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J. Nambiza Tungaraza

J. Nambiza Tungaraza is a Swahili blogger, likes to sketch and paint in spare time. As an artist he has done exhibitions in Asia, Europe and in Australia.

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Latest posts by J. Nambiza Tungaraza

Tanzania: How to shoot yourself in the foot

How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot is the lesson Tanzania’s parliament is delivering, at least for the time being, after its decision to suspend a Member of Parliament for...

Blogging for social change: Interview with Jeff Msangi

Jeff Msangi is a columnist for a Tanzanian daily,Tanzania Daima. He has been a blogger since 2005. He blogs in Swahili at Harakati and in English at Proud African. His...

Tanzanian bloggers virtual election, Taifa Stars African Cup of Nations victory and a backflip in the parliament

Tanzanian bloggers virtual election, VIP treatment in the House of Parliament for Tanzania's National Team, Taifa Stars, after African Cup of Nations victory, alleged Bank of Tanzania embezzlement and a...

Swahili Blogosphere: Higher Education Blame Game, Miss Universe, and Personal Privacy vs. Public Life

Hardship is the name of the game, it seems, for Tanzania's higher education students both at home and abroad. While the University of Dar Es Salaam has readmitted all the...

Swahili Blogosphere: State of education in Tanzania, M-Pesa and Open Source Movement in Kenya

Higher education students in Tanzania are still finding it hard to adapt to the user-pay system in which they have to directly pay for the costs of university education. Under...

Swahili Blogosphere: Blogging against Freedom of Information Bill, African unity, and How many other dictators are out there?

The extraordinary summit of the Southern African Development Community leaders in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is over, but the debate over the Zimbabwe's government's crackdown on opposition still lingers on....

Four presidents, schools without teachers, grassroots activism, film on tour and the gay issue

Blogs continue to provide a venue for Swahili bloggers and their readers to question every action of political leaders. Sure, there are blog posts devoted to other issues – film,...

Swahili blogosphere: Sounds of Wisdom, Peacekeeping mission and the Last King of Scotland

Swahili Blogosphere: CIA's Role in the Zanzibar Revolution, Bloggers Association, The Wretched of the Earth, and Protesting UK's $12M Secret Payment

Following their virtual conference last November, Tanzanian bloggers are currently discussing the details of the organization they are intending to form. A blog has been set up by the interim...

Tanzanian bloggers’ virtual conference

Tanzanian bloggers worldwide are meeting formally for the first time today October 18th, 2006. After calls by several African bloggers for African bloggers to organise their ‘own’ media and blogging...

Swahili Blogosphere: Madonna, power rationing, and illiterate thieves

Chemi Che Mponda sums up her feelings about critics of Madonna's adoption of a Malawian baby, David Banda: David Banda kazaliwa katika umaskini, lakini leo anaishi katika utajiri. Na lazima...

Latest Voices From Swahili Blogosphere

The big question in Swahili blogosphere remains: who deserves government assistance and how should the Tanzania ‘s government assist financially all eligible higher education candidates? Recently, sudents at the University...

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