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Introducing Social Business Model in Tanzania (Part One)

Hello ! Have you ever thought about any sustainable way of facing the most pressing social needs of our time ? I’m sure you did or you’re too curious to discover it. 1,029 more words

Nyerere Bridge, Dar er Salaam

The 680 meter long Nyerere Bridge crosses the creek to connect the Kigamboni suburb to the city centre. The bridge was completed in 2016 at a cost of 140 million US dollars. 229 more words


Tanzania Part I: The Long Road to Dar es Salaam

The two-day drive to Dar es Salaam started with a predawn breakfast at our Chitimba campsite on the shores of Lake Malawi.  A bright light illuminated our outdoor breakfast, tricking various large bugs that it was daylight so that us bleary-eyed travelers were periodically startled by dive bombing insects.  2,737 more words


From Balmy Ocean to Glacial Lakes

Photo courtesy: Muhammad Madhi Karim — Wikimedia Commons

My favourite beach close to Dar es Salaam was Silver Sands. The seashore was the least showy of the resorts and therefore the quietest; more old style, with thatched umbrellas before you stepped down to the beach and into the lukewarm ocean. 26 more words

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Lyricist Lounge in Tanzania

This Saturday (25 of March) is the 3rd anniversary of Lyricist Lounge in Dar es Salaam. Lyricist Lounge celebrates 3 years of spoken word, poetry, and lyricism by bringing to the stage a lineup of international MCs, poets, and DJs. 68 more words


First day on the road

Today we really started the field course and drove through our first national park, so everyone was really excited and looking forward to the adventure. We had spent a day with lectures at the College of African Wildlife Management and now felt ready to go out there into the wild. 477 more words

Not enough grass to go round- Food competition between the African Ungulates

Manyara National Park is found along the shores of the huge Manyara Lake. It has a diverse range of habitat types including savannah, acacia scrubland, wetlands and tropical forest. 283 more words