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· August, 2010

Stories about Tanzania from August, 2010

Tanzania: Solar Hope in Tanzania

  22 August 2010

E.B writes about the work of the non-profit organization Solar Hope in Tanzanian schools: “Nine OIT students and two faculty members have landed in Tanzania and are currently installing the first round of solar panels, converters and chargers.”

Tanzania: Tanzania Odyssey Photo Competition

  22 August 2010

Tanzania Odyssey Blog announces photo Tanzania Odyssey Photo Competition: “We are delighted to launch our new photo competition. This is in response to the vast number of amazing photos that we have received over the years.”

Burundi: At Rainbow's end

  20 August 2010

Christopher Redmonds blogs about the shooting of a new movie in Burundi: “The film is based on the true story of a man who fled to Tanzania in 1972 after coming home to find his wife and daughter murdered.”

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Africa: It's time for Big Brother Africa All-Stars

  13 August 2010

On July 18, 2010 Big Brother Africa, a television show produced by Endemol, entered its fifth season with Big Brother Africa All-Stars. The show, which has become the most popular TV reality show in Africa, is being taped at the Big Brother House at Sasani Studios in Johannersburg, South Africa and will run for 91 days.

Tanzania/Kenya: Tinga Tinga Tales in animation

  12 August 2010

Hot Secrets writes about Tinga Tinga Tales, Tinga Tinga Tales, an African folk tales animation series:”The show’s images were hand-painted by Tanzanian artists, then computer animated in Homeboyz’s Nairobi studio before being shipped to the UK.”

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China: Visa tales

  8 August 2010

With all the economic growth in China over the past few decades and a growing number of global travelers to match, have visa requirements for Chinese citizens been adapting in step? Well-heeled journalist Chen Zikun shares his experiences, see if or how any of them compare to yours.

Africa: African movies I would like to watch

  7 August 2010

Mighty African writes about new African movie he would like to watch: “First off…Themba is a South African movie with the tag line – A boy called Hope…Next up, we move to Kenya where we have a German-Kenyan collabo called Soul Boy…On to Bongo land [Tanzania], we have Lovely Gamble.”

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