Human Rights




Africa by Eldis, Institute for Development Studies
Links to resources on the region, sorted by country. Eldis is an Internet gateway, produced by the British Library for Development Studies, funded by Danida.

Africa South of the Sahara - Tanzania
Links to resources on the region, sorted by country and subjects. Prepared by Karen Fung for the Electronic Technology Group, African Studies Association, USA. At Stanford University.

African Studies WWW
Links to resources on Africa, sorted by country and subjects. By the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Prof. Sandra T. Barnes.

Africaserver (Netherlands)
Dutch gateway to Africa. Resources sorted by subjects and country. With a clickable map.

Africa (AdmiNet)- Tanzania
Links to other resources by country. By AdmiNet

African Studies Internet Resources - Tanzania
Links to resources on Africa, sorted by country and region. Research-oriented. At Columbia University.

German-Tanzanian Friendship Society
The non-profit Society was established in 1986. Members are Germans and Tanzanians. They support projects in Tanzania including WAMATA, an AIDS counseling and support center. Webmasters, Richard Madete and Marc Danneschewski, also host a Tanzania NGO Network site. Madete has a Tanzania Home Page as well.

Greater Horn Information Exchange (US Aid)
Information provided by organisations and institutions that are active in the Greater Horn region. Hosted by the US Aid. Information on Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, and regional.

INCORE Guide to Internet Sources on Conflict and Ethnicity in Tanzania
From INCORE, the Initiative on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity, a joint initiative of the University of Ulster and the United Nations University. Based in Northern Ireland.

Mike Shand's Tanzania Page
Personal home page on Tanzania. By Mike Shand, University of Glasgow, Scotland.

A "worldwide list for the discussion of genealogy and history of the Indian communities of East Africa, inclusive of Kenya,Uganda and Tanzania." To subscribe, send email to:
Leave the Subject line blank. In the Message area put:
Tanzania Home Page
In English, German or Swahili. General information, links to Tanzania and Swahili-related sites. Includes a directory of the Tanzania press, reports on internet service providers, lists by Richard Madete of Kiswahili dictionaries, books on Kiswahili proverbs, and a "Comprehensive Swahili Reference in Poetry" - a list (including journal articles) of Swahili literature and poetry titles, arranged by author. Site maintained by Richard Madete
For discussion of topics related to cultural, academic and technical matters and exchange of any information related to the peoples of Uganda, in particular and the East African Nile Basin countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi in general. To subscribe, send email to:
In the message area put: SUB unile-list yourfirstname yourlastname
The owner is Itiakorit John Osele: osele@ACSU.Buffalo.EDU

US Department of the Army / Library of Congress: African Country Studies [Area Handbooks]
A continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This online series presently contains studies of 85 countries. No Tanzania page as of yet.

World Factbook- Central Intelligence Agency, USA
Basic facts on all countries, maps and flags. Prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials

World Bank: Countries and Regions: Africa
Studies and findings from the World Bank group on Africa.

Timegate - Zanzibar Network
Site created by Kamal Gordhan, a Zanzibari living in the UK, "dedicted to the people and history of Zanzibar.". Has many links to Zanzibar-related sites.

Zanzibar's Postal History
Zanzibar postal history by cartographer Menno-Jan Kraak.



Ethnologue Database
The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. The Ethnologue Language Family Index organizes languages according to language families.

East African Popular Music - Kenya, Tanzania, Zaire
Page by Dr. Douglas Paterson (an anthropologist) with articles on Kenya, Tanzania popular music, annotated discographies by Paterson on Kenya and Tanzania music prepared for The Rough Guide to World Music, includes some audio clips.
Nyakyusa Homepage
The Nyakyusa live in Tanzania and Malawi. Has a bibliography on the Nyakyusa including journal articles, stories in Nyakyusa.

Tanzania ­ Music
On Afro-Caribbean Musics, devoted to the promotion of the Afro-Caribbean culture by the mean of it's music

The Sukuma Museum (Mwanza, Tanzania)
Sukuma traditional arts and culture taking place among traditional doctors, chiefs, artists, and dancers. Covers history, politics, and religion in Usukuma, Sukuma dancing, dance societies and ties to Denmark, healing practices, chiefs and royal history, a history and tour of the Sukuma Museum.
Zanzibar International Film Festival (First) July  11-18,1998



Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
An organisation of free independent sovereign states which have agreed to co-operate in developing their natural and human resources for the good of all their people'. With its 21 member states and population of 385 million it forms a major integrated trading block.
MBendi's economic profile
By Mbendi Information Service. Information on the business opportunities and challenges in the countries of Africa, the companies and organisations active in various industry sectors (Oil, Gas, Chemicals, Mining etc.), the leading business and government personalities, a directory of products and services, the larger development projects currently underway in Africa, and information on the African Stock Exchanges.
COMESA, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
Information on customs tariffs by country, road/transport including road distances, economic profiles for each country (Angola, Burundi, Comoros, D.R. Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe).



University of Dar es Salaam
Uongozi Institute, East Africa
The University of Dar es Salaam  in collaboration with the University of Nairobi, Makerere University (Uganda) and the University of California, Los Angeles' James S. Coleman African Studies Center will inaugurate the UONGOZI (Leadership) Institute, a summer school, July 4 to August 15, 1998, in Tanzania.


HealthNet Africa  - health information network. Covers many African countries.

Travelers' Health Advisories, 1996-1997 - East Africa
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, USA.

UPENN African Studies - Health Sector
Links to health related information including health profiles of many African countries.


Human Rights

Amnesty International - Tanzania

US State Department - Human Rights Reports on Africa
1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997

Queer Resources Directory - Africa
Human Rights and homosexuality in African countries

Human Rights Watch - Africa
New york based international hr-organisation.



@frica Update
Daily news digest by the NCA, sorted by country, region and organisation. See also our index on news sources.

Africa News Server - Tanzania
African News Service reports on Tanzania.

AFP-Stories on (in English)
Agence France-Press (AFP) stories on Tanzania. Price: 2 French francs per story

AP-Stories on Tanzania
Associated Press
stories on Tanzania, by The Washington Post.

BBC World News Africa

Cable News Network CNN
Africa page on CNN.

East African, The
Electronic verison of the East African newspaper.

Express, The (Tanzania)
Tanzanian weekly. Published on Thursdays.

OneWorld News Service - Tanzania Page
News from organisations and bureaus participating in the One World project

Reuter-Stories on Tanzania
Reuters stories on Tanzania, by Yahoo.

Tanzania news (AfricaOnline)
Back logged by two weeks.



Elections and parliaments around the world - Tanzania
Election facts by Wilfred Derksen.

African Governments on the WWW - Tanzania
By Gunnar Anzinger

African political resources - Tanzania
Listings of political sites sorted by country, with links to parties, organisations, governments, media.



City.Net Africa - Tanzania
Links to other resources by country.

INFOHUB Tanzania Page
INFOHUBs travel-related information on Tanzania.

Kilimanjaro Adventure Travel
Includes pictures, and travel infomation to various parts of Africa

Lonely Planet Travellers Reports
Travel experiences and reccomendations.

A Trip to Tanzania
Pictures of the National Parks of Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara, the Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar.