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Rain, rain, rain

A heavy rainfall warning issued last week continues to be in effect for Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says heavy rainfall of over 50mm…


Update: heavy rains, wind expected

Update: The TMA has extended the heavy rain warning to Sunday, April 30. The warning now also includes strong winds of over 40 km/h expected to result…


Update: top UN official deported

Update – 20:45: The UNDP confirms their country director has “left the country.” The brief statement says they “are in contact with the government of Tanzania on…



Heavy rains to persist

Update: The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says periods of heavy precipitation and thunderstorms continue to be expected in Dar until at least Wednesday, April 19. A heavy…


Update: Heavy rainfall expected

Update: The heavy rainfall warning continues to be in effect until Saturday, April 8. A heavy rainfall warning has been issued by the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA)…


Remember TEDxIlala?

Way back in 2015, TEDxIlala inspired the 100 people who saw the talks live and now the videos from that event are finally online! The broad theme…


Hacking Dar for good

Over 70 percent of Dar’s five million residents live in informal, unplanned settlements which lack adequate infrastructure and services — not to mention Dar has an annual…