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· October, 2007

Stories about Tanzania from October, 2007

Tanzania: IMF no longer viewed as an enemy

  24 October 2007

Tanzania Common Cents writes about Tanzania's relationship with IMF: “While it is true that over the years Tanzania has graduated in her relationship with IMF to the point of currently operating under a PSI and thus driving its own development agenda; and while its true that IMF policies have evolved...

Africa: Telecommunications harmonisation

  15 October 2007

Rebecca Wanjiku writes about the debate around harmonisation of the telecommunication sector within East Africa: “Harmonisation is crucial to this process. Harmonisation does not necessarily mean that arrangements in all three countries must be the same, but that they must work together in a way which promotes cooperation and cross-border...

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Meet Maggid Mjengwa – Tanzania's Photoblogger

  15 October 2007

Today, we are introducing you to Maggid Mjengwa. Maggid is one of the leading photobloggers from Tanzania who has been trying to combine blogging, photography and political activism. Apart from being a very active blogger, Maggid is also a well-known columnist for a Swahili weekly in Tanzania, RAI. He shares his time with us to talk about his love for writing and how he got involved with electronic media.

Tanzania: A rare homecoming for Afro-Indians

  4 October 2007

Video Journalist writes about Indian musical group, Sidi Goma, whose ancestors left the island of Zanzibar eight hundred years ago: “On the rare home coming concert of the Indian musical group Sidi Goma on Zanzibar. They kept their music and dance, and performed on The Zanzibar International Film Festival.”

Africa: Why smoking is good for Africa

  1 October 2007

Reluctant Memsahib explains why smoking is good for Africa: “The NGO who argues that tobacco growers must seek alternative cash crops needs to get out more (I think that’s what the shiny 4×4 is for love?) and learn something about tobacco first.”

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