Tanzania. According to
Countryaah website, the UK held the equivalent of just over SEK 140
million. in aid since Tanzania decided to buy an air traffic
controller system for SEK 400 million. The British aid
authority felt that the purchase was in breach of Tanzania's
promise to prioritize poverty reduction and that a different
and much cheaper traffic management system could have been
The World Bank also talked about "waste". The World Bank
irritation was diluted following an order for an aircraft to
President Benjamin Mkapa for the equivalent of SEK 200
million. British aid was paid when the London government
found that the contract for the air traffic control system
could not be breached.
In May, in Dar es Salaam, a new WEB site for Parliament
was announced, which became known under its English
abbreviation POLICE (Parliamentary Online Information
System). The site aims to explain Parliament's legislative
work and plans to the public. The government declared it
expected the site to be one of the most visited in the
country. POLICE was funded by the UNDP, and the UN
Development Program's local head, Malloch Brown, declared
that "democracy in this way stuck out its tentacles". The
same was declared by President Pius Msekwa. Acc. Msekwa is
information from Parliament in the hands of the people
central to promoting the democratic process and to making
the government's work transparent to the public.
Acc. information from various organizations had only
300,000 of Tanzania's population of 35 million. however,
access to the Internet in 2002. In 2004, there were 23
providers in the country, and most Internet users used
Internet cafes as an access road. Prices here are lower than
in other African countries.
Opposition leader in parliament, Wilfred Lwakatare, on
the other hand, declared that the inauguration was a big
show, since many government ministers don't even have
computers in their offices.
In July, authorities responsible for the country's fauna
investigated the deaths of 10,000 Flamengoers in Manyara
National Park Lake east of the Rift Valley. Reports
indicated that the flamengoes had died of toxins from algae.
About 300 bird species live on the lake, including 3
million. flame goer.
A group of experts noted in September 2004 that by 2010
it would be possible to reduce the number of malaria cases
in Tanzania by half. For that to be possible, the population
must start using the mosquito net treated with insecticide.
It reduces the number of malaria cases by over 80% and kills
50% of the mosquitoes that enter the homes today. About
100,000 Tanzanians die annually from malaria, which equates
to a death of approx. every 5 minutes. The experts also
pointed out that using the mosquito net around the
children's beds will reduce the child mortality due to the
disease by 27%.
The December 2004 tsunami that hit Southeast Asia also
crossed the Indian Ocean, killing 10 people along the coast
In March-April 2005, serious clashes occurred in Zanzibar
ifbm. voter registration up to the October elections. The
Civil Unity Front stated that it was a planned campaign by
the ruling party to avoid electoral defeat. The ruling party
retained its absolute 53% majority in the elections in
Zanzibar and Karume was re-elected as president. On election
day itself, supporters of the opposition repeatedly clashed