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The First Step Is to Listen: Unlocking Conversations in Development With Radio and Mobile Phones

Kevin Perkins | Posted 09.28.2016 | Impact
Kevin Perkins

How can we include the world's most vulnerable people in the decisions that affect them? It's simple: We ask them. How? By combining the two most powe...

Tanzanian Children Are The World’s Fittest While American Kids Are Among The Least

Quartz Africa | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 09.26.2016 | World

Tanzanian, Icelandic, Estonian, Norwegian and Japanese children are the world’s fittest while Mexican, Peruvian, Latvian, and American kids are the ...

Citizens In Tanzania Could Face Jail Time For Insulting The President On Social Media

Quartz Africa | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.16.2016 | World

Tanzania is convicting more of its citizens for criticizing their president online. This week, five people were charged under the country’s recently...

How a Class Pen Pal Project Connected Two Continents

Anav Silverman | Posted 09.13.2016 | Education
Anav Silverman

Photo: Letters from Tanzania students to Jerusalem students. It's September 1 and I am now beginning my seventh year of teaching English at a Jerusal...

Fatalities After Earthquake Rattles Tanzania

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.10.2016 | World

Muleba, Tanzania following M5.7 earthquake pic.twitter.com/PDh1jQcwpl— Jason Bechler (@jasonbechler) September 10, 2016 DAR ES SALAAM - Sever...

How India can stem the rising scourge of racism against Africans

The Conversation Africa | Posted 08.26.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Pooja Jain-Grégoire, École des Hautes Études en sciences sociales (EHESS) - PSL India has seen a rise in incidents of racism by its citizens again...

Ivory-Sniffing Dog Duo Nabs Poacher In Impressive First Bust

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.25.2016 | Green

They may look like cuddly canine companions, but those who trade in illegal wildlife products should watch out. Earlier this month, Jenny, one of two ...

Cincinnati Zoo & Wildlife Safari Team Up to Ensure Survival of the Most Genetically-Valuable Cheetah Cub in North America

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | Posted 08.25.2016 | Science
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Cheetah mom at Cincinnati Zoo's breeding facility adopts cub Six-year-old cheetah, Kathleen, has adopted the most genetically-valuable cheetah cub ...

Shattering Stereotypes: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Whether or not one committed the crime, when one is released from prison the community often fosters their own reality of that person. It goes without...

In the Heart of Tanzania

Gay Browne | Posted 08.20.2016 | Green
Gay Browne

When one of my dearest friends, Suzanne, asked me to join her, Lamel, her children Erin and Chandler at The Legendary Lodge in Arusha, Tanzania a few ...

The Human Face of the Global Refugee Crisis

Pamela Hamamoto | Posted 08.19.2016 | World
Pamela Hamamoto

His eyes caught my attention...playful, innocent, and curious about this group of strangers in his neighbourhood. I was immediately drawn to this youn...

Seven Ways to Orchestrate Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Amidst the sounds of bombs dropping in the Middle East one can hear sounds of guitar strings. A band of youth occupy the streets where united together...

People-powered science in Africa: a boost for democracy and knowledge

The Conversation Africa | Posted 08.14.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Marina Joubert, Stellenbosch University December 1900 marked the first ever "Christmas Bird Count". Its aim was to get people counting bird species r...

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Exploding, Too Hot to Work, LED Job Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Soon This May Be The Only Kind Of Tropical Frog In Existence - one made of painte...

On Assignment: Trachoma In Tanzania

Julia Gunther | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Julia Gunther

If you're blind in the world's poorest countries you are likely -- on top of a life already made difficult by poverty, hunger and unemployment -- to face stigma and discrimination stemming from the belief that blindness is a curse.

The Bombing of U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam

ADST | Posted 08.07.2016 | World
ADST

On August 7, 1998, between 10:30 and 10:40 a.m. local time, the U.S. embassies in Nairobi , Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania were attacked in coordin...

Climate Change This Week: A Hot New High, Kids Show the Way, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.26.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in these Amazonian red eyed tree fr...

This Country Wants To 'Curb' Gay Sex By Stopping NGOs From Importing Lube

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.29.2016 | Queer Voices

In what’s been described as a crackdown on gays, government officials in Tanzania have approved a ban on the import and sale of sexual lubricants to...

Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation Soars, Flipping Crystals, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this golden macaw, is another imp...

Tanzania Bans Child Marriage, But Law Could Have Little Impact

Reuters | Sarah Grossman | Posted 07.13.2016 | Impact

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A landmark court ruling raising the legal age of marriage for girls in Tanzania to 18 will have little im...

Soft Targets And Tourist Terrorism

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.07.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

The Brussels, Istanbul and Paris terrorism attacks on soft targets and airports are all designed to maximize fear among two target populations: citizens and tourists.

Leaked Videos Of Wildlife Abuse Spark Corruption Scandal In Tanzania

Quartz Africa | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.01.2016 | World

Lake Natron, in Tanzania, is a serene expanse of water where flamingoes stop on their migration, below the titanic bulk of Ol Doinyo Lengai, an active...

Discovery Of Vast Helium Reserve Lifts Outlook On World Shortage

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.29.2016 | Science

The discovery of a vast supply of helium in Tanzania could alleviate an impending world shortage of the noble gas, researchers say. The group from Oxf...

Success: The Transforming Power of Belief in Yourself

Andy Bryant | Posted 06.27.2016 | Impact
Andy Bryant

Photo credit: Livelyhoods This is a guest post by Liz McNeil, Managing Director of Last Mile. Walking into the Kawangware branch of iSmart on the ...

Diplomats in the Trenches: Getting 'Beaten Up' for 'Doing Things Right'

Nicholas Kralev | Posted 06.26.2016 | Politics
Nicholas Kralev

The following is one in a series of adapted excerpts from "America's Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy." Virginia Blas...