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Jembe Ni Jembe

Jembe Ni Jembe is a beach resort south of Mwanza. Last night we visited there for the first night with a group of colleagues. One of my colleagues runs a dance group (they performed at the Rock City Charity Ball), and last night they were in a dance competition with the resident dance group. 81 more words

Tanzanian Living

Considering what the film shows us, what do globalization, our consumption, the banks (IMF and WB) and the corporations do to a country like Tanzania?

Film: Darwin’s Nightmare (2004), dir. Hubert Sauper

Globalization of economy is just another loophole that the corporations discovered. Therefore, they are taking advantage of someone else’s misfortune, so to speak. 265 more words

Darwin's Nightmare

Why Kisumu is an Investors Paradise

  1. Kisumu is great with infrastructural developments taking shape all around the city. The newly inaugurated airport, the proposed standard gauge railway, ongoing road construction works and proposed lake port expansion gives an investor every reason to visit Kisumu immediately.
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Development

HITCHHIKING IN TANZANIA - PART I CONTINUED

Pockets for the Picking

A hand grabbed my shoulder, stopping me in my tracks by a bus stop full of staring faces as they notice my beard. 2,655 more words

Adventure Travel

Lake Victoria

After Nyakanazi we had another drive day to Lake Victoria, which we crossed to get to the city of Mwanza. Whilst waiting for the ferry, we sampled the traditional dish of chipsi mayai; Swahili for chips and egg. 193 more words

Africa

Rubondo: Hippo Island

Having just returned from Rubondo Island in Lake Victoria the first of a couple of short posts. A longer written account will follow in the coming days. 88 more words

Africa