The culture history of the United Republic of Tanzania
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- Letter to the Editor: Appeal for government
to act against female genital mutilation
- From Amnesty International News Service, 17 December
- Tanzania female circumcision shock
- BBC World Service. September 2, 1999. A human rights group
in Tanzania says that female circumcision is on the increase
in some areas, despite government attempts to ban it.
- Operation To Rout Out Human Skin Business
- Panafrican News Agency, 12 July 2000. Integration into the
world market is linked to an increase in superstition, so
that human skin becomes a valuable object of trade.
- Does English Grow Brains?
- Editorial, The East African (Nairobi), 28
September 2000. The decision by the University of Dar es
Salaam, the highest institution of learning in Tanzania, to
introduce an English language test for aspiring entrants
raises troubling questions.
- Tanzania Has Only 40,000 University
- TOMRIC Agency, 18 October 2000. Tanzania has only 40
university graduates out of a population of 32 million,
which is one of the lowest rates in the world. Low
enrollment rates caused by low resources, associated with
- Free Basic Education Program for All in
- TOMRIC News Agency (Dar es Salaam), 29 June 2001. Tanzania
has decided to eliminate all primary school pupils'
contributions, effective next year. The move would make most
pupils from poor families access primary school education
contrary to past whereby the fees and contributions limited
the number of children from poor families to very few.
- Reveller Traditionalists Unaware of Threat of
- By Daniel Benno Msangya O, African Church Information
Service, 16 July 2001. The Christian god will punish with
AIDS anyone flaunting Western ethical norms.