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Hail Comes To Africa

December 19th 2011
Weather is often a topic of conversation. Yet here in Africa, it is not idle talk used to pass the time. Water from above is a matter of life and death. I recall one drought-stricken year, the boys and I were driving out in the bush and saw the carcasses of dead giraffe and zebra. The rains have finally come to Tanzania. Some downpours have dumped enough in just two hours to turn our driveway i ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » Centre » Iringa

Tanzanian Flag Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
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