Blog entries from: Vijana FM

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November 30 2014

From Vijana FM Sun Nov 30 2014, 10:57:53

The African challenge is there to be defeated and not to defeat us.

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November 5 2014

From Vijana FM Wed Nov 5 2014, 16:20:18

As the curtain is about to close on 2014, the drama on stage is far from over. From blackout in Uganda soon after Miss Uganda was announced, to Sitti Mtemvu ongoing performance of Aaliyah's song, "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number". And despite of Lundenga bravely singing the background vocal, without the auto-tune, nobody has been impressed by the effort. But [...]

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October 23 2014

From Vijana FM Thu Oct 23 2014, 05:11:28

Originally presented as a panel presentation by the author To call a spade a spade Above works are extracts from a series that Mawande Ka Zenzile had created in June and July 2014 while on a residency in Tanzania. He called this series IMPORT/EXPORT and it engages with the artist's experience with Tanzania as a political and cultural space that [...]

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October 21 2014

From Vijana FM Tue Oct 21 2014, 11:16:10

This past Sunday, October 19th, Nipashe reported on a possible Ebola case in Mwanza's Sengerema district. The patient, Salome Richard, a teenager who sadly passed away the previous Friday, October 17th, exhibited many of the symptoms of Ebola. The problem, of course, is that the symptoms for Ebola are also mimicked by many other diseases including Dengue fever---a point beautifully [...]

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October 14 2014

From Vijana FM Tue Oct 14 2014, 17:39:06

In Japanese, the term Sensei loosely means "teacher", however its literal meaning, "person born before another", is even more appropriate in encapsulating the wisdom a teacher holds to its students. In Chinese, Shifu (Mandarin) or Sifu (Cantonese) loosely means "teacher" too, however its literal meaning also includes "master" or "father".  In Italian or Spanish, the term for "teacher" is Maestro, and also literally [...]

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September 4 2014

From Vijana FM Thu Sep 4 2014, 07:19:35

I see Tanzanian art beginning to gain recognition as our society starts to appreciate art more and more these days.

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August 7 2014

From Vijana FM Thu Aug 7 2014, 17:26:50

Today, a new short film by Kijiweni Productions was launched, Samaki Mchangani. Here's our discussion on the newest release.

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August 5 2014

From Vijana FM Tue Aug 5 2014, 12:01:10

"The tech ecosystem is in East Africa is [...] still in its nascent stages but we have made leapfrogs, especially in mobile and web."

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July 4 2014

From Vijana FM Fri Jul 4 2014, 05:19:22

The School Enterprise Challenge is an international business competition that seeks to support tomorrow's entrepreneurs.

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June 29 2014

From Vijana FM Sun Jun 29 2014, 15:14:47

Last year, the Miles Morland Foundation awarded three writing scholarships to authors who were establishing themselves. The purpose of the scholarship was to support authors who need to focus on writing but also need to earn a living at the same. The three awardees in 2013 were Doreen Baingana of Uganda, Tony Mochama of Kenya, and Percy Zvomuya of Zimbabwe. [...]

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