On assignment in Tanzania
SBS reporter Karen Ashford brings you the latest from Tanzania, from refugees to poaching, and tourism.
IN PICTURES: Stories from Tanzania
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January 28: ADELAIDE SCHOOL HELPS TANZANIA SCIENCE STUDENTS
As tens of thousands of children get ready for the new school year, some sparing a thought for those who have little to learn with. An Adelaide school is forging links with a rural school in remote southern Tanzania, with a special focus on helping girls study science. Karen Ashford reports.
January 25: ADELAIDE SCHOOL HELPS TANZANIA SCIENCE STUDENTS
Extended feature: View more from Tanzania and the Adelaide school forging links with science school students in the country.
LISTEN: Old science kits offer new opportunities in Africa. Karen Ashford reports for SBS Radio.
December 30: TANZANIA RIDES TOURISM BOOM
In Tanzania the tourism industry is booming, but managing the boom is a particular challenge for African nations, where poor infrastructure can mean the natural attractions that tourists want to see are at risk of being too popular. One Australian idea could provide the solution, Karen Ashford reports.
INTERVIEW WITH TANZANIA’S TOURISM MINISTER, KHAMIS KAGASHEKI
Tanzania’s Tourism Minister Khamis Kagasheki speaks to SBS’s Karen Ashford about the country’s tourism industry.
December 26: TANZANIA CLOSING REFUGEE CAMPS
For 40 years Tanzania has been a safe haven for Africans fleeing strife in neighbouring countries. Now, the East African nation is closing its refugee camps, claiming a new era of peace. One policeman from Western Australia made the reverse journey to understand the needs of Africans living in Perth, Karen Ashford reports.
December 20, 2012: POACHING CRACKDOWN IN TANZANIA
Tanzania is one country in Africa stepping up the fight against poaching of endangered animals. As Karen Ashford reports, it has many challenges to overcome in protecting its diverse species.
INTERVIEW WITH TANZANIA’S PRESIDENT
Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete speaks exclusively to SBS’s Karen Ashford about efforts to tackle wildlife poaching across his country.