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· September, 2010

Stories about Tanzania from September, 2010

Tanzania: The Party That Gagged Itself

Elsie writes about election campaigns in Tanzania: “A couple of weeks ago CCM forbade its candidates from participating in political debates. This blanket ban covers presidential, parliamentary and local government...

Kenya: Prison Literature in East Africa

Kimani Wanjiru discusses prison literature in East Africa: “Maina wa Kinyatti perhaps has the highest number of books that vividly describe his harrowing experience. He has a collection of poems...

Africa: Is the African Blogosphere the New Public Sphere?

A presentation by Cameroonian blogger Dibussi Tande at the 2010 Africa Media Leadership Conference (AMLC) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

Tanzania: An Environmental Disaster of Choice

An environmental disaster of choice: “…a proposed highway through Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, the last great wildlife sanctuary on our planet, home to wildebeests, zebras, lions, cheetahs, and too many...

Africa: Africa Media Leadership Conference 2010

Tweets from Africa Media Leadership Conference 2010 taking place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Africa: Africa Media Leadership Conference 2010

Dibussi blogs about the Africa Media Leadership Summit. Tjis year the summit will focus on finding “Sustainable Media Business Models in the Digital Age”.

Tanzania: Music in Tanzanian Politics

As Tanzania prepares for 2010 General Elections, Elsie blogs about innovative use of music in politics in Tanzania.

Tanzania: Running for office using Kanga and social media

A Tanzanian politician uses kanga and social media to campaign: “The fact that Zitto Kabwe is reporting via Twitter, blog, Flickr and Facebook from Kigoma North, while at the same...

Kenya: Hail the mobile phone

David Kimondo argues that the mobile phone has become the signature tool of development in Kenya: “A few years ago election monitoring and reporting was a tricky, tiring and often...

Tanzania: Africa Bridge helps farmers and children

An interview of Barry Childs, the founder Africa Bridge, talking about Africa Bridge work with farmers and children in ruralTanzania.

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