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Witnessing mob violence in Dar es Salaam

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..

February 19, 2014 with 2 Comments

Every November in Tanzania, hundreds of thousands of Form Four (or Grade Ten) students make millions of tiny pencil marks and ooze litres..

November 19, 2013 with 0 Comments

Access to education for Tanzanians with Albinism: Mahenda Kulwa’s new beginning

By Rosella Chibambo MWANZA, Tanzania – It was the day before the first day of school when Mahenda Kulwa introduced himself. The..

October 21, 2013 with 0 Comments

Awoonor’s cultural legacy

By Carolyn Thompson ACCRA – Dozens of women in red and black dresses stream through the aisles, with small candles atop their heads..

October 15, 2013 with 0 Comments

JHR blog goes live at Ghana Institute of Journalism

By Jocelyn Edwards I’m pleased and proud to share with the Journalists for Human Rights community the result of several months of..

September 9, 2013 with 0 Comments

Battling the boom in Ghana

Accra is a cacophony of sound. There’s the bone-rattling hum of bass from speaker stacks in churches and drinking spots, and set up for..

September 6, 2013 with 0 Comments

Talk show host takes a stand for women in Ghana

by Jocelyn Edwards A celebrity talk show host with a fiercely loyal audience, Gifty Anti might best be described as the Oprah of Ghana. Her..

September 3, 2013 with 0 Comments

Zanzibar’s dirty laundry

By: Teri Fikowski You know the feeling you’re in a situation you probably shouldn’t be?  Well that’s exactly where I..

July 11, 2013 with 0 Comments

Hyena Ground

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..

June 3, 2013 with 0 Comments

I’m A Millionaire In Tanzania

By: Mike MacDonald How many times have you asked a bank teller to help you withdraw a cool 2.23 mil? Without laughing, I mean. For most of..

May 17, 2013 with 0 Comments
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