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2009-12-09 19:05:00

Opposition parties in Tanzania have still not managed to convincevoters that they are capable of running the country since the introduction of a multiparty system at the beginning of the 1990s. According to a new thesis at the University of Gothenburg, instead of  losing its dominant position, the ruling party, CCM, has consistently strengthened its position in parliament following each election. "Strengthening democracy in Tanzania is not just about establishingthe formal structures for...