Tag Archives: Tanzania

Gay rights in Africa: “one step forwards, one step back”

Though there are signs of progress towards tolerance, life for sexual minority groups in many African states remains legally and socially difficult — and downright dangerous in some regions.

Dar es Salaam: a sultry city break

The service can be sullen, Uber is a nightmare and some flashy venues may be close to empty, but the city is a rewarding alternative to Zanzibar nonetheless.

Tanzania’s descent into despotism

John Magufuli came to power in Tanzania amid much fanfare. He’s done much in the way of reform — but the slow creep towards autocracy is concerning.