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Ben TaylorOpen Development Consultant for Twaweza. Also a blogger (in a personal capacity) at, co-coordinator of the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) Open Development Working Group, co-editor of Tanzanian Affairs (the journal of the Britain Tanzania S
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Shujaaz.FM wins second Emmy award

Twaweza partner, Shujaaz.FM, was announced last month as the winner of the 2014 International Digital Emmy, for the children and youth category.

Uwezo East Africa Report launched

The latest report from Uwezo, covering learning assessments from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda is 2012, is now available. The report provides key comparative data on basic literacy and numeracy across the three countries.

Are teachers teaching? And do they understand their subjects?

Are teachers in East Africa's primary schools actually teaching? And do they understand their subject matter? Revealing new charts using data from a World Bank survey examine these questions.

Twaweza Head on CNN African Voices

Head of Twaweza, Rakesh Rajani, profiled on CNN African Voices. He speaks on the role and vision of Twaweza, education, accountability and how citizens can realize their aspirations.

Twaweza findings on Tanzania politics get wide media coverage

UPDATED ON 28 NOV: The launch of Twaweza's Sauti za Wananchi poll findings on Tanzanian politics has featured widely in the media.

Has Uwezo influenced key actors in 2013? Evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

This monitoring brief summarises the findings from a qualitative assessment of the resonance and impact of the Uwezo data collection in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

How (un)equal is East Africa? How much do the top 1% own? New video from Twaweza

How (un)equal is East Africa? And does it matter? Twaweza's Open Development Consultant Ben Taylor @mtega has produced a video on the topic for his blog, drawing from recently published data.
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