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8 Instagram Photos: Tanzania, Nature & the Ocean

About a little over a year ago, I told you that I was getting off Instagram after more than two and a half years of daily posting. I was resolute, certain that I could put the time I spent on Instagram to better use. But, oh the withdrawal I went through! Nonetheless, I ploughed through the withdrawal and made it out on the other side. I must admit, though, that I am very glad to tell you today that…I am back! So…in this post, I’ve got for you the best of my Instagram feed since I last wrote a post … Continue reading

Uber vs. Bolt (Formerly Taxify): Which Do You Prefer?

I haven’t owned a car in 12 years. As you can probably imagine, I use more than my fair share of ride hailing services! But…I am not complaining. In fact, I am quite grateful. For most of those 12 years, ride hailing services didn’t exist where I live. And in my corner of the world, the public transportation system is nothing to brag about. And then, in June 2016, all that changed. Within 10 days of each other, Uber began operating in both Kampala and Dar es Salaam, the cities where I spend the most time. The beginning with Uber … Continue reading

Africa’s 100 Most Influential Women 2019

What do you think of when you think of African women? Do you think power, success, leadership, influence? Well, if you don’t, today, I would like to invite you to rethink how you think of African women. In this post, you’ll find this year’s list of Africa’s 100 most influential women. Want to get right to it? Here you go! The 2019 100 Most Influential African Women list, released by the African rating and PR firm Avance Media, features distinguished women whose work and accomplishments continue to inspire the next generation of women in Africa. Speaking about the list, Prince … Continue reading

6 Ways You Can Still Make 2019 Your Year to Really Shine

With the first quarter of the year firmly behind us, you might think that all is lost if you haven’t kept up with those well-intentioned personal goals you set at the beginning of the year. Luckily, that is not quite the case. With about three quarters of the year still ahead of us, you have ample time to work on achieving your most cherished goals for this year. To give you some motivation, today I’ve got Stephanie Haywood for you with some tips and tricks to help you do just that. I hope you find them useful. Over to you, … Continue reading

And the Most Influential Young Tanzanian Last Year Was…

Ooooo….it is with great delight that I share who last year’s most influential young Tanzanian was. Why? Because this person is a fellow young Tanzanian blogger like me! This past year has been an eventful one for the Tanzanian blogosphere, what with the government instituting new stringent regulations on Tanzanian bloggers. I won’t discuss that issue any further, but suffice it to say that the news from Tanzania’s blogging world is not all stark. The Tanzanian blogosphere is alive and well and still has a lot of influence on Tanzanians as a whole. Want to know which young Tanzanian blogger … Continue reading