Kizito Makoye is a freelance correspondent for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He regularly reports on climate change and on governance and corruption issues. He is also a correspondent for Bistandsaktuelt, a Norwegian newspaper on aid and international development.
How corruption and nepotism erode public trust in TanzaniaBy Kizito Makoye
Job recruitment is far from free and fair, with candidates selected less for merit and more for the “right connections”
Corruption engulfs construction sector in TanzaniaBy Kizito Makoye
As buildings collapse, claiming lives, Tanzania's president blames corrupt procurement and tendering process - a problem even though Tanzania is member of Construction Sector Transparency Initiative.
When the floodwaters hit homeBy Kizito Makoye
Extreme weather can be a distant worry – until a river of floodwater comes rushing through your own door
Tanzania's new driving licence system ? old wine in new ...By Kizito Makoye
A Tanzanian journalist finds that a new system designed to keep unqualified drivers off the road is already being undermined by bribery
How bribery cripples justice in Tanzania courtsBy Kizito Makoye
A look at the justice system in the east African country
A Tanzanian birthright: Pay bribes or sufferBy Kizito Makoye
A Tanzanian journalist describes the corruption engulfing his country, even when registering his daughter's birth
Tanzania energy scandal to cost ruling party votes, not electionBy Kizito Makoye
Many Tanzanians fear that corruption in the energy sector will deprive the country of vital revenue
Can Tanzania make its civil service more transparent?By Kizito Makoye
Can Tanzania live up to its promises to cut red tape in its civil service?
Corruption corrupts everyone in TanzaniaBy Kizito Makoye
Six out of 10 people admit in online survey to participating in bribery, and the problem appears to be getting worse, with kindergarten teachers and nurses also taking bribes.
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