William Harris on Issa G. Shivji et al, Development as Rebellion. Monumental critical biography of Tanzania’s contradictory leader, part-Maoist, part-Fabian, Julius Nyerere.
Stories of land and gender struggles from the uplands of Tanzania, where the CCM government is bent on pushing through a land-titling programme, backed by the World Bank and Hernando de Soto, with the promise of women’s empowerment.
Realities of emergency medicine in Tanzania, and the process through which new facilities and existing systems mutually adapt to each other.
“It seemed that the brightest spark in Africa had been snuffed when the news came through of he Tanganyika-Zanzibar anschluss. But it is now possible to be somewhat more sanguine.” read more