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Refugees who fled Burundi's violence

Refugees who fled Burundi’s violence and political tension wait to board a ship freighted by the UN, at Kagunga on Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania to be taken to the port city of Kigoma. 83 more words

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Fearful and desperate, refugees flee Burundi unrest

Burundian refugees gather on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kagunga village in Kigoma region in western Tanzania, as they wait for MV Liemba to transport them to Kigoma township. 37 more words

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Lake Tanganyika

Beautiful planet Earth

Lake Tanganyika is an African Great Lake. It is estimated to be the second largest freshwater lake in the world by volume, and the  188 more words

Lake Tanganyika

Five Hot Spots for Cruising and Sailing in East Africa

Cruising and sailing is one kind of novelty that I fill has not been fully exploited in East Africa’s tourism frontiers. And while the traditional and mainstream numbers such as safari, beach and heritage keep hitting new lows, maybe it’s time the stakeholders shifted from the Big Fives of the land, the Biggies of Marine life! 757 more words

Tourism

New aquarium addition - Neolamprologus tretocephalus

I had one of these a couple of years back, but tragically learned that they are very good at jumping. But now, after lowering the water level another few inches (I know, a lid would make more sense) and scouring the state looking for a breeder, I’ve got my hands on another. 61 more words

African

On Lake Tanganyika.

(Inspired by an article by Jeffrey Gettleman)

On Lake Tanganyika fishing nets from skeeter netting

Are practical and inexpensive – and to some, upsetting.  62 more words

Poetry

The Great Story of Graf von Goetzen

Lake Tanganyika – look it up. It spans 68,000 squared kilometres. At it’s greatest length it is 210 miles long and 150 wide. It’s coastline stretches for 2,000 miles. 624 more words