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Seaweed farming: two decades of hope and despair for Zanzibar villagers

By Abraham Makinda: It is a curse and a blessing for women villagers at Bweleo, Mjini Magharibi District in western Zanzibar. Seaweed farming binds the women together into a vicious cycle of poverty. Yet for the majority, the crop is the only assured means of livelihood. For a few, it is also offers a hope to entering the world of […]

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Social Security Protection as a Fundamental Human Right

* By Michael Mjinja:* * * Social security is very important for the well-being of workers, their families and the entire community. It is a basic human right and a fundamental means for creating social cohesion… It is an indispensable part of government social policy and an important tool to prevent and alleviate poverty. The right to social security guarantees […]

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Be encouraged when the worst seems to have come

The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for GOD to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming.* * Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him from the elements, and to store his new possessions.* […]

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