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Wind & wave warning

A wind and wave warning is in effect for Dar es Salaam. “Strong winds exceeding 40 km/h and large waves exceeding 2 meters” are expected to occur,…


Power outages planned this week

A number of power outages are planned by utility provider TANESCO this week as they perform infrastructure upgrades. In Temeke power will be out on Thursday, May…


Wind, wave warning in effect

A wind and wave warning is in effect for Dar es Salaam and coastal Tanzania. The warning, issued by the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) also includes Lake Victoria….


What you can do to end fistula

It’s not pleasant to talk about, but nearly 3,000 women in Tanzania develop obstetric fistula every year. The injury, which occurs during prolonged and complicated childbirths, results…


Thank a nurse today

It’s International Nurses Day today, and Emelda Lwena, who has been the Head of Nursing at CCBRT since 2007, tells us what it’s like nursing at the largest…



It’s not over yet

The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has issued an update to their heavy rainfall warning. The warning for ‘short periods of heavy rainfall exceeding 50mm in 24 hours’…


Have you ever seen the rain?

If your Monday needs a theme song, we recommend ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain‘ by 60’s American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival. Check out these photos…


Wet weather warning… again

Another week, another rainfall warning: the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has issued a warning stating periods of heavy rain exceeding 50mm in 24 hours. The warning is…


Fuel prices drop

Fuel prices have dropped for the month of May, says the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA.) “Retail prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene have decreased…