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Tanzania: Radio’s young, aspiring reporters

Daudi Frank enters Radio 5’s Arusha studios wearing a baggy turtleneck sweater. His trousers are stained with dirt, his plastic sandals caked with mud. The sixteen-year-old squeezes in his thin frame beside other young people from the youth outreach group… 671 more words


I must be climbing trees, living in a Chagga homestay and delivering school supplies to remote underprivileged children.

Our house of volunteers decided that we needed a little ‘family getaway’ and to get of Arusha and out of the house. Despite living in a small mansion we were all in need of some breathing space. 1,247 more words

I must be teaching some pretty awkward topics to a class of 115 Tanzanian teenagers.

A couple of weeks ago I tagged along with another volunteer (the lovely Michael) to a vocational technical college to help him do his educational talk on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. 356 more words

MDR Yashinje Bagosora Umugambi wa Jenoside, Abanje Kwikiza Habyarimana

Na: Tom Ndahiro

Ni iminsi mike isigaye ngo twibuke jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi ku nshuro ya 20. Ni iminsi 7 gusa. Gutegurwa kw’iyo jenoside  ntabwo byari ibanga kuri bamwe. 977 more words



My drive from Kilimanjaro Airport bore many similarities to driving through Rwanda.  The rural landscape, the one-lane highways, the old cars and smell of exhaust, people walking along the roadside (no sidewalks here either).   273 more words

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Lessons learned in Dar

We are currently in Arusha on our first holiday since we arrived in Tanzania so this will be the last post for a couple of weeks. 460 more words

Written By Tamie