Stories about Tanzania from December, 2008
Pernille of Louder than Swahili describes going on a safari to Mikumi National Park, 5-6 hours drive from Dar es Salaam, including some pictures.
Samuel Maina of Theatre of Inconveniences introduces the recently launched Friends of Ruaha blog devoted to the conservation of the Ruaha Park in Tanzania which is “arguably, one of the largest and most beautiful wildlife parks in Africa”, according to him. The post includes a video from the Friends of...
Tanzania's fight against corruption has taken a new turn with the arrests of former government officials, ministers and high profile individuals from early November. Bloggers react to this wave of arrests.
Saharan Vibe writes about the San, a term that refers to a diverse group of hunter-gatherers living in Southern Africa who share historical and linguistic connections, including several photos.
Louder than Swahili posts a picture of an Obama kanga, a traditional East-African cotton fabric with writing printed on the sides. It says “Hongera Brack Obama. Upendo na amani ametujalia mungu”, which in Kiswahili means something like “Congratulations Barack Obama. Love and peace have been given us by God”.
African bloggers are highlighting water related issues, from the politics in South Africa that led to suspension of a water quality expert, new devices for collecting and cleaning water, to the ‘scramble for fish’ the East African lake region. CC licenced photo by Julien Harneis on flickr. We start with...