Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pole pole

Tanzanians often caution one another to move pole pole—Swahili for “slowly”—and foreigners who wish to do development work in Tanzania can benefit from that advice. Why rush to get to a bus stop on time, a Tanzanian might ask, when, … Continue reading

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A correction and an apology

I feel a little ashamed as I look over my diary notes on Karimu’s visit to Tanzania last month. I need to make amends for the fact that, out of the thousands of words I published in this space between … Continue reading

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