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5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Tanzania as new tectonic plates are forming

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale has hit northern Tanzania this afternoon, 15:27 local time (12:27 GMT). Damage is extensive and the death toll is likely to rise as the impact of the earthquake is made more severe by its shallow focus (10km) and the fact that the epicentre is in a populated region with poorly constructed buildings: … 83 more words

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On The Mountain Of God

    Tanzania’s Ol Doinyo Lengai is the Mountain of God to the Masai people who live in its shadow. So central is this iconic mountain to their folklore that these East Africans venerate it as the maker of the world. 1,126 more words

2baba ft Sauti Sol – ‘Oya Come Make We Go’ in new video

The Nigerian superstar artiste formerly known as Tuface or 2Face, 2Baba, has dropped the official video for his highly rated pan-African single ‘Oya Come Make We Go’ which features Kenyan superstar pop group, Sauti Sol . 78 more words

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Tanzania and Mikumi National Park

The journey from Malawi to Tanzania was uneventful and mellow. We crossed magnificent mountain passes in the Great Rift Valley and passed through miles of lush rolling highland tea estates. 559 more words


Ngong Wind Farm

Travellers rarely explore their own hometowns. I am no exception to the rule as I am just beginning to explore Nairobi. There are so many treasures that you are never really keen on till you actually go there. 399 more words


Early morning drive in Kenya (Great Rift Valley) - Africa Part V

This is the fifth and probably the final part of my visit to Kenya. In June 2015, I had a chance to attend a conference and was in Nairobi for a week. 424 more words