Articles by Daniel Hayduk

Who’s buying online — men or women?

Over 70 percent of e-commerce customers on Tanzanian e-commerce website Jumia are men,  says marketing manager for Jumia Tanzania, Harrieth Mgongolwa. “Men are more appealed [sic] to simple,…




Fastjet delays, cancellations

Fastjet customers have been facing delays and cancellations in recent days as the airline makes changes to its fleet. A notice on the airlines’ website states that…


Gallery: Africana road bridge washout

Africana Road between Whitesands roundabout and Africana junction (Bagamoyo Road) in Mbezi Beach is closed after heavy rains washed out the bridge. Wednesday morning’s (September 28) rains…


Burundi refugees face food rationing

A ‘critical shortfall’ in funding means Burundian refugees in Tanzania could be facing food rationing, says the World Food Program (WFP.) “As a result of the increasing…


Gallery: Americans tune into debate

A small group of Americans living in Dar gathered early — really early — on Tuesday morning to watch the first presidential debate live. The debate between…



New Air Tanzania plane arrives

One of Air Tanzania’s new planes has landed in Dar, but some journalists hoping to get a first look were reportedly rebuffed by airport officials. The 76-seat…


Gallery: lunar eclipse

Did you see it? A penumbral lunar eclipse was visible in Dar on Friday night. This type of lunar eclipse is easy to miss — but look…