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· February, 2008

Stories about Tanzania from February, 2008

Africa: Bush in Africa

  19 February 2008

Imnakoya points out to what the mainstrem media aren't talking about regarding George Bush trip to Africa: “George W Bush, the president of the greatest and biggest democracy is currently in Africa, in what some call a “barnstorming trip” involving 5 countries, starting from Sunday through Thursday. Today is Day...

Tanzania: Paying for electricity without electricity

  19 February 2008

Pernille writes about media, politics and change in Tanzania: “When the Tanzanians got their electricity bills for January 2008 there was an increase of 30%. Not because they had consumed more electricity, because power is still lacking. When the government ‘bought’ the generator from the Richmond firm, they borrowed 179...

Tanzania: Tanzanian actor in Bongoland II

  19 February 2008

Bongoland II blog writes about the Tanzanian actor, Shafii Abdul: “As we await the release of Bongoland II, we thought it is only appropriate to tell you about some of the special actors from Tanzania who were part of this amazing production. Meet Shafii Abdul a resident of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania.”

Tanzania's Cabinet dissolved after corruption scandal

  9 February 2008

Events in Tanzania’s political scene are taking place so rapidly as Prime Minister and other ministers resign and the President dissolves the cabinet. From day one, Swahili bloggers have been posting commentary and updates of events as they take place at the parliament in the Tanzania's capital, Dodoma.

East Africa: Stay away from falling coconuts

  5 February 2008

Pernille writes about the dangers of falling coconuts in East Africa: “In East Africa people do die in relatively significant numbers each year from falling coconuts hitting them on the head. Coconuts can weigh up to four kilos and may fall 25 meters with an impact velocity of 80 km/h...

Africa: A month into 2008: Hope, Dreams, Living

  2 February 2008

2008 is one month old. Different African women bloggers are going through different spiritual experiences. For many, this is just another year, exactly the same as 2007, and 2006, all the way back to the day they were born.

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