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· July, 2007

Stories about Tanzania from July, 2007

Tanzania: Swiss government removes all tariffs and quotas

Gillian writes about the decision by the Swiss government to remove all tarrifs on trade with Tanzania: “The Swiss government has removed all tariffs and quotas standing in the way...

Tanzania: evolving into a xenophobic society

Ujamaa argues that Tanzania is evolving into a xenophobic society: “Whether it is the Begging Somali, the Grieving Burundian, The enterprising Kenyan or the shameless Muhindi, Tanzania has slowly but...

Tanzania: shooting a film in Tanzania

Six American students are blogging about their experience shooting a feature film in Tanzania: Here are a few memorable moments from being on the set: * Yelling “action!” right before...

Africa: two African solar companies win Ashden Awards

The African Uptimist reports that two African solar companies won Ashden Awards last month: Tanzania's Zara Solar Ltd. won the first prize for the Africa Award (£30,000) for providing high-quality,...

Tanzania: official logo of the Tanzanian Bloggers Association

A logo designed by a Tanzania blogger, Gerald Shuma, has become the official logo of the Tanzanian Bloggers Association.

Tanzania: Tanzania – an example of the vibrant African blogosphere

web2fordev has a post about Tanzania being an example of the vibrant African blogosphere: “I had a look at the Global Voices’ wiki, which shows bloggers from many African countries....

Tanzania: Tanzania blogger sells photo from his blog

A Tanzanian blogger, Sankofa, has sold a photo he posted on his blog from TEDGlobal 2007.

Tanzania: the implications of sending refugees home

The Head Heeb looks at the social and economic implications of Tanzania's decision to expell refugees: “It's hard not to sympathize with Tanzania, which has done far more than its...

Blogging for social change: Interview with Jeff Msangi

Jeff Msangi is a columnist for a Tanzanian daily,Tanzania Daima. He has been a blogger since 2005. He blogs in Swahili at Harakati and in English at Proud African. His...

Malawi: Windmill genius, burying the first lady, and other things Malawian

The most exciting phenomenon in the Malawian blogosphere as I am writing is the 19-year-old William Kamkwamba. Five years ago, William dropped out of secondary school just after two terms...

Africa: Africa Cookbook Project moving forward

TEDGlobal 2007 in Arusha, Tanzania, gave birth to Africa Cookbook Project: “At TEDGLOBAL in Arusha, Tanzania in June, 2007, we launched the “Africa Cookbook Project,” whose goal is to archive...

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