Tanzanian artist Mina Hussein won't 'offer her body' to music execs to be successful. places of worship have also put water buckets and soap at entrance points and This is an exciting opportunity to join BBC Africa’s management during our expansion and introduction of six new language services, plus an enhanced TV and digital offer. Athuman Mtulya, BBC News, Dar es Salaam In some ways, things have gone back to normal and this city, the country's commercial hub, is busy once again after last … "I came here by myself and had to wait until I had enough money to bring my wife and family. BBC World Service Dar es Salaam - BBC World Service is the world's leading international radio broadcaster. continue to be packed with people, raising concerns that the virus could be Job Introduction International News is at the heart of the BBC. spreading fast. Artists in Tanzania are using their time during the lockdown to create new work and put it online. They are all from Morogoro, and all came to Dar es Salaam in the hope of a better life. Shops, market centres, pubs and Among many of the city's poorer residents, there is profound resentment at the authorities. Local time in Dar es Salaam is … is deteriorating. He says the influx provides an opportunity to harness the talents of the people and create a great city, but worries that the authorities too often oppress the poor with petty rules and rough treatment. We’re seeking a journalist/producer that is an experienced, creative and dynamic individual who understands editorial values and can demonstrate that they have upheld them in their previous work. What do I get in return?". We all live in one room, but it's a better life than in the village.". Their stories are repeated many thousands of times across the city. BBC Swahili is recruiting an Assistant Editor to join the bureau in Dar es Salaam. But Rajani is more plugged in than most to the collective mind of the city. The government distances itself from an official who wanted to create an anti-gay surveillance squad. At last count there were an estimated 300,000 to 500,000 crows in Tanzania's capital, Dar es Salaam, and efforts to control them have been short-lived. The artists and entertainers moving performances online, Video caption: The artists and entertainers moving performances online, Dar es Salaam life 'normal' despite Covid-19 alert, Many residents of the city are wearing masks though other restrictions are not in evidence, Image caption: Many residents of the city are wearing masks though other restrictions are not in evidence, Swahili’s growing influence outside East Africa, Fighting floods with drones in Dar es Salaam. Such stories point to a deeper problem with Dar es Salaam's development. Dealing with Electronics Devies and Accessories The UN estimates that 70% of Dar es Salaam's population live in informal settlements; there are no slums in Singapore. Read about our approach to external linking. He now makes about 3,000 shillings ($2; £1.50) each day selling tomatoes in the farthest corner of the basement. Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed. There was also widespread devastation in Dar es Salaam, where a BBC correspondent said the embassy reception area had been destroyed. This part of the market has the least sought-after plots, and all of the stallholders have one thing in common: none of them was born in Dar es Salaam. They all contrast the rural poverty they were born into with the lure of Dar es Salaam and its big-city opportunities. If the government does nothing, the population will hit eight million in 20 years, according to Nimrod Mushi, a lecturer at the city's Ardhi university. Dar es Salaam is Tanzania's largest and richest city and an economic hub in East Africa. The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. He said: "The cuts I have do not look that bad but they bled profusely. "When we went to Singapore, we could see their satellite towns, their ring-roads, their skyscrapers and their decentralised services, and it's working very nicely there," he says. No-deal Navy threat 'irresponsible' - Tory MP, US Pfizer Covid vaccine approved for emergency use, 'We went to relax - now we're just stressed', Trump's latest, legal longshot doomed by Supreme Court, Covid: Homeless left struggling for shelter. "If I make 5,000 shillings, I pay 700. Tanzanian brewers are ignoring a ban on using grain in popular local alcoholic drinks because of food shortages. BBC News Group employs approximately 2,000 staff in 75 news bureaux around the world. 1 talking about this. The divisions in Tanzania's lop-sided economy, with a tiny super-rich elite and a vast poor majority, are reflected in its main city. It provides impartial news, reports and analysis in English and 27 other languages. 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"It has been hard to set up a life here," he says. "Every day I pay 700 shillings to the government for my stall," says avocado seller Mzeze Chouheke Gady. As urban populations and economies grow, the gridlock and the accidents seem to be getting worse. The dramatic influx has pushed the city's population up from roughly two million two decades ago to four million today. The regional commissioner of Dar es Salaam promised arrests. Tanzania's economy is booming, and cranes litter the skyline, putting the final touches to high-rise blocks. He says Tanzania could face a similar conflagration to Kenya in 2007, when thousands of people were killed in post-election violence. 2 talking about this. Job Introduction. Their rich counterparts can choose between $1m beachside mansions in the city's posh northern districts. In many cities across Africa, traffic is such a problem that the daily commute can take several hours. His gripes include a lack of medical care, transport or basic sanitation. His project, called Twaweza, runs regular phone-based polls on major issues aiming to reflect the views of Dar es Salaam's residents. Covid: Homeless left struggling for shelter. He points out that Dar es Salaam has gone 20 years without any guidance on planning, and now "badly needs a master plan". Superficially at least, his dream seems within reach. All times are EAT (Africa/Dar_es_Salaam, GMT +0300) unless otherwise stated. Every day new arrivals flood in, many of them setting up home in hastily erected shacks, many others sleeping on the streets. Read about our approach to external linking. Some 600 families had their homes destroyed by floods late last year. country really is out of control. New careers at BBC News Dar es salaam e-SBO Friday, August 16, 2019 Bureau Manager . Drone footage was used to map almost 2,000 informal dumpsites which were causing floods. 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Bureau Manager, Dar es Salaam Job Reference BBC/TP/653414/42609 Contract Type Permanent The US embassy in Tanzania has warned that there is a risk of "exponential growth" of Covid-19 cases in the country, at a time when the government is not releasing data on new cases. Journalist, BBC Swahili Service - Dar es Salaam. Rolens Elias arrived seven years ago from a village near Morogoro, about 150km to the west. The Tanzanian authorities do not have a great record with such projects. The government promised to rehouse them, but most are still living in temporary shelters or have been left to fend for themselves. "Then it's up to the government, or a donor government, to allocate resources. She's standing up to a perceived culture of sexual harassment. .css-1xgx53b-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-1xgx53b-Link:hover,.css-1xgx53b-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. Many other people share his grumbles. Markets and shopping centres But Dar es Salaam is a long way from Singapore. The UN secretary general has called on all countries to declare a climate emergency. He is one of the experts commissioned by the government to produce a "master plan" to overhaul the city's infrastructure. Dar es-Salaam (/ ˌ d ɑːr ɛ s s ə ˈ l ɑː m /; from Arabic: دار السلام ‎, romanized: Dār as-Salām, meaning: Place of Peace) is the largest city and former capital of Tanzania.It is the largest city in East Africa and the seventh-largest in Africa, with a projected population of 5,275,315 in 2019. Otherwise it'll be just another book on the shelf.". Video caption: Drone footage was used to map almost 2,000 informal dumpsites which were causing floods. Dealing with Electronics Devies and Accessories Whatever the truth is, life has Rights group condemns John Magufuli for pardoning musicians who raped 10 primary schoolgirls. Slum clearance would be vital to any regeneration project. demand people wash their hands before entering. BBC WORLD SERVICE JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Reporter, BBC Africa Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania Grade: Local terms and conditions Reports to: BBC East Africa Regional Deployments Editor The Job The Reporter will play a crucial role providing timely, expert and authoritative coverage of news and current affairs However, the unusually strong At least 15 people are reported to have been killed in Tanzania's commercial capital on Friday when a building under construction collapsed, officials said. Fighting floods with drones in Dar es Salaam Video content Video caption: Drone footage was used to map almost 2,000 informal dumpsites which were causing floods. "When the document comes out later this year, we will include all the budgets needed," he says. Stone crosses are placed across the globe in memory of five brothers killed during World War One. Dar es Salaam is 5 m above sea level and located at 6.88° S 39.30° E. Dar es Salaam has a population of 2698652. There's still little known about a possible Ebola case in Dar es Salaam. Survivor Jim Owens said the blast at the Tanzanian embassy threw him back about five feet (1.5m). In the last election in 1995, Dar was one of the places that witnessed ugly incidents of election violence. Dar es Salaam is one of the world's fastest growing cities, and it has reached its tipping point. hardly changed from how it was before Tanzania reported its first Covid-19 case magnitude of the disease in the country. Find the most current and reliable 7 day weather forecasts, storm alerts, reports and information for [city] with The Weather Network. Those who cannot set up as greengrocers hawk goods, anything from baseball caps and mobile-phone chargers to bottled water and sweeping brushes. His analysis runs against the popularly held view of Dar es Salaam as a beacon of diversity, where people of different religions and ethnicities live together peacefully. The health alert does not necessarily mean the relationship between Tanzania and the US In the dark basement of the cavernous Kariakoo market, dozens of traders gather at tiny makeshift stalls, arranging fruit and vegetables into neat piles. Overview. You will be in charge of BBC Swahili radio and digital output produced in Tanzania. The lack of daily updates from The country requires more than 100,000 tons of grain to feed itself for the next three months. The 1998 United States embassy bombings were attacks that occurred on August 7, 1998. © 2020 BBC. BBC News, Dar es Salaam Small-scale brewers say they cannot afford not to make beer. The country's super-rich, many of whom make their cash in the far-away mines of the north, are pouring money into the city. Nimrod Mushi warns that a planning overhaul is the only way to solve these problems. in March. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. The BBC looks at the rise of Swahili as a popular language across the African continent. But he concedes that its success or failure depends on financing. Dar es Salaam is one of the world's fastest growing cities, but the Tanzanian authorities are struggling to harness its potential, reports the BBC's Joe Boyle. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}Visionaries hope for a modern metropolis modelled on Singapore, but pessimists fear the emergence of another dirt-poor city of slums. It would involve rehousing possibly hundreds of thousands of people, and the extra headache of clarifying the legal status of the land that has often passed down through generations of families without any legal paperwork. He had been a farmer but wanted to try his luck as a trader. the government makes it difficult to know for sure whether the situation in the BBC Weather in association with MeteoGroup. As he arranges his tomatoes, a group of his friends gather around and chip in with their own stories. The poorer residents crowd into dilapidated downtown areas or sprawling slums, many without running water or basic services. An ammunition dump on the outskirts of the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam has exploded killing at least three people. If I make nothing, I still pay 700. See the links below the 12-day Dar es Salaam weather forecast table for other cities and towns nearby along with weather conditions for local outdoor activities. Job Title: Journalist/Producer Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Reports to: Senior Producer Duration: 12 months Closing date: 10 August 2020 Overview of the role. Many, however, wear masks and The crow arrived in East Africa in 1891, when the British governor of Zanzibar ordered their import from India. Video, Covid: Homeless left struggling for shelter, Brexit: No-deal Navy threat 'irresponsible', says Tobias Ellwood, Zodiac Killer: Code-breakers solve San Francisco killer's cipher, Nigeria school attack: Hundreds missing in Katsina after gunmen's raid, Covid: Christmas five-day relaxation period 'a mistake', US Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed bid to overturn election, Prince William and Kate make red carpet debut with royal children, Ruhollah Zam: Iran executes journalist accused of fanning unrest, Aztec skull tower: Archaeologists unearth new sections in Mexico City, Alfred Bourgeois: Second death row inmate executed in two days. Tanzanians have nicknamed Dar es Salaam "bongo" which is Swahili for brains. 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