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Maureen Fondo, Senior Legal Officer at COSOTA, on copyright awareness in Tanzania “In Tanzania, not all people are aware about the existence of copyright. It’s the duty of the Copyright Society of Tanzania to at least create awareness. … We actually educate them and try to make people understand that infringement of somebody’s rights is a crime.” That’s Maureen Fondo, Senior Legal Officer at the Copyright Society of… [Read more]

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Dr. Leonard Mboera, Editor of the Tanzanian Journal of Health Research, on publishing research, building networks and accessibility of research “What is coming out of research in this country is not that adequate. It does not reflect what is being done. We have contributed a lot, especially in the health research arena. … There is a need to build a culture for scientists to publish.” Those are the… [Read more]

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Walter Bgoya on Tanzania’s reading culture and a new consortium of academic publishers “There are now 20 universities in Tanzania and many more are coming. Every university wants to do two, three journals. The resources don’t really permit. I think it would be much better if several universities came together and produced one journal at a time together.” says Walter Bgoya, managing director of Mkuki na Nyota Publishers,… [Read more]