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CSOs taking up the EAC integration agenda
Disturbed by the low participation of the civic population in East African Community (EAC) integration process, TANGO working in collaboration with Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) has started a process of bringing on board the broader section of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on the EAC integration agenda.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 07 August 2012 07:06)
More Coordination Needed
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from near and far have decried the state of uncoordinated in the Tanzania the CSO Sector. They say that despite the existence of such organizations like, The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS), Tanzania Association of NGOs (TANGO), Tanzania Council for Social Development (TACOSODE), Policy Forum (PF) and Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP) just to mention a few not much has been done in terms of fostering ethical conduct and adherence to the principles good-governance among CSOs.
Last Updated (Thursday, 09 August 2012 06:45)
GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have stepped up engagement in the anti-corruption fight. This is in a wake of a meeting called by TAKUKURU to form a network which will coordinate the CSO engagement in the anti-poverty fight.
CSOs and the Parliament at Logger-Heads
Gender, Human Rights and Democratic Governance activists under the FEMACT Coalition, recently challenged the Parliament saying that, “Parliament has failed to play its role of providing oversight to the government by accepting to close the debate on the Richmond, graft case and the Kiwira case. The CSOs think the case was prematurely closed because of the implication of the former's President in the acquisition of Kiwira mines. In fact it is said that former President Benjamin Mkapa
Tanzania Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (TANGO)] was established in November 1988 by 22 founder-member organisations. To-date the association has grown in numbers to more than 600 member organisations countrywide. The organisations that subscribe to TANGO membership include about 28 district and regional NGO networks. TANGO was formally registered in January 1989 as an association under the Societies Ordinance of 1963. It has since been re-registered by compliance to the NGO Act No. 24 of 2002 that recognises it as a network of NGOs. Under the new legislation, TANGO has a registration certificate number 1907 issued in June, 2006.
TANGO’s founder member NGOs in 1988 were:
Last Updated (Friday, 31 August 2012 12:14)