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Citizens are hungry for information | Right to know day

Eight out of ten say information held by public authorities is a public resource (77%) and that citizens should be able to access information from government (78%).

Amendments to the Statistics Act | Our View

As a stakeholder in independent research and data collection, Twaweza has analysed the proposed revisions to the Statistics Act (2015). It is worth noting that elements of the amended act remain open to competing perspectives, depending on one’s vantage point. As one among several interested parties to this discussion, here is our take:

The Tanzania Teachers’ Professional Board Bill | Analysis

The idea of a Teachers’ Professional Board is an important step in terms of the further professionalization of teaching, bringing this sector in line with others.

Amendment of the Statistics Act | Analysis

Any commentary querying or challenging official data would arguably be illegal under the amended Act, regardless of whether it was correct or not.

Tanzania is about to outlaw fact checking: here’s why that’s a problem

Statistics are society’s sensors. Independently collected, processed, disseminated and debated, they are vital to the health of a country.

A short statement from Twaweza

The Executive Director of Twaweza is not and has never been, a member of any political party in Tanzania.

Who is Twaweza?

Over the past few weeks, Twaweza and our work has been the subject of extensive public debate in Tanzania and beyond.
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