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· December, 2005

Stories about Tanzania from December, 2005

Voices from Kiswahili Blogosphere

  16 December 2005

Mawazo na Mawaidha from Kenya follows closely localization of different versions of computer software and programs in Swahili. This week he writes and comments briefly on the launching of Swahili Windows and Office programs. Kilinux (the Open Swahili Localization Project) released its open source Swahili office suite, Jambo Open Office,...

Tanzania: press freedom

5 December 2005

Yebo Gogo reports that press freedom is under attack in Tanzania where the government has suspended two newspapers….”Daima, the newspaper owned by Freeman Mbowe, the presidential candidate of the opposition Party for Democracy and Progress, is being accused of suggesting President Benjamin Mpaka should be hanged for failing to repay...

Kiswahili blogoshere this week

  2 December 2005

Mawazo na Mawaidha writes about the new Bob Marley CD. He specifically likes the song, Slogan, one of seven songs found in Marley’s working room. The song, which features Eric Clapton on guitar, was produced by Bob Marley’s children, Stephen and Ziggy. Dira Yangu, writing from Uganda, asks his readers...

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