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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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12 April 2012

Tanzania: Farewell to a Film Star

Tanzania bid farewell to one of its most popular film stars, Steven Kanumba, with an emotionally-charged funeral on 11 April, 2012. He died early on Saturday morning, aged 28, after...

23 December 2011

Tanzania: Dar Youth Mobilise Online to Assist Flood Victims

Dar Es Salaam’s young social media users are mobilising volunteers to assist in relief efforts following the floods that inundated vast areas of Dar es Salaam causing deaths and damage...

11 September 2011

Tanzania: Passenger Ferry Capsizes in Zanzibar

At least 198 people died and 590 people were rescued after a ferry, MV Spice, sailing from Zanzibar to Pemba capsized. Twitter users including those on the ground in Zanzibar...

5 June 2011

Tanzania: Opposition MP Tweets His Arrest

Zitto Kabwe, a Tanzanian Member of Parliament from the opposition party Chadema, was arrested on June 4 in Central Tanzania soon after holding a public rally. As he was taken...

4 May 2011

Tanzania: Is Osama Bin Laden Really Dead?

The Tanzanian blogosphere has taken the news of death of the al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden with a pinch of salt. While few voices welcomed the news, a number of...

20 February 2011

Tanzania: Bomb Explosions: Bloggers and Twitterers Speak Out

Tanzanian bloggers and twitterers react to bomb explosions at a Tanzanian army base in Dar es Salaam’s Gongo la Mboto suburb that killed at least 30 people early Thursday. A...

2 November 2010

Tanzania: Zanzibar has a new president, suspense in mainland

The Zanzibar Electoral Commission announced late yesterday that Dr Ali Mohamed Shein of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (revolutionary party) won the presidential race in Zanzibar. The announcement came amidst...

27 October 2010

Tanzania: Bloggers Analyse Tanzania 2010 Election Campaigns

On 31 October 2010, more than 19.6 million Tanzanians will make an important decision for the future of their country. They will take part in the forth parliamentary and presidential...

4 October 2010

Tanzania: The Use of Social Media in 2010 Tanzania General Election

Tanzania will go to the polls on October 30, 2010 and as election campaigns heat up, we are looking at the use new media tools by election candidates. Along with...

3 June 2010

Tanzania: Will Tanzania benefit from playing Brazil?

Football fans in Tanzania are eagerly waiting to see Brazil, FIFA world Cup five times winners, taking on Tanzania national Team on June 7, 2010 at the National Stadium in...

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