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    China has extended to Tanzania a number of economic supports in terms of direct aid, loans and investment in various areas such as military training and support, health, education and infrastructure development, just to mention a few. Among the iconic Chinese projects in Tanzania include the provision of ¥988 million RMB (equivalent to a $500 million USD) interest free loan for the construction of the TAZARA railway line. The railway can now facilitate exports and imports from Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, DRC Congo, the great lakes region and Zimbabwe, hence it helps to ease trade connection in the region. China aided the construction of Urafiki Textile Factory in Dar Es Salaam. China supported the construction of Mahonda Sugar Factory in Zanzibar. It also supported in agricultural programmes such as partial financing in establishing the state farms at Ruvu, Mbarali and Upenja, China helped in the establishment of an agricultural demonstration centre in Morogoro and other farmers’ extension service centers in Dodoma, Mbeya and…

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    Dian Fossey

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    living in a world where these magnificent animals no longer exist. Fossey lived among the mountain gorillas of the Virunga Volcanoes for nearly twenty years. She dedicated her life to them and died trying to protect them. Fossey was born in San Francisco, California, on January 16, 1932. She discovered her love for animals at a young age and was a talented horseback rider and an aspiring veterinarian. However, after enrolling in pre-veterinary studies at the University of California, she…

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    The Arab Slave Trade

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    The Mogadishu city state experienced autonomous growth after the events of Arab slave trade. In Kenya, there were Lamu, Malindi and Mombasa city states that experienced massive growth from the Arab slave trade. In Tanzania, there was Kilwa city that followed the similar growth pattern to its neighbouring city states. These city states emerged from the agricultural villages that generated goods on small scale. Gradually, the local villages strengthened their agricultural economies to produce…

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    Jane Goodall Chimpanzees

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    Jane Goodall’s book takes her readers on a journey through her thirty year study with the chimpanzees of Gombe. Jane Goodall is a renowned primatologist in the field of anthropology, and is specifically known for her study of the chimpanzees. She primarily studied their behavior, but also observed how they used their intelligence and how they lived within their groups. Goodall studied her chimpanzees by idly observing them, and interfered little as possible. Goodall would stay in areas where she…

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    ethologist, and anthropologist. She is also a prominent humanitarian, environmentalist, and a very inspired and intent United Nations messenger of peace. She is most distinguished for her many significant years dwelling among the extremely beguiling and clever Chimpanzees in their natural, wild habitat. Throughout her influential scientific journey she possessed unwavering patience, cleverness, and selflessness, which overall resulted in her extraordinary impact left on the world. As one may…

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    The primatologist, Jane Goodall was born on the 3rd of April, 1934 in London, United Kingdom. She was born to father, Herbert Goodall, who was a businessman and also had a strong passion for motor-racing and mother Margaret Myfanwe Joseph who was an author and wrote under the name of Vanne Morris Goodall. Jane Goodall grew up with only one sister named Judy. From an early age, Jane was mesmerized by watching animals and birds and how they interacted with one another. She would draw sketches and…

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    Jane Goodall Warns of Chinese Threat to Africa Few people on the planet understand the ecosystem of Africa like Jane Goodall. The 80-year-old primatologist, ethologist, and anthropologist is best known for her work with chimpanzees in Tanzania. The former Dutch Baroness saw first hand what the colonial powers did to the African wildlife habitats. She spent the better part of her life fighting for those who did not have a voice to fight for themselves. Now, Goodall sees a resurgence of…

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    observe chimpanzees in their natural habitat. She discovered their behavior up close and also formed valuable relationships with the chimpanzees. In the Shadow of Man Jane starts from the beginning of her success and recounts her first experiences in Gombe, Africa. Jane Goodall begins the story by discussing her fascination with chimpanzees. When she was younger she carried her toy monkey with her everywhere she went, but she never could imagine the life she was destined too. Jane discusses her…

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    MAASAI APPROACH TO HUNTING: LESSONS FOR MANAGERS The Maasai are among East Africa's foremost warrior tribe. Their prowess in war is legendary. .Their diet consists primarily of meat, milk and blood. Other than war, as pastoralists, they face a myriad of challenges to their herds. Their greatest predators and threat to their livelihood is the lion. To face this threat and defeat it, the Maasai would hunt and kill lions. Today, this threat has gone down with the creation of game parks and…

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    Jane Goodall is often known as “the woman who redefined man.” She was born in 1934, on the third of April, in London, England, under the name Valarie Jane Morris-Goodall. At an early age, Jane expressed an interest in animals. Now, Goodall is a famous ethologist, primarily known for her extensive research of chimpanzees. However, throughout her life, Jane Goodall has been extremely ambitious and has accomplished many deeds. Figure 1. Jane in Action. Photo by unknown. Date unknown. Goodall…

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