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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...

After 76 Years, I Now Understand My Human Rights

Christina Kalango | Posted 06.16.2016 | World
Christina Kalango

It shouldn't matter how old I am. Human rights last a lifetime and our right to them doesn't change the longer we live.

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part III: Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Improving Lives via Microfinancing

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

In this interview, co-author Pamina Mullins and I speak to Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Chief Executive Officer and founder of K-finance Limited, a microfinan...

Refugee Children Act Out Their Stories And Dreams In These Beautiful Photos

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 06.01.2016 | World

Posing in front of handcrafted stage sets as if starring in a school play, refugee children from Burundi and Syria re-enacted scenes of escape from th...

Is Tanzania the Switzerland of Africa?

John A. Tures | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

The East African country of Tanzania has long been considered an island of stability where chaos appears to reign across the continent, and even its region of East Africa. But emerging concerns will test whether Tanzania can maintain this relative harmony over the next several years.

Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula

Abbey Kocan | Posted 05.20.2016 | Impact
Abbey Kocan

The first time I met a woman who was recovering from obstetric fistula surgery, I was faced with a reality I had been sheltered from for far too long.

Is Magufuli the Region's Next Kagame?

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 05.15.2016 | World
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

In one of the most contentious elections in Tanzania's post-colonial history, John Pombe Magufuli was elected as the nation's fifth president in October 2015.

Climate Change This Week; Suffocating Seas, Climate Votes, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. BBB: Beautiful Brazilian Biodiversity - as shown by these red-eyed tree frogs, is...

New Fronts Emerge in Africa's "Arc of Terrorism"

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 06.15.2016 | World
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

By Michelle DeFreese At the UN Security Council meeting in May 2013, the President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingé, warned of an arc of terrorism...

Safari With a Twist

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

Having recently returned from hiking in Patagonia, active adventures are really speaking to me at the moment. With that in mind, here are some unique ...

Feel Inspired Right Now: Meet the Goldman Award 2016 Heroes

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.18.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Goldman Awards reward those brave Davids that fight corporate Goliaths worldwide, trying to preserve their homes and communities from unjust, dest...

This Entrepreneur Raised $9.2M to Bring Banking to Underserved Areas

Jason Choi | Posted 04.01.2016 | Impact
Jason Choi

Single mothers running small stores, struggling to buy their children school uniforms as they work long hours to make ends meet. That was the image that stuck with Matthew Flannery when he was in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya more than a decade ago.