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The Unexpected

In the past few months, as I approach my thirtieth birthday (30!!!), I have experienced many emotions that come with the search of finding oneself. Moments of frustration, disappointment and sadness have been frequent mixed with feelings of optimism, confidence and mindfulness. 384 more words


The UpBeat: Author, human-rights activist Sally Armstrong visiting TEMBO

Mary Lu Beaupre

Exciting changes take place when girls in developing countries have access to education. Family incomes improve, as do health and nutrition levels. TEMBO, an Ottawa NGO that supports girls and women in northern Tanzania, is working to spread this message to Canadians, giving them a chance to learn about the positive changes that education makes in the lives of women and girls. 627 more words

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Dar es Salaam treasure

Ebony? In Tanzania it’s not the well-known bIack ebony. African carvers coat their finished art with black boot polish to resemble the sort-after dark cousin, but that wouldn’t do for something you want to eat from. 67 more words

East Africa

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater is the largest inactive unflooded caldera in the world, located in Tanzania, Africa.

An adventurous 112 mile (180 km) drive west from Arusha–half of which is a gravel road–took us to the rim of the Crater, where we stayed for three nights. 386 more words


The passing of our dear old dog, Lucy

Lucy, our dear old dog, died of natural causes late last night.  She died at home and was buried in the garden, where she was born and lived for nearly 13 years. 134 more words


Arusha: A Tanzanian adventure

A month in and I think I can say I’m finally settled.

I’ve successfully ridden a dalladalla on my own, survived my first illness (not a stomach one, thank you, just a regular old sinus cold), and returned from my first travels – to Zanzibar. 501 more words


Industrial Development in Tanzania: renewed commitment amidst persistent challenges

by Dennis Rweyemamu 

The fifth phase Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has demonstrated renewed commitment to industrialization, as part of a broader agenda to create employment opportunities and substantially reduce poverty. 742 more words