A. About Us

Tanzania Digest, founded in July 2023, is an independent source of commentary and in-depth analysis of current events from field experts in various sectors, including mining, climate change, politics, business, and technology. We aim to deliver this content directly to the public to promote a better understanding of current affairs and complex issues.

Tanzania Digest’s goals for the future?
Our goal is to become Tanzania’s leading source of news analysis, providing insightful commentary on current events and complex issues.

What topics does Tanzania Digest cover?
Tanzania Digest covers a wide range of topics, including mining, climate change, travel and tourism, business, politics, and technology. Our opinion pieces are carefully crafted to resonate with English-speaking individuals in Tanzania, the East Africa Region, and beyond.

The focus of our contents
Our content focuses on opinion pieces and analysis of current events, NOT current affairs or press releases about events from the past or present.

Who is the target audience of Tanzania Digest?
Our target audience includes individuals seeking expert analysis of current affairs in the abovementioned sectors. This includes top leaders and professionals in the private sector, government, civil society, and media professionals.

How can I access content from Tanzania Digest?
You can access content from Tanzania Digest through our website, where we regularly publish articles, opinion pieces, and analyses from our expert contributors. Additionally, you can subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates and notifications about new content directly to your inbox.

How does Tanzania Digest partner with brands?
Tanzania Digest collaborates with brands to create engaging, insightful content that resonates with our audience. Through our growing reputation in commentary and in-depth analysis, we work with brands to craft compelling stories that inspire and captivate curious minds.

Are there any opportunities for commercial partnerships with Tanzania Digest?
We are open to exploring commercial opportunities to help monetize Tanzania Digest. If you’re interested in partnering with us, please email editor@digest.tz.

How does Tanzania Digest sustain its operations?
Tanzania Digest is sustained through various means, including partnerships, sponsorships, and reader support. We strive to maintain a sustainable pathway to ensure the continuity of our operations.

B. Be a Contributor

Who contributes to Tanzania Digest?
Our professional editors work with expert contributors who have proven expertise in their respective fields. Contributors must disclose their knowledge alongside their articles to ensure credibility and accuracy.

How can I Join to be a contributor?
You can join to be a contributor through the registration form. Here is a form: https://forms.gle/ubvSxQKULYNzjYsg8

How can I submit my work/article?
You can submit your work anytime by using this form: https://forms.gle/ttXmg7qHSLctM9cR6

How are authors credited for their articles on Tanzania Digest?
Authors are prominently credited for their contributions to Tanzania Digest. Each article features the author’s name alongside their byline, ensuring proper recognition of their work. Additionally, authors are encouraged to include their bio and institutional affiliations, providing readers with valuable context about the author’s expertise and background. We believe in giving credit where it’s due and strive to showcase the expertise of our contributors in every article.

Does Tanzania Digest pay for the articles published?
Tanzania Digest operates voluntarily and does not offer monetary compensation for articles. We value the expertise and insights of our contributors and provide a platform for them to share their knowledge with our audience. If you’re interested in becoming a contributor, please refer to our submission guidelines for more information on how to get involved.

How does Tanzania Digest verify contributors?
We welcome contributions from individuals with expertise in their respective fields. Contributors are required to disclose their expertise alongside their articles.

Who can join the Tanzania Digest Authors WhatsApp group?
Anyone interested in becoming a part of the Tanzania Digest community can join the WhatsApp group.

How can I join the Tanzania Digest Authors WhatsApp group?
Click this link to join here: https://chat.whatsapp.com/KAX7EtzUr8iAfGF8cQkzSE. Please share your number here, and we will add you to the group. Alternatively, you can text your number to +255743319044.

How many words should my article contain?
We recommend that articles submitted to Tanzania Digest contain a minimum of 800 words to ensure depth and thorough analysis of the topic. This allows our readers to delve into the subject matter and comprehensively understand the issues discussed.

How long does it take to publish an article?
Once your article is submitted, our editorial team will review it promptly. The time taken to publish an article can vary depending on factors such as the topic’s complexity, length, and the current editorial workload. Generally, we strive to publish articles on time to ensure that they reach our audience effectively. If you have any urgent publishing needs or specific deadlines, please inform us, and we will do our best to accommodate them.

How can I know if my article is published?
Once our editorial team has reviewed and published your article, you will receive an email notification. Additionally, you can regularly check the Tanzania Digest website to see if your article has been published. We strive to keep our contributors informed throughout publishing to ensure transparency and timely communication. If you have any concerns about the status of your article or need further assistance, please feel free to contact our editorial team for clarification.

Does Tanzania Digest offer training for contributors?
While we currently offer online training, we are open to expanding our training offerings based on contributors’ needs and interests.

C. Republishing Guidelines

Can I republish articles from Tanzania Digest?
You are welcome to republish articles from Tanzania Digest, but you must credit our source.

Are there any restrictions on editing the material?
Yes, you cannot edit the material except to reflect relative changes in time, location, and editorial style. The editor must approve any material edits for publication. You can contact the editor through editor@digest.tz

How should I credit the authors and their institutions?
Authors and their institutions should be credited, ideally in the byline of the republished article.

How should I credit Tanzania Digest?
You must credit Tanzania Digest and include links to our home page or the article URL. It is preferred that the credit be placed at the top of the republished article, and you may also include our logo.

The Use of Copyrighted Image

You can easily contact the owner of the copyrighted work and consider getting permission or obtaining a license to use the photo for your project.

Alternatively, consider “The Fair Use Rule”. Fair use allows you to use even copyrighted materials a single time to a limited audience without securing the copyright holder’s permission. All you need to do is to ensure that you give credit to the owner of the copyrighted work. But fair use has its limitations. You should use copyrighted work very little.

However, you can also find more free images from public domains or stock footage sites. You can also find different materials online to read more about “copyright infringement” and “The use of Copyrighted works for Journalists/Writers/Authors/Bloggers.”

D. Commenting Guidelines

Who can comment on Tanzania Digest?
All readers of Tanzania Digest can comment. Commenters must use real names.

Is anonymity allowed for commenters?
No, we enforce a strict real names policy. Anonymity is only permitted in exceptional circumstances.

Who moderates comments?
Our editors moderate comments on Tanzania Digest. Readers and other commenters can report comments for our editors to review.