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The Changing Practices of Kibarua Employment: A Case Study of the Sagara, Tanzania

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Kazuhiko Sugimura Abstract This article analyzes the process in which the “economy of affection” in rural Africa transforms the nature of wage labor and thereby induces a phenomenon we may call… Read More

“Earning among Friends”: Business Practices and Creed among Petty Traders in Tanzania

Published: Feb 28th, 2014

by Sayaka Ogawa Abstract This paper analyzes how petty street traders called Machinga have created unique credit transactions in response to the political and socio-economical transformation after the economic liberalization of Tanzania.… Read More

Social Organization and Social Status in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Rukwa, Tanzania

Published: Feb 27th, 2014

by Tony Waters Abstract Nineteenth century histories of Tanzania typically focus on “tribal” histories, customs, and military action. To a certain extent, this is expected. The story of how interior… Read More

Hip Hop as Social Commentary in Accra and Dar es Salaam

Published: Feb 20th, 2014

by Msia Kibona Clark Abstract This paper looks at the use of African hip hop as social commentary in Accra, Ghana and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Hip hop is by… Read More