of the Law

July 22, 2013 4:55 pm0 comments by:
The Long Arm of the Law

Many more deceased rich and famous individuals including Pope Formosus in 897, St Thomas Becket (the Archbishop of Canterbury) in the 12th Century just to name a few, were convicted in absentia according to the law of the land of the time. There were also trials to vindicate the dead, like that of St Joan of Arc.

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Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Court Suspended

Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Court Suspended

KAMPALA-Uganda’s anti-corruption court has been suspended.The country’s constitutional court on Friday suspended the operations of the anti-corruption court pending a ruling on the petition challenging its composition

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‘Geneva of Africa’ has to stay peaceful…Otherwise the costs are too high

June 27, 2013 7:51 am0 comments by:
Arusha Clocktower

Tanzania and its neighbors cannot afford to set Arusha on fire. It is a strategic city for the entire East African region.

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Ugandan Government Official Jailed For Stealing Donor Funds

Geoffrey Kazinda the former Principal Accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister

KAMPALA – A Ugandan Government official has been jailed for embezzling US$5M donated by the international community.

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Uganda Deports Kenyan nationals

Uganda Deports Kenyan nationals

KAMPALA-Court in Uganda has deported thirty Kenyan nationals who were recently arrested in a joint operation carried out by immigration and security officials from the northern Ugandan district of Gulu

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Is Canada fit for purpose to help Tanzania achieve transparency in Extractive Industries?

June 15, 2013 1:02 pm0 comments by:
Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada & His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, President of Tanzania

Extractive Industry public policy is an increasingly hot issue in Tanzania. Since many of the extractive companies active in Tanzania are registered in Canada, it is not surprising that this issue has raised eyebrows.

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Tanzania must properly utilise resource wealth

Tanzania must properly utilise resource wealth

Tanzania is sitting on a verified mountain of natural gas resources, enough to help pull the country into economic prominence on the continent.

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Africa is the Net Creditor? This should not surprise us…

Africa is the Net Creditor? This should not surprise us…

Often Western leaders or negotiators have their national interests first, while African leaders are known for having their personal interests first. Let’s change!

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A “renewal’’ of The China-Tanzania Treaty of Friendship (1965)

April 28, 2013 7:56 pm2 comments by:
A “renewal’’ of The China-Tanzania Treaty of Friendship (1965)

Tanzania’s strategic decision to promote stronger ties with China is entirely understandable but sometimes it makes the Western capitals nervous. Relations between Tanzania and China date back to the Cooperation Agreement signed 48 years ago.

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