Category Archives: Tz2015

Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2015

CPI2015The latest Corruption Perceptions Index was released last week by Transparency International.

The index gives each country a score between 1 and 100, representing the level of perceived corruption. (It is understandably difficult to measure actual corruption as it usually happens in secret). A higher score is better – ie. it means the level of perceived corruption is lower.

So what does it tell us about countries in East Africa? Continue reading

Uhuru na Kazi – Independence and Work

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It’s Tanzanian Independence Day, with a difference. President Magufuli has cancelled the usual official celebrations, to save money and focus on a national clean-up exercise instead.

From various sources, all on 9 December 2015, with President Magufuli leading from the front:

And now the cartoons:

And finally, another image seen today on social media, which may or may not be relevant:

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Election Day Report No.3 (6pm) from CEMOT #TanzaniaDecides @uchaguziwetu15

UPDATE 11.30PM 25/10/15

The data presented in this post has been updated with a data from a much larger number of polling stations. The new data is presented in another CEMOT brief, and is available in a new post on this blog.


 

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Apologies for the fact this is posted as a pdf rather than here within the blogpost, but time is short. And please note that this is preliminary data from a relatively small number (1,736) polling stations, it will be updated as more observers send their reports.

CEMOT election day brief no3 (corrected)

And here’s just one sample chart from the brief:

professional officials prelim

Election Day Report No.2 from CEMOT #TanzaniaDecides @uchaguziwetu15

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More data from the CEMOT team (of which I am part).

These figures come from reports of 6,579 observers out of 9,000 (73%), collected up to 12 noon on polling day. The data are preliminary figures, and may be subject to later changes as more observers submit reports.

voting materials, voter register

procedures, secret, security, disability

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