In Kariakoo everyone’s hustling. The wild, sprawling Dar es Salaam market is the biggest in Tanzania. It’s the kind of place where you..
Brielle Morgan Feb. 12 In January I filed a story about resistance to gender-based violence in Tanzania. Reporting the story was a..
By: Jared Knoll ARUSHA – Hope can be hard to come by for children in Sub-Saharan Africa, but one Tanzanian man has gone back to his..
By: Jared Knoll “I believe that this young, brave and educated generation can make change in society and make the world a better..
By: Brielle Morgan DAR ES SALAAM – It’s a delicate thing, asking someone to speak about their experience of gender-based violence...
Wandering through the narrow, labyrinthine streets of Stone Town, past men languidly sipping unfiltered coffee or crowded around a game of..
By: Jared Knoll ZANZIBAR – Working for human rights is not the exclusive domain of the 30 per cent of our world that is dry land. In the..
By: Jared Knoll ARUSHA – Environmental pollution is a burgeoning problem in East Africa, from toxic landfills to widespread..
By Rosella Chibambo
While Tanzania is not the most dangerous place in the world to be a journalist, there are serious, and sometimes deadly, challenges to..
By: Roohi Sahajpal DAR ES SALAAM – Tanzania marked its 52nd Independence Day in Dar es Salaam on Monday with celebrations and a..
ARUSHA – On the fringes of a small Tanzanian village called Tengeru lie buried 150 Polish war refugees, who did their best to make a..
By: Brielle Morgan Every November in Tanzania, hundreds of thousands of Form Four (or Grade Ten) students make millions of tiny pencil..
By: Rosella Chibambo MWANZA – At a chance meeting in a hotel lounge in Mwanza, a local lawyer had this to say about human rights..
By: Jared Knoll In this podcast, Jared Knoll interviews several prominent Tanzanian journalists, including Zephania Ubwani, Jonathon Njaidi..
By: Roohi Sahajpal Dar es Salaam – I’m greeted at the gate of The Daughters of Mary..
By: Jared Knoll Arusha – Pastor Josephat Gwagima is an internationally renowned Christian preacher who holds rallies and markets his..
By Rosella Chibambo MWANZA, Tanzania – It was the day before the first day of school when Mahenda Kulwa introduced himself. The..
By: Jared Knoll “We will die. My family and I will die. We cannot live without elephants,” said Godfrey Mashaka, a local safari..
By: Brielle Morgan TANZANIA – During a slow morning in the newsroom, Pascal Massae asked me to help him with his CV. The tall,..
By: Chris Oke DAR ES SALAAM – Yesterday, Tanzanian newspaper stands welcomed back an old friend: Mwananchi newspaper returned from a..
By: Roohi Sahajpal DAR ES SALAAM – Today, human rights activists around the world commemorate the 11th annual World Day Against the..
By Adam Bemma ARUSHA, Tanzania – Welcome to Pippi House. Karibu sana. Please feel at home. This is Tanzania’s only safe house for..
According to a recent survey conducted by Transparency International, one in four people have paid a bribe to a public body in the last..
Teri Fikowski Imagine two men knock on your door one morning and tell you they are pushing your property line back four meters. No consent,..
by Adam Bemma ARUSHA, Tanzania — As a boy growing up in Tanzania, Juma Kittyler never gave the game of rugby much thought. In fact,..
By Adam Bemma ARUSHA, Tanzania – Every Monday morning as the sun rises, 8-year-old Kelvin Mushi wakes up and puts on his neatly-pressed..
The temperature was stifling, as most afternoons in Tanzania tend to be. I looked up for some relief and sure enough the ceiling fan was..
By: Teri Fikowski You know the feeling you’re in a situation you probably shouldn’t be? Well that’s exactly where I..
By Teri Fikowski When police in Tanzania promised to launch an investigation into accusations officers were raping street children..
by Terri Fikowski I’d seen poverty in my first few weeks in Africa. I mean, who wouldn’t expect to witness some form of..
By Adam Bemma ARUSHA, Tanzania – Meet Martha Mganga. She’s a 50-year-old Tanzanian woman with albinism. She’s not afraid to use..
by Ashley Koen Let me describe for you a typical daily experience using the public transit system in Dar es Salaam. At any given time, any..
By Adam Bemma Located inside the historical Arusha Declaration Museum, near the Uhuru..
Every May 3, journalists, activists and media organizations in developing countries around the world acknowledge the importance of World..