Bukoba, the Ugandan town in Tanzania

In case you did not know, you cannot live comfortably in Tanzania if you do not know Kiswahili, even for a day. Ugandans who have shunned East Africa’s archetypal language as if it is the plague, would get rudely awakened when all of Kiswahili’s importance comes crashing down on them like a waterfall, the day they suddenly drop in the middle of Tanzania, without any acquaintances.

Saturday February 2 2013

An aerial view of Lake Victoria’s shore in

An aerial view of Lake Victoria’s shore in Bukoba town. The section with sand acts as a beach for revellers, although it is poorly maintained. 

By John K. Abimanyi

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