See also: Tanzania news
ActionAid Tanzania
Areas include education, agriculture and food security and HIV/AIDS. "works in partnership with local people and local communities" Full text of the Country Strategy Paper 2002-2005 (52 pages in pdf, education, gender equity, HIV/AIDS, institution building, food security). ACCESS booklet on basic education (8 p. in pdf). [KF] http://www3.actionaid.org/tanzania/

Adventures in Health Education and Agricultural Development, Inc. (AHEAD)
"...a non-profit, non-government...self-help organization whose purpose is to combat malnutrition, disease and poverty in developing countries." "It was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1981 by African-Americans, Dr. Irving C. Williams and his wife, Elvira..." It has programs in fourteen rural villages in the Shinyanga Region of Tanzania. http://www.aheadinc.org/

Africa Research Central

Site has closed. Information on doing research at the National Archives of Tanzania and the Zanzibar National Archives. Has citations to articles on the archives, researchers who have used the archives. 

African Hip Hop

Formerly Rumba-Kali. Covers hip hop groups from Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zaire, Zimbabwe. Listen to African radio if you have a sound card, speakers, and Real Player. Site by Rahh Records of Leiden, Holland. http://www.africanhiphop.com/

African Information Society Initiative (AISI)

A program of the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa to build Africa's information and communications infrastructure, adopted in May 1996. Includes a survey of information policy in Africa (going back to the 1960s) and a 1994 informatics policies study for Tanzania.
Tanzania case study: http://www.bellanet.org/partners/aisi/policy/infopol/tanzania.htm
Main site: http://www.uneca.org/aisi/

African Journal of Finance and Management (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
Published by the The Institute of Finance Management, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Has the table of contents and abstracts. http://www.ajol.info/journal_index.php?jid=148&ab=ajfm&OJSSID=3d989b0da57b243e01f9ae4324fba9ea

Ali, Hassan

Ali is a Tanzanian living in Ottawa, Canada. His Kanga Writings are proverbs and sayings in Swahili written on the cotton cloth worn by women. The site has a History of Kanga, by Odemari S. Mbuya, links to pages of other Tanzanians, information on internet service providers in Tanzania, etc. http://www.glcom.com/hassan/

ArchNet: Islamic Architecture Community
"...online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects...". Find full text books and many photographs, by country. Course syllabi, such as Seminar in African Art and Culture Art, Architecture and Tradition; Building Identity in West Africa (Dr. Peter Mark). From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Architecture and Planning. http://archnet.org

Books include -
Zanzibar: A Plan for the Historic Stone Town. By Bianca, Stefano & Francesco Siravo. 1996. 12 p.

Mosque Architecture in Buganda, Uganda. By Timothy Insoll. 1997. Chapter in Muqarnas XIV: An Annual on the Visual Culture of the Islamic World. Gülru Necipoglu (ed). Leiden: E.J. Brill, 177-189. In PDF.

"...the website of ComMattersKenya Limited, a Nairobi-based arts, culture, communications and media firm...covers fine art, books, music & dance, film, video & television, fashion & beauty, puppetry, storytelling & theatre, entertainment, leisure and lifestyle in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania..." Web magazine founded by Ogova Ondego. Articles on copyright in Kenya, homosexuality, festivals, etc. http://www.artmatters.info/

Article 19
Promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information worldwide. Use the Search to locate information on Tanzania. Has a statement on Tanzania's Information and Broadcasting Policy, Tanzania media policy, Zanzibar democracy (52 p. in PDF), etc. Based in London. http://www.article19.org/

Bank of Tanzania

Tanzania's central bank. Carries economic and financial indicators for Tanzania, Tanzania and Zanzibar investment reports, financial statements, history of the Bank, the full text of its Monthly Economic Reviews (in .zip format), Quarterly Economic Bulletins, Monetary Policy Statements, annual report, etc. Based in Dar-es-Salaam. http://www.bot-tz.org

Benjamin, Martin

Dr. Benjamin is an anthropologist and lexicographer. Has the Bibliography and abstract from his dissertation, Development Consumers: An Ethnography of 'The Poorest of the Poor' and International Aid in Rural Tanzania. The bibliography includes citations to journal articles. http://pantheon.yale.edu/%7Ehickory/

Blogs on Tanzania
Fide Anauliza: Je Binadamu Wote ni Sawa au Sawasawa? BLOGU YA KISWAHILI KWA AJILI YA KUSAFISHA FIKRA ZA WAAFRIKA! In Swahili. http://jikomboe.blogspot.com/
Global Voices Online - Tanzania. In English and Swahili. http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/globalvoices/-/world/sub-saharan-africa/tanzania/
UCHAGUZI wetu na SERA zilizomezwa na SARE! In Swahili. http://msangimdogo.blogspot.com/
Umoja Wetu Ndio Nguvu Zetu. In Swahili. http://rsmiruko.blogspot.com/

Bobby Tours And Safaris
Safaris to Tanzania (Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha National Parks, Zanzibar, Mount Kilimanjaro), has travel tips. http://www.bobbytours.com

In English and Swahili. East African Music and Community Portal. Free online African music videos. Vote for your favorite music. Discussion forums in Swahili. News, events in the U.K. Photos of music events in Tanzania. Maintained by Luca Neghesti of Bongo5 Media Group. http://www.bongo5.com/

In English and Kiswahili. Tanzania hiphop site. Articles, photographs. "Bongo Flava is a mix of HipHop with Local Melodies & Swahili Lyrics..." http://www.bongoflava.com

Bongoland Web Project
"...a project designed to create an online community for Tanzanians all over the globe." A non-profit project, "all work is done by volunteers." Has selected articles from current newspapers. Registered members can access the discussion forums, chat room, and photo gallery. http://www.bongoland.net

Book Development Council of Tanzania, BAMVITA
"...established in 1999....as a non-profit making organisation to coordinate and stimulate the activities of public and private sector agencies in the book industry of Tanzania" http://www.bamvita.or.tz/

Boston University. African Presidential Archives and Research Center
For the study of democratization and free market reform in Africa. The Public Papers/Private Conversations Project will digitize the public papers of democratically elected leaders. "The Lloyd G. Balfour African Presidents in Residence Program,... is an opportunity for former democratically elected African leaders to spend up to two years in residence at Boston University." Will publish an Annual African Leaders' State of Africa Report. Has an interview and speeches of Tanzania President Benjamin Mkapa. Address: 141 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215. http://www.bu.edu/aparc/

British Pathe Film Archive
A rich video news archive covering historical events, sport, social history and entertainment from 1896 to 1970. Obtain free low resolution video clips after the free registration. High resolution copies for PowerPoint Presentations and Web Publishing require a license fee.* The purpose of the site is mainly educational use. Commercial users who wish to order a videotape or DVD must order through a British Pathe librarian. The original film is 35mm. The free downloaded files may be e-mailed to others. By spring 2003, JPEG images will be available. For best search results, one needs to use a one word search such as Tanzania and then look through the entire results. http://www.britishpathe.com/flashintro.cfm

Examples of video clips: Commonwealth conferences, the 1964 OAU meeting in Tanzania, Tanganyika Independence 1961 (in color), 1967 African leaders meeting in Kampala, 1963 Kenya Independence.

* Higher quality hard copy on VHS (PAL format only) can be ordered. "There are three options for purchasing clips; single stories can be bought for £18 each, up to 7 stories costs £75, and 8 or more stories costs £10 each, all inclusive of VAT. Postage and Packing is an additional £2.25 for customers inside the United Kingdom, £10.00 for customers outside the United Kingdom."

Tanzania internet service provider, based in Dar es Salaam. http://www.cats-net.com/

In Swhaili. Opposition political party. http://chadema.or.tz/
Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) [Revolutionary Party]
In Swahili. Governing party of Tanzania. Successor of the Tanganyika African National Union, TANU, which united with the Zanzibar Afro-Shirazi Party in the 1960s. In Feb. 1977 the two parties became the CCM. http://www.ccmtz.org/

Christian Network Links for East Africa - Tanzania
Links to web sites of Christian organizations in Tanzania (churches, church schools and hospitals and other institutions). Maintained by Steve Hayes. http://www.fortunecity.com/meltingpot/cecilian/777/eafrica.htm

Church of the Nazarene International - Lowell and Marilyn Clark

The Clarks are missionaries in Arusha. Has their newsletter, photographs. Sets a lot of cookies! http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Meadows/9328/

Civic United Front, Chama cha Wananchi (CUF) - Facebook Page

In English and Swahili. Tanzanian political party whose Chairman is Prof. Ibrahim Lipumba. Shaaban Khamis Mloo and Seif Shariff Hamad are Vice Chairman and Secretary General respectively. Based in Zanzibar with a Head Office in Dar es Salaam. Has extensive reports (Article 19 in London, etc.) appeals / reports re the Zanzibar "treason" trial, election 2000 reports, etc.

COMESA, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa

"COMESA [formerly the PTA] exists as an organisation of free independent sovereign states which have agreed to co-operate in developing their natural and human resources for the good of all their people'. With its 19 member states and population of 300 million it forms a major integrated trading block." Has information on customs tariffs by country, road/transport including road distances, economic profiles for each country (Angola, Burundi, Comoros, D.R. Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe) etc. Has the text of Doing Business with COMESA: the Handbook, legal guides to establishing business, etc. http://www.comesa.int/

Commonwealth Higher Education Management Service (CHEMS)

Used to consult for universities, governments and higher education agencies world-wide. As a result has many full text reports such as -
Bjarnason, Svava and Helen Lund. Government / University Relationships. Three African Case Studies. Published Dec. 1999. Covers Botswana, Tanzania, Uganda. Full text in Adobe PDF. 79 pp. http://www.acu.ac.uk/chems/

Comparative Bantu On-line Dictionary Project
"...started in 1994 by Larry Hyman and John Lowe to produce... a lexicographic database to support and enhance the theoretical, descriptive, and historical linguistic study of the languages in the important Bantu family." Download the Bantu MapMaker for making linguistic maps on a Mac. It comes with maps of Africa and an inventory of about 500 Bantu languages names with their locations. Has searchable dictionaries in many languages, a searchable Bantu bibliography, a searchable Tanzania Language Survey and links to related sites. http://www.cbold.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/

Coral Reefs - Action Atlas
Site by Mother Jones magazine and the Coral Reef Alliance in Berkeley,
California on endangered coral reefs in Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique,
Comoros, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Reunion.
Main page: http://www.motherjones.com/coral_reef/
African coral reefs: http://www.motherjones.com/coral_reef/indian_ocean.html

Cross-Cultural Solutions
"...independent non-profit organization with no governmental or religious affiliations." Partners with CARE. "volunteers work in orphanages and child care centers, schools, health clinics and hospitals, homes for the elderly, centers for people with disabilities, and other community organizations." Is open to all ages, abilities (including those with disabilities). Has 3-week minimum stays in Ghana and Tanzania. A three week cost for the Volunteer Abroad program is $2,650. Interns work in health, education or social services and work for 5 weeks in Ghana ($3,471) or 4 weeks in Tanzania ($3,210). Offices in New Rochelle, New York and Brighton, U.K. [KF] http://www.crossculturalsolutions.org/

Crawfurd, Jacob
Jacob Crawfurd's 100 photographs of Cameroon, East Africa slide show and video clips, a panorama photograph of the valley in Bafang, Cameroon, plus a few1937 historical photographs (no captions). Crawfurd, from Denmark, also heads JCJ Film, a one-man production company producing documentaries and short features. Learn about his video short story, Low Tide, with the Kizingo Arts Troupe, a group of 25 young Kenyan artists based in Mombasa, who perform Malaika. http://crawfurd.dk/africa

CyberTwiga Ltd.

Internet service provider in Tanzania, has one page of information. http://www.twiga.com/

Dar es Salaam in Delft Blue

Barend Schweigman, a Dutch photographer, taught photography at a local institution in Dar es Salaam. He presents an online exhibit of "ordinary people with their favourite objects in the streets of Dar es Salaam." Click on each individual to see the objects. In English, Swahili and Dutch. http://www.africaserver.nl/fahari/

Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange

"...a non-profit making body created to facilitate the Government implementation of the economic reforms and in future to encourage the wider share ownership of privatized and all the companies in Tanzania." Listed companies, market statistics, etc. Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. http://www.darstockexchange.com/

Dar es Salaam University Press Ltd.

The University of Dar es Salaam's press. Publishes in these categories: Educational, Kiswahili Languages & Literature, Primary School Level, Scholary Publications. Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. http://www.dup.co.tz/

Darwin's Nightmare
Documentary film directed by Hubert Sauper. 107 minutes. "an extraordinary work of visual journalism" - New York Times Aug. 3, 2005. Best Documentary 2004 - European Film Awards. "...cargo planes come daily to collect the latest catch [of fish] in exchange for their southbound cargo…Kalashnikovs and ammunitions for the uncounted wars in the dark center of the continent." Filmed in Tanzania. http://www.coop99.at/darwins-nightmare/

De Souza, Ruth - The Indian Diaspora in Africa
History of South Asians in East Africa. Articles, links to related sites. De Souza was born in East Africa. She is a Senior Research Fellow at Auckland University of Technology's Centre for Asian and Migrant Health Research. Based in Waitakere City, New Zealand. http://www.wairua.com/ruth/culture/africa.html

Die Deutsche Kolonialgesellschaft (DKG) Bildarchiv

In German. The Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main has put on-line a large keyword searchable database of colonial era photographs, 1822-1936, from the archives of the Deutsche Kolonialgesellschaft [German Colonial Society], a major organization behind Germany's colonial expansion. Covers Namibia, Tanzania, Cameroon, Togo, etc.  One can click on the small photos to see a larger version. The database can be searched by Region, Subject Areas, Keyword, Person, Photographer, People. The collection, of thousands of photographs, is also being microfilmed for preservation. [B.Lawrance and KF] http://www.stub.bildarchiv-dkg.uni-frankfurt.de/

DHS Demographic and Health Surveys - Tanzania
Publishes surveys for African countries. Types of information includes Characteristics of Households, Fertility, Fertility Regulation, Fertility Preferences, Early Childhood Mortality, Maternal and Child Health, Maternal and Child Nutrition, Aids and Other STD's. Allows registered users to build custom tables from hundreds of surveys and indicators. DHS + is owned by Macro International (Calverton, Maryland). http://www.measuredhs.com/

Has detailed statistical surveys for many African countries.
Selected Indicators for Tanzania

2004-05 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey Final Report

East Africa FM and Radio One Stereo
In Swahili. Radio stations owned by the IPP Group. Articles online. +Based in Dar es Salaam. http://www.ippmedia.com/ipp/radio/index.html

East African Community

Site takes a while to load. "The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organisation of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania..." Has the full text of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community, press releases, speeches, statistics databases, staff directory. Based in Arusha, Tanzania. http://www.eachq.org/

East African Co-operation

The EAC is "...an inter-governmental organization with the mandate to promote regional integration and development among the Republics of Kenya, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania." Has the full text of the draft Treaty, of the Strategy Document, historical background, etc. http://www.usa.twiga.com/users/eac/

East African Popular Music - Kenya, Tanzania, Zaire

Page by Dr. Douglas Paterson (an anthropologist) with articles on Kenya, Tanzania popular music, annotated discographies by Paterson on Kenya and Tanzania music prepared for The Rough Guide to World Music, includes some audio clips. http://members.aol.com/dpaterson/eamusic.htm

Eastern Arc Mountains Information Source

"The Eastern Arc Mountains are a chain of mountains in Kenya and Tanzania that are influenced by the Indian Ocean....These mountains are recognized as one of 24 globally important "hot spots" for forest biodiversity according to Conservation International." Has a directory of organizations (Kenya, Tanzania, U.S.), map with links to photographs and reports. Part of the Bugwood Network hosted by the University of Georgia and the U.S.D.A. Forest Service. http://www.easternarc.org/

EcoCultureTours Zanzibar

A non-profit making NGO. "The objectives of our organisation are to foster sustainable economic development on Zanzibar and to protect the environment...the organisation implements a micro enterprises development project funded by the Austrian Government." "Our aim is to encourage local micro entrepreneurs to enter into environmentally and cultural friendly income generating activities that cater for the growing tourism industry on the isle." Based in Zanzibar. http://www.ecoculture-zanzibar.org

Economic and Social Research Foundation
(Dar es Salaam)
ESRF was "established in 1994 as an independent, not-for-profit institution for research and policy analysis." Has a keyword searchable database of full text reports / documents on public policy issues (governance, globalisation, the economy, poverty, education, etc.). Hosts an Anti-Corruption Forum with documents, a budget forum with full text budget speeches. Some issues of its Newsletter are online. The newspaper clipping database has articles in PDF. Has a searchable online document catalog and student internship positions. Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

In English and Kiswahili. Technology non profit, enables civil society organizations to create and maintain their own web sites using mobile phones. Works in Tanzania, partners with the Foundation for Civil Society and Peace Corps Tanzania. Latest reports is from 2012. Founders include Stanford university engineering graduates and a Tanzania journalist. Based in San Francisco, California. http://envaya.org/

Ethnologue - Tanzania

From the publication, Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 13th ed. (Dallas, Tx.: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1996), edited by Barbara F. Grimes. For each African country provides no. of speakers, dialects, linguistic affiliation, etc. http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Tanzania

Farahan's Rombo - Kilosa Rural Services Telecentre/Cybercafe
Telecentre and cybercafe. "One of the only rural cybercafes in Tanzania, based in Kilosa, Morogoro Region.  Services include telephone, IP telephone, Internet, fax, photocopy, messaging, word processing, desktop publishing, secretarial services, Internet & computer training, digital photos, and scanning.  The service generates profits through making many villagers capable of earning more money and enhancing their livelihoods." Owned by Mark Farahani. http://www.kilosaruralservices.com

Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'Homme, FIDH - [Zanzibar]
Has the full text, in Adobe PDF, of "Zanzibar Wave of Violence. A fact finding report on police brutality and election mismanagement in Zanzibar" 36 pages. Use the countries pull-down menu to locate press releases on human rights violations in Africa, addresses of African human rights organizations. Has other full text reports, in Adobe PDF, on African human rights issues. http://www.fidh.org/spip.php?article1000

Foreign relations of the United States, 1964-1968. Volume 24, Africa
. Editors, Nina Davis Howland, David S. Patterson.Washington, D.C. : Office of the Historian, U.S. Dept. of State, 1999.

Full text primary documents (letters, telegrams, memoranda, etc.) regarding U.S. relations with Africa. Includes documents on the 1964 Zanzibar coup. (Dept. of State Publication 10627). http://www.state.gov/www/about_state/history/vol_xxiv/index.html

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung- Tanzania
Has full text reports on governance, economic reform, women's issues, trade unions, local government, etc. Has a Youth Leadership Training Programme. http://tanzania.fes-international.de/

Friends of African Village Libraries
A non-profit whose founders are two Santa Clara University professors, Michael Kevane and Leslie Gray. It is involved in the construction, stocking, and management of village libraries in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda. Has a blog. Based in San Jose, California. http://www.favl.org/

Fundu Lagoon
Luxury resort on Pemba island, Zanzibar, offers scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, fishing, waterskiing and kayaking. http://www.fundulagoon.com/

Geider, Thomas - A Bibliography of Swahili Literature, Linguistics, Culture and History

Full text online. In Adobe pdf, 101 pages. No. 10, 2003 of the online journal Swahili Forum, published at the Department of Anthropology and African Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. http://www.uni-mainz.de/~ifeas/SwaFo/

Geological Survey of Tanzania
(Mineral Resources Department, Dodoma, Tanzania)
Has an infrastructure map, geological map, metallogenic map, mineral sector policy, information on mining operations. http://tanzania.sgu.se/

German Development Service in Tanzania

(DED) is the development service of the Federal Republic of Germany, founded in 1963. Has full text reports on projects in agriculture, gender & development, the Commission for Lands and Environment in Zanzibar, a Catholic hospital, civil society support, AIDS projects, wildlife and water conservation, etc. http://www.ded-tanzania.de/

German-Tanzanian Friendship Society

Non-profit Society established in 1986. Members are Germans and Tanzanians who support projects in Tanzania such as WAMATA, an AIDS counseling and support center. Based in Varel, Germany.

Global Volunteers - Tanzania

Volunteers live in a rural community for two to three weeks and work on projects chosen by the community's leaders. Projects include teaching, health care, and community infrastructure projects. The cost is $2,185 for three weeks plus airfare to Tanzania. GV is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization, founded in 1984, based in St. Paul, Minnesota. http://www.globalvolunteers.org/tnznmain.htm

[Graham] Billy Graham Center Archives, Wheaton College, IL

Collections on African Christianity from mainly North American Protestant missionaries and some African churches and organizations. Most records are 20th century; 75% concern east or central Africa. Collections include those of the Africa Inland Mission and individual missionaries. The African Inland Mission was especially active in Kenya, Zaire, Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan, and the Central African Republic. Has a searchable database of guides to the collections. http://www.wheaton.edu/bgc/

Green For Education and Poverty Alleviation Trust, GEPAT
Community based organisation which "works in.....Tanzania through existing local level structures such as Jumuia Ndogo Ndogo (JNN), self-help associations (for example Kufa na Kuzikana groups) communities starting with Kagera Region." Plants indigenous useful trees and and seed oil exotic trees. Based in Karagwe, Tanzania. http://www.gepat.co.tz/

Gris-Gris Films
Formed in 1994 as an independent production company. Produced Maangamizi - The Ancient One, produced by Ron Mulvihill and Martin Mhando and Arusi Ya Mariamu/ The Marriage of Mariamu, a Tanzanian-American co-production, made by TFC, the national film company of Tanzania and Ron Mulvihill. Has many photographs and reports on production of the films. http://www.grisgrisfilms.com/

Hakikazi Catalyst
(Arusha, Tanzania)
A Tanzanian company to "act as local catalyst in advocating for activities which empower marginalized people." Has, in English and Swahili, Tanzania without Poverty. A plain language guide to Tanzania's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (May 2001), other policy documents, training manuels, a mailing list, http://www.hakikazi.org/

Hamburg Mawingu Collection. Modern Makonde Art

"...a private museum digest of contemporary Makonde art from East Africa." Sculpture, masks, paintings. Site owned by Peter-Andreas Kamphausen. Features Tanzanian artist, George Lilanga. http://www.makonde-online.de

Heartbeat Online Tanzania Ltd.

Tanzania's "first live internet provider via V-SAT". The web page is very heavy on the graphics and may be slow loading. Site will host web sites for Tanzania companies. http://www.raha.com/

Heinrich Boll Foumdation. Regional Office for the East & Horn of Africa - [Tanzania]
Its main programs are on Gender, the Environment and Conflict and Dialogue. Its partners are in the Horn of Africa, Kenya, Uganda. Based in Nairobi, Kenya. http://www.hbfha.com/

Full text reports include -

A New Path? 2002. (359 pages in PDF) - covers historical background, democratic governance, economic governance, environment consequences, role of women, regional integration. Authors include Adebayo Adedeji, Archie Mafeje, Thandika Mkandawire, Yash Tandon, Horace Campbell, Peter Anyang' Nyong'o and others.

The Study of African Politics. A Critical Appreciation of a Heritage. By Peter Anyang' Nyong'o. 2002. (114 pages in PDF)

Law, the Social Sciences and the Crisis of Relevance: A Personal Account. By Dani Nabudere. 2001. (African Social Scientists Reflections, Part 2.) (137 pages in PDF) - includes law in African colonies, the post-colonial state, the Dar es Salaam School, legal education, African Studies (afrocentricity), Nabudere's law student days in the early 1960s and activist law career in Uganda.

Anthropology in Post-Independence Africa: End of an Era and the Problem of Self-Redefination. By Archie Mafeje. 2001. (African Social Scientists Reflections, Part 1.) (79 pages in PDF)

Sustainable Development, Governance, Globalisation: African Perspective. 2002 (188 p. in PDF) - women's issues, human settlements, Uganda, the Horn, Great Lakes, environment, peace & conflict. Authors include Kwesi Kwaa Prah, Archie Mafeje, Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka, Bereket Selassie and others.

Helsinki Corpus of Swahili
Annotated Swahili corpus on-line. (12 million words) of Swahili text. Prose text from Swahili newspapers, the news site of Deutsche Welle, and books of various genres. Access is permitted by application for research purposes. Annotated using the Swahili Language Manager developed by Arvi Hurskainen, Professor of African languages. Maintained at the University of Helsinki, Institute for Asian and African Studies and Finland's Center for Scientific Computing. http://www.csc.fi/kielipankki/aineistot/hcs/index.phtml.en

Hip Barbershop - Brad Weiss
Photographs, taken in 1999 and 2000, of barbershops in Arusha, Tanzania. Includes the rap scene in Arusha and a popular mural artist, Seif Bakari, known as Nevada Art. Web site of Brad Weiss, Associate Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. http://www.wm.edu/anthropology/faculty/weiss/index.html

Hirj, Karim F. - "Tanzania: The Travails of a Donor Democracy

Concerns the October 2000 election. Published February 5, 2001. Part of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars "On the Edge Commentary." http://www.prairienet.org/acas/edge/hirjitanzania.html

Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century
- from Matthew White
Has a map of Africa in the early 1900s showing colonial possessions, a map of the Maji Maji rebellion 1905-1906, boundaries of the former Biafra (Nigeria), Southern Africa 1968-1975, the Chad civil war mid to late 1980s, Sudan civil war 1983. M. White is a librarian, see his FAQ. The Systems of Government maps are not quite accurate. http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/20centry.htm

Human Rights Watch - "Seeking Protection: Addressing Sexual and Domestic Violence in Tanzania's Refugee Camps"

Full text report. "This report is based on research conducted in Tanzania in May and June 1998 and October and November 1999." Topics covered include: The Refugee Camps, Women's Unequal Status in Burundian Society, Domestic Violence in Tanzanian Camps, Status of Women and Other Social Problems, Tanzanian government response, etc. http://www.hrw.org/reports/2000/tanzania/

IIEP Newsletter
(Paris) - Tanzania

The International Institute for Educational Planning's newsletter, April-June 2000 (in Adobe PDF) issue covers the Dakar World Education Forum and Private Education in Tanzania. http://www.unesco.org/iiep/index.htm

In Our Village
What Kids Can Do (WKCD), an NGO, works with students at Awet Secondary School in Kambi ya Simba, Tanzania to document daily life in their village and school with digital cameras and tape recorders. Photos, interviews, and video. Excerpts from a book about them, In Our Village: Kambi ya Simba Through the Eyes of Its Youth (Next Generation Press, 2006). "...video clips provide a "virtual visit" to the village and the school." http://www.inourvillage.org/

INCORE Guide to Internet Sources on Conflict and Ethnicity in Tanzania
Pub. 2001. From INCORE, the Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity, a joint initiative of the University of Ulster and the United Nations University. Based in Northern Ireland. http://lugh.incore.ulst.ac.uk/cds/countries/tanzania.html
Institute for Maasai Education, Research, and Conservation (MERC)
An NGO "...founded in 1987 to address the illegal appropriation and destruction of the natural environment in Maasai peoples' traditional lands in Kenya and Tanzania." Includes a Maasai People's History. Formerly the Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition. Based in Nairobi and Washington, D. C. http://www.maasaierc.org/

Institution of Engineers Tanzania, IET
Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. https://iet.or.tz/
International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development (Montreal)
An independent non-partisan centre established by an Act of the Parliament of Canada in 1988. Has an online summary of "Towards A Reconstruction of State-Society Relations: Democracy and Human Rights in Tanzania". http://www.ichrdd.ca/

International Documentation Network on the Great African Lakes Region
International inter-university program (based in Geneva, Switzerland) to collect "grey literature" on the economic, social, and political aspects of Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda,  Tanzania, and Congo-Kinshasa. The documents, on cd-rom, are sold thru subscription. http://www.unige.ch/iued/grandslacs/welcome.html

International Forum for Rural Transport and Development
In English, Spanish, French. The IFRTD focuses on the "introduction and dissemination of intermediate means of transport (e.g. bicycles, pack animals, wheelbarrows, low-cost motor vehicles, etc.) to fill the gap between walking and motorized vehicles." Has articles from its journal, Forum News, an annotated bibliography, photographs of rural transport methods, etc. Includes An Annotated Bibliography on Rural Transport, Edited by Niklas Sieber (1997). http://www.gn.apc.org/ifrtd/

International Labour Organization - e.quality@work
An Information Base on Equal Employment Opportunities for Women and Men. For the African countries covered (Egypt, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia) provides information on all or some of the following - equal employment legislation; collective agreements; case law, customary law, labor courts, workers' and employers' organizations, national guidelines, government programs, links to related sites. http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/gems/eeo/

International Monetary Fund. Tanzania and the IMF

Full text reports on Tanzania's economy. Includes "Tanzania: Recent Economic Developments" and "Tanzania - Statistical Annex." http://www.imf.org/external/country/TZA/

International School of Tanganyika, IST
"...a private, co-educational day school" Established 1963. Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. http://www.istafrica.com/

Internet Journal of African Studies
Pub. at Univ. of Bradford, Dept. of Social and Economic Studies, Bradford, U.K. Contains the full text of No. 1, April 1996. The issue includes "The social impact of [structural] adjustment in Tanzania" by M. Messkoub. http://www.brad.ac.uk/research/ijas/homeijas.htm

Inter-University Council for East Africa

"...a regional inter-govermental organisation whose mission is to encourage and develop mutually beneficial collaboration between universities in East Africa, and between them and governments and other organisations, both public and private." Full text reports on education. Has a scholarship program. Applicants must be resident citizens and other residents of Kenya, Tanzania, or Uganda. Sponsors the East African Network of University Libraries. http://www.iucea.org/

IRIS, Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (College Park, Maryland)
The Center for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS) at the University of Maryland, College Park has produced reports on Market Reform and Tanzanian Agriculture: Success and Failures in a Decade of Liberalization (1994). http://www.iris.umd.edu/

Islam Tanzania
In Swahili and English. About Islam and Muslims in Tanzania. "African Islam in Tanzania" by Abdulaziz Y. Lodhi and David Westerlund covers history, organizations, a bibliographical essay. Has other articles and links to related sites. Has full text articles from the Swahili journal, Nasaha and from An-nuur, weekly Kiswahili magazine from Dar es Salaam. Has full text of the book, Mwembechai killings and the political future of Tanzania by Hamza M. Njozi. http://www.igs.net/~kassim/

Jifunze Project

Non-profit education project for rural Tanzanians, in Kibaya, Tanzania within the rural Kiteto District, "launched by Christina Gabriel (TZ) and Carrie Oelberger (U.S.) in 1997." Occasionally has internship volunteer positions. Based in Stow, Massachusetts. http://www.jifunze.org/

Journal of Humanitarian Assistance

A free e-journal based at the University of Bradford, Bradford, U.K.. Has full text articles on Tanzania; use the Search form. http://www.jha.ac/

Joynson, R. H. "Responsible Tourism = Ethical Tourism?"

Briefly discusses problems with tourism development in Zanzibar, includes a bibliography. Chapter from R. H. Joynson's book, Alternative Tourism. See additional chapters at the bottom of the Bolton Business School, Tourism Department web site. http://basil.acs.bolton.ac.uk/~rj2/Papers/SA_ETHIC.html

KickStart (formerly ApproTEC)

An NGO founded in Kenya in 1991, works in Kenya, Tanzania, Mali. "Each summer, ApproTEC has a very limited number of internships at its offices in Nairobi, Kenya. These non-paying positions are for experienced business, economics, and engineering design graduate students or professionals. ApproTEC assists small business people "to identify viable business opportunities, to access the technologies required to launch the new enterprises and to widely market new products." Example: Designed a water pump which has helped Kenyans grow food more efficiently and profitably. ApproTEC received one of five Tech Museum of Innovation award for technology benefiting humanity - Source: San Jose Mercury News, 1C. Nov. 8, 2002, p. Based in Nairobi and San Francisco. http://www.approtec.org/

Language and Popular Culture in Africa

"The main aim of LPCA is to document and further the study of expressions of popular language and culture in Africa." Maintained by Johannes Fabian and Vincent de Rooij of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam. http://www2.fmg.uva.nl/lpca/

Has the Archives of Popular Swahili containing -
Popular Swahili Texts in Books and Articles: an annotated bibliography
Letters to the editor from the section Habari za Kwetu in Mwana Shaba (Journal d'entreprise de l'U.M.H.K.) 1958
The history of Zaire as told and painted by Tshibumba Kanda Matulu in conversation with Johannes Fabian - Introduction - in several parts

Languages of Tanzania - by Jouni Maho Göteborg & Bonny Sands

"...a web-appendix to The languages of Tanzania: a bibliography, compiled and edited by Jouni Maho Göteborg & Bonny Sands." Find web resources by language; all entries are annotated. http://www.african.gu.se/tanzania/weblinks.html

Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT)

"...the first public interest environmental law organization in Tanzania. It was established in 1994...Its mission is to ensure sound natural resource management and environmental protection in Tanzania. LEAT carries out policy research, advocacy, and selected public interest litigation. Its membership largely includes lawyers concerned with environmental management and democratic governance in Tanzania. Has press releases, full text documents, information on a controversy surrounding the Bulyanhulu Gold Mine, etc. http://www.leat.or.tz/

Lilanga, George
Site of the well-known Tanzania painter and sculptor who influenced Keith Haring. Includes a biography. His works can be bought on-line.Web site based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://georgelilanga.com

L-TSA - Tanzania Discussion List

L-TSA, maintained by Sheryl McCurdy for the Tanzanian Studies Association, was established by scholars at the 1996 African Studies Association conference in San Francisco. One of its goals is to help Tanzanian scholars do research and writing abroad. Members include historians, anthropologists, geographers, political scientists, and others. To subscribe send a request to: Listserv@psuvm.psu.edu or L-TSA-request@LISTS.PSU.EDU  or to mccurdy@pop.psu.edu

Maangamizi - The Ancient One

"Maangamizi, a powerful Swahili word which translates into 'destroyer' is the unseen force which binds two women, an African American physician (BarbaraO) and her African patient (Amandina Lihamba) in a tense and psychological relationship." The film was entered in the Foreign Language Film category for the 74th Academy Awards, Tanzania's first entry in the U.S. Academy Awards. The film, in Swahili, "centers around three women, a doctor, her patient and the mysterious ancestor that comes to take them on a journey into their past and inevitably delivers them to a place of healing." Directors are Tanzanian filmmaker, Martin Mhando, and Ron Mulvihill. http:// www.grisgrisfilms.com/maangamizi.htm

Madunia African Music

"...non-profit NGO, based in the Netherlands...founded to promote African music and support local initiatives of African musicians." Has audio clips, an essay on African pop music, video and audio clips of Mister II, a popular Tanzania rap musician. Site from the Netherlands. http://www.madunia.nl

Maji Maji Bibliography Project

Project by students in the African Studies Department of Humboldt-University at Berlin, Germany. "About 100 years ago, in late July 1905, the Maji Maji rebellion broke out in the Matumbi Hills in southern Tanzania. It was the greatest challenge German colonial rule ever faced in East Africa, leading to far reaching administrative and political reforms in the colony." Contains citations to and annotations on 67 "...articles published by contemporary observers in German newspapers and journals - which non-German speakers often have great difficulties to locate." Also has chapters from books. "The main criterion for inclusion was whether the author was a direct observer of the events of 1905-1907." Has indexes to persons, places, and groups. The articles (bibliography) can be arranged by source or author. http://www.mhudi.de/maji

Mbele, Joseph L.

Dr. Mbele, from Tanzania, teaches folklore and literature in the English Department, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. Site includes a critique of Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart", an article on doing fieldwork in Tanzanian folklore plus ethical issues, study abroad programs in Tanzania and Zimbabwe, and a commentary on the current politics of Rwanda; Mbele taught at the University of Burundi. http://www.stolaf.edu/people/mbele/

The Meanings of Timbuktu - Edited by Shamil Jeppie and Souleymane Bachir Diagne
Full text of the book is online. 416 pages. HSRC Press, 2008. Topics include Arabic calligraphy, Arabic literature, Ajami, Muslim women scholars, Mali manuscripts, Arabic material in Zanzibar, etc. http://www.hsrcpress.ac.za/product.php?productid=2216

Directory, by Michele Fleet and Kate Mhambi, of e-mail and www sites for Southern Africa for over 140 newspapers, radio, television and professional institutions in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. From the Southern Africa AIDS Information Dissemination Service (Harare, Zimbabwe) & Panos. http://www.safaids.org.zw

Michigan State Univ., Program on the Lakes of East Africa

"(PLEA) is a research, training, and service program of the African Studies Center of Michigan State University in collaboration with the fisheries research institutes of Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda. PLEA does research on Lakes Victoria and Malawi on the Anthropology and Sociology of fisheries management and development, women and gender, environmental policy, the socioeconomic impacts of species introductions, and relations of production . PLEA trains African and international scholars in fisheries socioeconomics and provides bibliographic databases, conferences, and consultancies." Maintained by Doug Wilson. [KF] http://africa.msu.edu/PLEA/

In Swahili and English. Tanzanian blog operating since 2005, covers International and local news, Politics, Fashion, Social Scenes, Interviews, Movies, Events, personalities and "anything positive happening worldwide." Based om Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. https://issamichuzi.blogspot.com/

Microsoft Terra Server - World Imagery Database
Has a satellite image of Dar es Salaam.  The images on Terra Server come from the United States Geological Survey and SPIN-2, a joint Russian/American venture to market declassified satellite photographs. http://terraserver.microsoft.com/

Miller Esselaar and Associates (MEA)

Consulting company on the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry in Africa. Has a 62 page report, in Adobe pdf, "Country ICT Survey for Tanzania" (Pub. 2001). Report prepared for the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. Based in Wilderness, South Africa. http://www.milless.co.za/archive_list.htm

Mkuki na Nyota
Pioneering publisher of fiction, nonfiction, children's books, law, textbooks. Publishes fine art books (Tanzania sculpture, Malangatana from Mozambique). Established in 1991 by Walter Bgoya. Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. http://www.mkukinanyota.com/

Sells Swahili domain names. Links to web sites about Swahili, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Maintained by Robert Jordan. http://www.moja.com/

Morogoro International School
Site designed as a forum for school alumni. Maintained by Magnus Persson from Sweden. http://pub52.ezboard.com/bmorogorointernationalschoolforum16161

Mount Meru University

"...formerly known as the International Baptist Theological Seminary of Eastern Africa, is located near Arusha Tanzania. The school was organized in 1962 by the first Southern Baptist missionaries to East Africa. For over forty years the Faculty of Theology has been training church leader who now serve in several East African countries." "In September of 2003 the school received permission from the government of Tanzania to become Mount Meru University, an accredited institution." http://www.mmu.ac.tz

Mtembezi, Chumvi - Karibu kwa Chumvi Mtembezi
In Kiswahili. Humor and short stories. http://chumvi.tripod.com/index.htm

Mwakikagile, Godfrey
Biography of the Tanzanian writer. http://mwakikagile.tripod.com/tanzanianwritergodfreymwakikagile/

Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation
Founded by Nyerere in 1996. Has audio clips of Nyerere's speeches (in Swahili and English); these take a significant time to download. Describes projects on conflict resolution, African unity. A priority for its Documentation Centre will be establishing a database containing the correspondence and papers by and about Mwalimu Nyerere and those of the OAU Liberation Committee. "Preserving and classifying them is a fundamental activity of the Foundation in fulfilling its role as a Think Tank." http://www.nyererefoundation.or.tz/

In English and Swahili. Site on Swahili culture. Historical postcards. History of Tarabu/Taarab Music. Taraab and Swahili videos from Youtube. Cuisine including recipes. Swahili song lyrics. Superstitions, and more. http://www.mwambao.com/

In Kiswahili. Web site of the print newspaper. Has videos. http://www.mwananchi.co.tz/

Mzuri Kaja Development Society (MKDS)
"...village-owned society for the development of Mzuri Kaja village, Makunduchi, Zanzibar Islands." Projects include water supply for the village and building a school. Making caps is a tradition. Describes the New Year's festival, importance of henna, spirits, a visit to the village. Photographs. http://www.mzuri-kaja.or.tz

Is a "...worldwide list for the discussion of genealogy and history of the Indian communities of East Africa, inclusive of Kenya,Uganda and Tanzania."
To subscribe, send email to: LISTSERV@HOME.EASE.LSOFT.COM
Leave the Subject line blank. In the Message area put:


Business directory for Tanzania. Classifieds, shopping, discount coupons, tourism, jobs, services, photographs, chat, etc. Book hotels but you must register on the web site first. Web site based in the U.S. (NYC and California). http://www.naomba.com/

National Development Corporation

Created by the Tanzania government. "The purpose of NDC is to initiate, develop and to guide the implementation of projects in the mining, agricultural, industrial, energy and forestry sectors of Tanzania, in partnership with the private sector. Information on setting up a business in Tanzania. http://www.ndctz.com/
National Electoral Commission.  Tume ya taifa ya uchaguzi
https://www.nec.go.tz/ See also its Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/nec.tanzania.39

National Public Radio - On Julius Nyerere, October 16, 1999

For those with sound cards, speakers, RealPlayer, listen to a remembrance of Julius Nyerere by Scott Simon, an NPR reporter. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1065366

Ngorongoro, Africa's Cradle of Life

About the PBS TV program on the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Has lessons designed for earth science, biology, and mathematics students in middle and high school classrooms, links to related sites. http://www.pbs.org/edens/ngorongoro/

Njozi, Hamza M. - "Mwembechai killings and the political future of Tanzania"

(Ottawa, Canada: Globalink Communications, 2000.) Full text of the book, in html and Adobe PDF formats. "On Friday 13 February, 1998 at the instigation of a Catholic priest of Mburahati parish in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzania government ordered its para-military police force to open fire on unarmed Muslims at Mwembechai area, killing at least four of them." http://www.islamtz.org/mwembechai.html

Nordic Africa Institute - Nordic Documentation on the Liberation Struggle in Southern Africa
Documents on the "late 20th century history of national liberation in Southern Africa and the role of the Nordic countries...primary source material available in government, NGO and personal archives...mainly in the Nordic languages, but when possible, English is indicated.....interviews with important actors, photographs, publications, posters and scanned newspaper clips from the period 1960-1996." Personal stories (such as Diary from Somafco 1986-1988 [on Solomon Mahalngo Freedom School in Tanzania] and I worked as a nurse at Somafco 1988-1991). The Nordic Africa Institute is based in Uppsala, Sweden. http://www.liberationafrica.se/

Northwestern University. Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies. Winterton Collection
The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zanzibar) photographs comprises c. 7,600 photographs taken primarily in East Africa between about 1860 and 1960. A sample of 101 images are on-line and album views. Has an inventory. http://www.library.northwestern.edu/africana/winterton/index.html

Nyakyusa Homepage
The Nyakyusa live in Tanzania and Malawi. Has a bibliography on the Nyakyusa including journal articles, stories in Nyakyusa, information on a Nyakyusa dictionary for sale produced by a team including Knut Felberg maintainer of the page. http://home.online.no/~felberg/nyakyusa/nyakyusa.htm

Oculi, Okello - "For Mwalimu Nyerere"

Poem in honor of Julius Nyerere, late President of Tanzania. By Ugandan writer and political scientist, Dr. Okello Oculi. http://library.stanford.edu/africa-south-sahara/browse-country/tanzania/okello-oculi

Public university opened in 1994. Under Publications / Research Archives has full text Masters Theses online. http://www.out.ac.tz/
Orthodox Christian Mission Center
The Orthodox Christian Mission Center is "the Mission and Evangelism Agency of the Orthodox Churches in North America. Originally founded in 1985 as an arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America..." Describes their programs in Ghana, Madagascar, Tanzania. http://www.ocmc.org/

Pact Tanzania

U.S. NGO with programs in civil society capacity building, education on female genital mutilation, production of guides on influencing government policy. Based in Dar es Salaam. http://www.pacttz.org/

Full text publications online include:
Legislative Roadmap 38 p. (in English & Swahili)
Media Guide 68 p. in Adobe pdf
Tanzania Advocacy Partnership Program (TAPP) Sub-Grant Manual 89 p. in Adobe pdf (to assist organizations in managing U.S. govt. grants)
The Policy Process and Civil Society Access to that Process in Tanzania, by Suma C. Kaare. 2003. 17 p. in Adobe pdf

Panos - "Roads to the Summit"

Panos (London) and LEAD, Leadership for Environment & Development have published a joint report, which explores what six countries have achieved in sustainable development since the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio. The countries...are: India, Japan, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and the United States. "...each country has enacted an array of new mainly environmental legislation, but has largely failed to go the extra mile to integrate environmental protection with development. Most of the countries being reviewed, moreover, do not appear convinced by the concept of sustainable development." Has a report [in MS Word] on the summit. [KF] http://www.panos.org.uk/press/news_releases.asp?newsid=1057

Partnership for Higher Education in Africa
Full text publications include: Higher Education in Tanzania: A Case Study; Makerere University in Transition, 1993-2000: Opportunities and Challenges; Higher Education in Mozambique: A Case Study; Securing the Linchpin: ICT for Teaching, Learning, and Research. The Grants Database provides information by country, grantee, donor, amount, duration, purpose of grant, and keywords on grants received from the Partnership members: Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. Based at New York University, New York City. http://www.foundation-partnership.org

Pathfinder International
(Watertown, Massachusetts)
A non-profit founded in the 1920s. "supports family planning and reproductive health initiatives in 37 countries in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia and the Near East." Full text articles on Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, with photographs, statistics. http://www.pathfind.org

Poverty Eradication Network Trust, PEN
"...a non-governmental development organization operating in Central Tanzania..." Projects include provision of food, medication, clothing, medical supplies, books and other educational materials, micro financing, scholarships, school and church construction. Works with Books for Africa and Feed My Starving Children (a Christian non-profit). Based in Dodoma, Tanzania and Minnesota. http://www.pentrust.org

Radio One Stereo and East Africa FM
In Swahili. Radio stations owned by the IPP Group. Articles online. +Based in Dar es Salaam. http://www.ippmedia.com/ipp/radio/index.html

Research on Poverty Alleviation, REPOA (Dar es Salaam)
A research-oriented NGO which undertakes and facilitates economic and social research in poverty and related issues. Conducts training, promotes policy development for poverty reduction. Provides research grants. Full text of its Research Reports are on-line. Full text of the Special Papers are on-line. Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. http://www.repoa.or.tz/

Rockers (Dar es Salaam)
Magazine on entertainment, tourism and the environment. http://www.xs4all.nl/~rockers/

Saint Augustine University (Mwanza) - Publications
The International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), in cooperation with the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) and VL.I.R. : the Flemish Interuniversity Council (Belgium) worked with St. Augustine University to put full text reports online. Topics include: Towards the Termination of Foreign Aid in Sub Saharan Africa: A Proposal and Reflections from an African Perspective; Tanzania Value Added Taxation; Gender Issues. http://www.fiuc.org/iaup/sap/publications/staugust/staugustpub.php

SALAMA - Swahili Language Manager
Computational management of Swahili. SALAMA is "a computational environment for handling Swahili text. Includes morphological, syntactic and semantic analysis of text, including rule-based disambiguation. Applications: a spell checker, morphological and syntactic tagger, as well as tools for dictionary compilation. The most recent applications include machine translation from Swahili to English." Maintained at the University of Helsinki. http://www.njas.helsinki.fi/salama

Salvatorian Institute of Philosophy and Theology (Morogoro, Tanzania)
Religious seminary affiliated with the the Philosophy Faculty of the Pontifical Urbaniana University of Rome. Offers a B.A. in Philosophy and a Bachelor of Theology degree (four-year program of theological training for the Catholic priesthood.) The Salvatorianum Publishing House publishes religious titles in Swahili and English. Has the table of contents of its magazine, Africa Tomorrow. and the full text of the student journal, Kola Hill Digest. Photographs of the school, students, and church art work. Based in Morogoro, Tanzania. http://www.sds.org/morogoro/

Salvatorian Mission Warehouse (New Holstein, WI)
"Since 1968 The Salvatorian Mission Warehouse has been shipping tons of critical materials to needy villages around the world." Sends shipments to Tanzania and other African countries. "For over 30 years Brother Regis and the Salvatorian Mission Warehouse in New Holstein, Wisconsin have been sending pallets of food, vitamins, medicines, clothing, soap and other materials...." http://salvatorians.com/missionwh/

Seppala, Pekka - Tanzanian Local Administration. A vehicle for democratic development?
FAD Working Paper 3/98. Institute of Development Studies, Research Project Finnish Aid in Development, University of Helsinki, Finland. http://www.valt.helsinki.fi/kmi/fad/fad-wp-3-98.htm

Serengeti Lions and Domestic Dogs
Concerns the spread of viruses from domestic to wild animals in the Serengeti Game Reserve. From the Trade and Environment Database at American University (Washington, D.C.). http://www.american.edu/projects/mandala/TED/AFRDOG.HTM

SiM Consultants
Web site hosting and design, also sells computers. Offices in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Johannesburg, South Africa. http://www.simholdings.com

Sokoine University of Agriculture (Morogoro,Tanzania)
"The university was created in July 1984 from the former Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Science of the University of Dar es Salaam..." Its Solomon Mahlangu Campus in Mazimbu, Morogoro was formerly the African National Congress's [South Africa] Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College (SOMAFCO). http://www.suanet.ac.tz/

Hosts the Sokoine National Agricultural Library (SNAL) - established by an Act of Parliament No. 21 of 1991, which elevated the former university library to a national agricultural library.

Hosts the Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development and the Agricultural Economics Society of Tanzania

Spotlight Casting Agency
(Dar es Salaam)
Tanzania's first actors casting agency, from children to senior citizens. Assists film companies with local producers. http://www.spotlightcasting.com

St. Augustine University of Tanzania
Catholic university "...established in 1998...the successor of the Nyegezi Social Training Institute (NSTI) founded in 1960...by the Catholic White Fathers (now called the Missionaries of Africa)..." Hosts the Tanzania Pastoral Research Institute. Based near Mwanza, Tanzania. http://www.saut.ac.tz/

Sturmer, Martin - Media History of Tanzania, 1888-1996
The author's thesis. Covers from "the period of the appearance of the first newspaper in 1888 to the democratisation process." Contents: German East Africa, Tanganyika under British Rule, Independence to Democratisation, Media Development on Zanzibar. Bibliography of books, articles, list of Tanzania newspapers. Maintained by Martin Sturmer. http://www.afrika.info/mediahistorytanzania.html

The Sukuma Museum (Mwanza, Tanzania)

Describes the revival of Sukuma traditional arts and culture taking place among traditional doctors, chiefs, artists, and dancers. Covers history, politics, and religion in Usukuma, Sukuma dancing, dance societies and ties to Denmark, healing practices, chiefs and royal history, a history and tour of the Sukuma Museum. Has many photographs including historical photos. By Mark and Aimee Bessire. M. Bessire was a Fulbright Fellow and Consusltant to the Museum. http://www.photo.net/sukuma/

Support for International Change, SIC
NGO (501(c)(3) to limit the impact of HIV/AIDS in underserved communities and to train future leaders in international health and development. Works in Tanzania. Awareness campaigns, HIV testing and counseling. "Offers structured 8 and 12 week volunteer programs open to students and recent alumni" from various colleges. The on-line Newsletters describe activities. Founded by a Stanford University medical student in 2002 as Students for International Change. Based in Tucson, Arizona and Arusha, Tanzania. http://www.sichange.org/

Swahili Forum (Mainz)
Published at the Department of Anthropology and African Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. Annual journal. Issues from 2003 are only online. Table of contents for older issues. No. 10, 2003 is "A Bibliography of Swahili Literature, Linguistics, Culture and History" by Thomas Geider (in Adobe pdf, 101 pages). http://www.uni-mainz.de/~ifeas/SwaFo/

Swahili Remix
In English and Swahili. "...website showcasing Tanzania's Urban [especially hiphop music] Culture." Some audio clips. The Duka sells CDs. Also a myspace site. http://www.swahiliremix.com

Swedish African Museum Program
"...a network joining museums in Sweden and in African countries." Includes full text reports, the cooperating African / Swedish partners, papers from their 1998 Stockholm conference on traditional medicine and conservation, traditional pest management in food production, indigenous crop conservation, the Village Museum, Dar es Salaam, and other topics. Has a discussion list, SAMP-L. http://www.natmus.cul.na/samp/samp.html

Swiss Tropical Institute

The Institute, in Basel, Switzerland, has a long standing link with Tanzania. Use the Search to locate Tanzania projects such as the Dar es Salaam Urban Health Project. Has the full text, in Adobe PDF, of Susanne Hausmann Muela's Ph.D. thesis, "Community Understanding of Malaria, and Treatment-seeking Behaviour in a Holoendemic Area of Southeastern Tanzania." (June 2000). http://www.sti.ch/

TANGO. Tanzania Association of NGOs

"TANGO promotes the growth of the NGO sector and civil society at large." Has a Directory of Development Organizations, 34 p. in PDF . Based in Dar es Salaam. http://www.tango.or.tz/

Directory of Tanzania sites, business directory, travel information, Tanzania news, facts, detailed map of Dar es Salaam, events and holidays, recipes. Managed by SiM Consultants. Site based in Great Britain. http://www.tanserve.com


Web site for members of TANZANET, an electronic mailing-list. "Membership is open to all Tanzanians and all those interested in things Tanzanian." Subscriptions are $10 for those outside of Tanzania. Has full text articles from its Tanzanet Journal. Its Consultants Database is "a platform where you can find resource persons, and professionals who are either Tanzanians or have working/research experience on Tanzanian practical issues. The database covers most areas of professional skills, from Social sciences, Natural Sciences to Engineering sciences." Sponsors a Books for Tanzania project, the annual Kandoro prize honors contributions to the advancement of literature in Tanzania and abroad. The Publications Database will provide citations to "...theses, dissertations, journal articles, historical documents, program transcripts, etc. that have significant research carried out on or in Tanzania." It has some full text articles. Has a directory of Tanzania web sites, directory of the Tanzania Press, a discussion forum in Swahili. Based in Raleigh, NC. and Leverkusen, Germany. http://tanzanet.org/

Tanzania. [Government]
In Kiswahili and English. Official site. Country profile (with national holidays, national symbols, mountain summits), an extensive history, information on Kiswahili, tourism and travel, press releases, government ministries (with address, fax, email), Zanzibar government site, Economic Surveys,  links to government web sites, etc. http://www.tanzania.go.tz/

Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture
Includes a business directory, directory and profiles of regional chambers. http://www.tccia.com/

Tanzania Communications Commission
The Commission regulates service providers in the postal and telecommunications sectors. It was established in 1993 established "following the dissolution of the former Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Corporation...." Has text of the Tanzania Communications Act N0. 18 of 1993, National Telecom Policy of 1997, meeting reports, licensing information, etc. http://www.tcc.go.tz/

Tanzania Education, TanEdu

An educational portal for Tanzanians, managed by Tanzania Education and Information Services Trust (TanEdu). Offers practical information for teachers, students, parents. Has a directory of higher education institutions, database of secondary schools, ICT in rural Tanzania, examination results, school calendar, and more. Based in Dar es Salaam. http://www.tanedu.org/

Full text of -
Tanzania National Policy on HIV / AIDS
. 2001. 45 p. in PDF.
Ministry of Science. National Higher Education Policy. 1999. 32 p. in PDF.
Ministry of Education & Culture. Education and Training Policy. 104 p. in PDF.

Tanzania Embassy. Washington, D.C.

Official site. Visa entry forms, ministry addresses, government organization chart, the President's biography, Tanzania telephone codes, government news, business contacts directory, why invest in Tanzania, regional cooperation, "Tanzania Development Vision 2025", U.S.-Tanzania relations, etc. http://www.tanzaniaembassy-us.org/

Tanzania Essential Health Intervention Project (TEHIP)

"The IDRC along with the WHO, the World Bank, CIDA, and UNICEF are funding a project in collaboration with the Tanzania government called the Tanzanian Essential Health Interventions Project. The project is designed to test the hypothesis that more rational and efficient decisions on health allocations can be made on the basis of information obtained at a district level." "Initially, two districts - Rufiji District and Morogoro (Rural) District - are participating in TEHIP." http://www.idrc.ca/ehip/

Tanzania Gender Networking Progamme
(Dar es Salaam)
In English and Kiswahili. NGO which promotes gender positive activism. Describes programs, publications. Publishes a newsletter, Ulingo Wa Jinsia. http://www.tgnp.co.tz/
Based in Dar es Salaam. http://www.tgnp.org/

Tanzania GIS User Group
'The Tanzania Geographic Information Systems Users Group (TZGISUG) is a semi-formal network of GIS practitioners and users who are either based in or are working on GIS issues related to Tanzania. The purpose of the TZGISUG is to provide a “place” where constituents of the network can share knowledge and information and generally provide support on a peer-to-peer basis on variety of technical issues. http://tzgisug.or.tz/

Tanzania High Commission (United Kingdom)
Has directories of Tanzania diplomatic missions worldwide, the government, members of Parliament, the Revolutionary Council of Zanzibar, travel information, the White Paper on Constitution Reform (in Swahili), information on East African Cooperation, facts about Tanzania and its history, culture, etc. http://www.tanzania-online.gov.uk/

Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organization (TIRDO)

"A Tanzanian government institution for Industrial research and development.
Established in 1979 after the breakup of the East  African Community." Has examples of consultancy work on electricity costs. http://www.sdnp.undp.org/tirdo

Tanzania. National Bureau of Statistics
Has a Data Portal. National Consumer Price Index, Index of Manufacturing Production, Producer Price Index of Manufacturing, Labour Force Survey, Household Budget Survey, Tanzania Socio-Economic Database etc. http://www.nbs.go.tz/

Tanzania Now
In English and Swahili. "...an independent private organisation that aims to provide information to the Tanzanian community in the UK." Directory of businesses in the U.K., news, discussion forums, commentary of religion, etc. Women's zone. Love corner. Maintained by Mr and Mrs Saidi Othman. http://www.tanzanianow.com/

Tanzania Online
Database of full text reports on Tanzania development issues. Search by author, title, keyword. Topics include Education, Agriculture, Mining, Tourism, Trade, Industries, Health, Poverty reduction, Water Environment, Women development, Private sector development, Science and Technology, Human Rights. Funded by the UNDP, Tanzania govt., etc. Based in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania. http://www.tzonline.org

Tanzania. Parliament.
Members by Region, by Political Party, by Gender. Ministers, Deputy Ministers. Full text documents - Acts, Hansards (in Swahili), Constitution (in English and Swahili), reports (such as the First medium term plan for growth and poverty reduction (2004/05 - 2006/07) - 162 p. in PDF . http://www.parliament.go.tz/

Also information on the Parliament, list of Members of Parliament. On the Tazania High Commission web site in London. http://www.tanzania-online.gov.uk/gov/wabunge.html

The former web site domain name had been taken over. See an account at http://www.bungetz.org/

Tanzania. Population and Housing Census 2002
Reports on Number of Persons, Population Density, Household Size, Sex Ratio, growth rates, projected population, maps showing population growth by region, population density by region, clickable map showing census data by region. http://www.tanzania.go.tz/census/

Tanzania. President's Office. Public Service Management
In English and Swahili. Information on the Public Service Reform Programme. Directory of other Tanzania government web sites. Based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. http://www.estabs.go.tz/

Tanzania. Prime Minister's Office
In English and Swahli. Speeches, press releases, list of Prime Ministers from 1961 to date. http://www.pmo.go.tz/

Tanzania Socio-Economic Database
Established by the Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with 17 Ministries and Government Institutions. "TSED 2.0 is a database system that helps to organize and present data on social development indicators." The software must be downloaded. Requires MS Office, 300 MB of free disk space, etc. http://www.tsed.org/

Tanzania. State House
In English and Swahili. Biography, speeches, photographs of the President. Information on Chama Cha Mapinduzi, the ruling party. http://www.statehouse.go.tz/

Tanzania Studies Association
Has an ongoing Tanzania Studies Bibliography, compiled by Shobana Shankar and now a wiki with multiple contributors, Swahli bibliography, articles on the web, web site directory, research clearance information. Helps distribute Tanzania Zamani, the journal of the Historical Association of Tanzania and the Department of History of the University of Dar es Salaam. http://www.csuchico.edu/soci/tanzania/

Discussion Group: http://groups.google.co.uk/group/tanzaniastudiesassociation

Tanzania Tourist Board

Official government site. FAQ for travelers, top ten destinations, national parks, festivals, holidays, accommodations list, lists of registered tour operators, tourism associations, visas, health, etc. Based in Dar esl Salaam, Tanzania. http://www.tanzaniatouristboard.com/

Tanzania Yellow Pages

Business directory. Search by business type, business name, city. http://www.yellowpages.co.tz/

Tanzania Website Addresses
Very large list of Tanzania web sites, arranged by categories. Based in Calgary, Canada. http://www.tanzaniawebsiteaddresses.com/

Tanzania Zamani
(Dar es Salaam)

Journal of the Historical Association of Tanzania and the Department of History, University of Dar es Salaam. Distributed by the Tanzania Studies Association.

Tanzania Zanzibar International Volunteer Association (TZIVA)
NGO "...providing technical, educational, fundraising and hands-on volunteer support to grassroots community projects on the island of Zanzibar, Tanzania." Volunteer opportunities to teach English, computer skills. Cost is $975 per month; terms are 1-3 months. Does not include air fare, visas, etc. Based in Zanzibar. Sponsored by Generosity in Action (Oakland, California) which is managed by Duncan Beardsley, former Director of the Stanford Alumni Association Travel/Study Programs. http://www.tziva.org/

Tanzanian Language Survey
Searchable database part of the Comparative Bantu On-line Dictionary Project "started in 1994 by Larry Hyman and John Lowe to produce...a lexicographic database to support and enhance the theoretical, descriptive, and historical linguistic study of the languages in the important Bantu family." Download the Bantu MapMaker for making linguistic maps on a Mac. It comes with maps of Africa and an inventory of about 500 Bantu languages names with their locations. Has searchable dictionaries in many languages, a searchable Bantu bibliography, and links to related sites. http://www.linguistics.berkeley.edu/CBOLD/

Tanzanian Mammal Key

In English and Swahili. "...a series of identification keys to the mammals of Tanzania. These keys should allow you to determine the identity of a skull or skin of most mammals found in Tanzania." Has a bibliography on the mammals of Tanzania and elsewhere in Africa, photographs and diagrams. On the site of the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois. http://www.fmnh.org/tanzania/

Tanzanian Population and Development Website

Official site? In English and Swahili. Click on the Swahili section which has many texts in English. Has information on the child development policy, the Fourth UNFPA Country Programme, etc. From the Population Planning Unit which is "...the custodian of the Tanzanian National Population Policy." http://www.angelfire.com/tn/ppu/

The Tanzania Studies Association's discussion list is maintained by Sheryl McCurdy. Members include historians, anthropologists, geographers, political scientists, and others. To subscribe to the discussion list, send a request to: listproc@ccat.sas.upenn.edu
with the Messasge: subscribe TANZLIST

Tarangire Elephant Project

"The Tarangire Elephant Project is working with local communities and tour operators to protect the main dispersal area of the northern sub-population of elephants." On the web site of the Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York. http://www.wcs.org/tarangire

TaTEDO, Tanzania Traditional Energy Development and Environment Organisation
"...a best practice sustainable energy [ngo] organization committed to the achievement of poverty free, environmentally secure, economically and socially well off communities...... Publishes a newsletter, Sustainable Energy and Development Forum, also in Swahili. Biofuels, renewable energy. Based in Dar es Salaam. http://www.tatedo.org/

Timegate - The Zanzibar Archive
Site has closed, was created by Kamal Gordhan, a Zanzibari living in the UK, "dedicted to the people and history of Zanzibar.". Had many links to Zanzibar-related sites. http://www.timegate.demon.co.uk/ and http://www.zanzibar.eastafrica.net

Transparency International Tanzania. Proceedings of the Information for Accountability Workshop, 27-28 March 2000, Dar es Salaam

92 page report, in Adobe PDF format. The goal of the workshop is to "...increase access to information to develop a more informed civil society..." The Workshop gave government officials an opportunity to identify and respond to citizens' reasonable demands for information on government programmes. "Once equipped with information, individual citizens and their representatives can assert their civil rights, hold governments accountable, and help to detect and deter corruption and fraud." On the web site of the Transparency International. http://www.transparency.org/working_papers/thematic/proceedings.html

Tumaini University

"Founded by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) in 1996." "The establishment of the University follows the decision of the government of Tanzania to liberalize the education sector and subsequent enactment of the Education (Amendment) Act No. 10 of 1995. The University is recognized by the Higher Education Accreditation Council." Comprises Iringa University College, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Makumira University College. Based near Moshi, Tanzania. http://www.elct.org/tumaini.html

Twiga Gallery and Design
(San Francisco, CA)
"African textiles, sculptures, jewelry, pottery, paintings, furniture, antiques, accents and accessories for the home." Unique, one of a kind jewelry. Gallery, in San Francisco, owned by Twiga Mbunda, from Tanzania.. http://www.twigagallery.com

Business directory, discussion forums (announcements, politics, recipes, etc.), real estate in Tanzania. Tanzania in the U.K. http://www.tzuk.net/

UNESCO World Heritage Site - Kondoa Rock Art Sites
Rock shelters with a "...spectacular collection of images..." Dodoma Region, Tanzania. The evaluation report (19 p. in PDF) includes a history, bibliography, photographs, map. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1183

For discussion of topics related to cultural, academic and technical matters and exchange of any information related to the peoples of Uganda, in particular and the East African Nile Basin countries: namely Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi in general. To subscribe, send email to: listserv@listserv.acsu.buffalo.edu
In the message area put: SUB unile-list yourfirstname yourlastname
The owner is Itiakorit John Osele: osele@ACSU.Buffalo.EDU

United Nations Development Program - Tanzania
Full text documents such as -
"Tanzania Commission for AIDS. Public Expenditure Review. HIV/AIDS Multi-sectoral Update for 2004."
Statements of the Resident Representative.
UNDP Country Co-operation Framework (CCF) 2002-2006 (PDF document)
Report on the Launch of the Growing Sustainable Business Initiative in Tanzania (Powerpoint & PDF)
Based in Dar es Salaam. http://www.tz.undp.org/

United Nations. High Commission for Refugees
Use the Search form to locate maps, news, statistics on refugees in Tanzania. See the Research / Evalutation section for the full text of Tanzania laws affecting refugees such as Refugees Acts, Sexual Offences Special Provisions Act, Tanzania Citizenship Act, Immigration Acts, Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, The Prisons Act, Extradition Act. Country reports from various government and NGOs, extensive country Evaluation reports. http://www.unhcr.ch/

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments - Tanzania
Provides a list of the President, Cabinet members, the Governor of the Central Bank, the country's Ambassador to the U.S., and its U.N. Representative. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/world-leaders-1/world-leaders-t/tanzania.html

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook  - Tanzania Page

Information on geography, people, government, economy, transportation, communication, defense. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/tz.html

U.S. Department of State - President Clinton's Visit to Nigeria, Tanzania, and Egypt August 26 - 29, 2000

Most extensive site, transcripts, background, comment by Susan Rice. http://usinfo.state.gov/regional/af/afphoto/ephoto/01.htm

Includes -
Transcript: Berger, Smith, Wolpe Aug. 28 Briefing in Arusha (08/28/00)
Text: Clinton August 28 Address at Burundi Peace Talks in Arusha (08/28/00)
Fact Sheet: U.S.-Tanzania Bilateral Relations (08/28/00)
Text: Clinton in Tanzania to Support Burundi Peace Efforts (08/28/00)

See also: Washington Post Arusha Meeting

U.S. Department of State. Report on Human Rights Practices - Tanzania

2013 Report, 2012 Report, 2011 Report, 2010 Report, 2009 Report, 2008 Report, 2007 Report, 2006 Report, 2005 Report, 2004 Report, 2003 Report, 2002 Report, 2001 Report, 2000 Report, 1999 Report, 1998 Report, 1997 Report, 1996 Report, 1993-1995 Reports. http://www.state.gov/g/drl/hr/

United States. Embassy. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Has their, Tanzania T.I.P. (Trade and Investment Promotion) newsletter, the Ambassador's biography, visa information, press releases, reports (International Narcotics Control Strategy Report on Tanzania, International Religious Freedom Report on Tanzania, background on Tanzania, etc. http://usembassy.state.gov/tanzania/

Universität Leipzig / University of Leipzig. Institut für Afrikanistik (Germany)
The Institute, formerly Karl-Marx-University, publishes the Mission Archives Series, guides (in German) to information about Africa in German mission archives. Abstracts (in English) for the guides are on the web site. http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~ifa/

Universität Leipzig. Institut für Afrikanistik - Africa in German Mission Archives

Inventories of German mission society archives. "So far the focus has been on the Leipzig Mission, together with closely related material now kept in archives in Bavaria (Nuremberg and Neuendettelsau). Consequently, the material covered concerns the area in which the Leipzig Mission and its predecessor, the Hersbruck Mission, was active from 1886 onwards, which is now part of northern Tanzania and southern Kenya." Project initiated in 1998 by Adam Jones of the University of Leipzig and Gudrun Miehe of the University of Bayreuth. http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~ifa/ma/Intro.html

Universiteit Gent (Ghent University) - Afrikaanse Talen en Culturen
Find Masters theses (full text online, in Dutch) and abstracts of Ph.D. theses in English (at least one in full text - English in Tanzania: an anatomy of hegemony, by Stephen Mugeta Neke, 2002). The University is in Ghent, Belgium. http://www.africana.ugent.be/

University College, London. Human Ecology Research Group
Has abstracts and a few full text reports on land use policy, in East Africa, Southern Africa. Click on the PDF icon to see full text. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/herg/

Examples of titles:
Coast, E. E. (2001). Colonial preconceptions and contemporary demographic reality: Maasai of Kenya and Tanzania. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/herg/east_africa_serengeti_mara1_paper1.htm

University of Dar es Salaam

Information for the Institute of Kiswahili Research, etc. Has university addresses, a senior administration directory, News and Events (academic), a directory of journals published at the University. A Tanzania Home page will have history, geography, a who's who. http://www.udsm.ac.tz/

University of Dar es Salaam. Institute of Development Studies
Has full text documents, in Adobe PDF, such as -
"Family Planning and Reproductive Rights in Tanzania" by Peter Kopoka (1999, 40 p.)
"Human Rights and Child Welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa" by Kopoka, Peter (1999, 32 p.) which includes street children in Dar es Salaam. http://www.fiuc.org/iaup/esap/publications/dar/darpub.php

University of Dar es Salaam. Institute of Resource Assessment
Conducts independent research, provides consultancy services to Government ministries, parastatal organizations, private organizations. Formerly the Bureau of Resource Assessment and Land Use Planning (BRALUP) established in 1967. http://www.ira.udsm.ac.tz/ and http://www.udsm.ac.tz/ucb/instiofresources.html

University of North Carolina. School of Medicine.  INTRAH
Established in 1979 to assist developing countries to improve the delivery of reproductive health services. Has projects in East Africa (Kenya, Uganda,  Tanzania). http://www.intrah.org

University of Pennsylvania Tanzania Page and Search Engine
Maps, an embassy directory, travel, language information, etc., created by Julie Sisskind, now maintained by Ali Dinar. UPenn has a search facility where one can one can do keyword searches. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/Tanzania.html

University of Sussex. Institute of Development Studies. (Brighton, U.K.)

Its Civil Society and Governance Programme has country reports for South Africa. and case studies on Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. http://www.ids.ac.uk/ids/civsoc/

University of the Witwatersrand. Forced Migration Studies Programme
Publishes preliminary findings on migration and displacement in Africa. http://www.migration.wits.ac.za/FMSPWP.html
Working Paper #4
L. Landau, Challenge Without Transformation: Refugees, Aid, and Trade in Western Tanzania

Uongozi Institute, East Africa

Site has closed. The University of Dar es Salaam  in collaboration with the University of Nairobi,
Makerere University (Uganda) and the University of California, Los Angeles' James S. Coleman African Studies Center sponsor the UONGOZI (Leadership) Institute, a summer school, in Tanzania. The project involves undergraduate students from the three African universities and North America. The school’s main goal is to foster civic and intellectual leadership qualities among the next generation of East African leaders. 

Village Museum, Dar es Salaam
Photographs of the Museum, museum activities, links to articles, related web sites. E-mail: villagemuseum@raha.com  http://www.homestead.com/villagemuseum

World Bank - Africa Statistics
Offers large number of sources - Africa Development Indicators, Africa Household Survey Databank (over 100 survey and census data sets from African countries), statistics by country. http://www4.worldbank.org/afr/stats/

World Bank - Tanzania and the Knowledge Economy: Preliminary Assessment
July 2004 "Powerpoint" report (49 p. in PDF). "...which regions of the world will be the most economically successful in the 21st century, ...... many scholars and pundits believe those regions will be the ones that can most successfully attract the so-called "knowledge" areas, such as information technology, nanotechnology, and a host of other fields." http://info.worldbank.org/etools/docs/library/117324/TanzaniaBenchmarkingAssessment72104.pdf

Zanzibar Archives

Not an official site but has much information. History, hours, holdings. By the creator of Time.Gate web site, who grew up in Zanzibar. http://www.timegate.demon.co.uk/guide.htm

Zanzibar Government
Official site. http://www.zanzibargovernment.org/

On-line travel guide. History of Zanzibar. Music and culture section with an extensive directory of Zanzibar music groups. Books section. Image gallery of photographs, maps, paintings by Tinga Tinga. http://www.zanzibar.net/

Zanzibar's Postal History
Zanzibar postal history by cartographer, Menno-Jan Kraak. http://www.itc.nl/personal/kraak/stamps/zanzibar/znzhp.html

Zanzibar Watch
"...an independent web-log of human rights abuses and election news in the run up to the general election of October 2005 in Zanzibar." "There is no independent media in Zanzibar after the Tanzanian Court of Appeal ordered the only private newspaper in Zanzibar, DIRA, to close down ..." Brief histories of Zanzibar and its human rights record). Election updates. Site based in the U.K. http://www.zanzibarwatch.org

Zanzinet Forum
"...a forum which brings together Zanzibaris of all backgrounds." "Currently, membership to the ZANZINET mailing list is strictly limited to Zanzibaris only, but the ZANZINET Open Forums are open to all." Has a brief history of the Swahili language, by Hassan O. Ali; revised by Abdurahman Juma; 1988 population census information, historical photographs, photographs of violent events from the October 29, 2000 general elections links to related sites. Maintained by Idris A. Rai. Based in Ottawa, Canada. http://www.zanzinet.org/

Ziff Journal
Historical / cultural journal. The full text of one issue is on-line - No. 3, 2006 (116 p. in PDF). The journal is edited by Professor Abdul Sheriff and connected with the Zanzibar Interntional Film Festival / Festival of the Dhow Countries http://www.ziff.or.tz/