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Stone Town, last look

We have been informed that Stone Town is a great place to purchase Tanzanite, a perfect souvenir to commemorate our Kilimanjaro climb. Tanzanite is a beautiful gemstone. 330 more words


Morning Prayer 4.8.15, Tuesday in the 10th Week of Ordinary Time

You are great, O Lord God; for there is no one like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears. 3,014 more words

Jesus Christ

TANZANIA. I campi profughi dimenticati

Le stime parlano di 135.000 rifugiati.  In Tanzania arrivano ogni settimana circa 2.500 civili dal vicino Burundi. Solo negli ultimi due mesi gli ingressi hanno sfiorato i 79.000. 8 more words

Updates from Tanzania: Karibu. Karibuni. We Are Welcome.

Karibu. Karibuni. We are welcome.

This is one of the first phrases a visitor to Tanzania learns. Karibu. I received my first Karibu at the airport, upon responding to the man checking to see I had a visa. 803 more words


Day 28- Moshi to Msisu Village and Coffee Plantation 

We wake to rain! The first we have seen four weeks. Moshi means smoke in Kiswahili and The mist covered mountain is as if shrouded in smoke. 499 more words


Why South Africa’s largest mobile network, Vodacom, failed to grow M-Pesa

With just one million subscribers at the end of March 2015—the uptake of the mobile money platform M-Pesa has been labelled a failure in South Africa. 552 more words

The precariousness of the franchise state. NGOs & health care in Tanzania

My latest paper – ‘The precariousness of the franchise state: voluntary sector health services and international NGOs in Tanzania, 1960s-1980s’ –  has just been published in… 804 more words