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· September, 2008

Stories about Tanzania from September, 2008

Tanzania: Pedestrians’ tales

  24 September 2008

Mara writes about pedestrians’ experiences in Tanzania: “Pedestrians have nothing close to the right of way around here. The bigger you are, the more authority you have. The faster you go, the more people are expected to dive out of the way when you approach. Motorcycles swerve to avoid 4×4s...

Tanzania: Tanzanian out of Big Brother Africa

  22 September 2008

The Tanzanian contestant in the Big Brother III has been evicted, “Tanzania's beautiful and sassy Latoya was evicted out of the just begun Big Brother Africa 3 challenge in SA, that country whose ruling party boss has the power to force the sitting Presidents resignation!”

Tanzania: White Priviledge

  2 September 2008

Being a “mzungu” (a white person in Swahili) in Tanzania goes with some privileges. Blogger Mara Gordon explains: “Nobody thought twice about me waltzing in here. Because I’m a mzungu and I’m wearing business casual, the guards all smiled and offered me a friendly “Karibu;” nobody asked to see my...

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