Rainy season has arrived!
Yes, it leads the way for the cooler season (majira ya kipupwe) but it also brings all sorts of trouble catalyzed by the very small percentage of impervious cover. This might seem contrary to logic at first, but as it rains daily during rainy season the landscape cannot absorb it efficiently. And in the absence of sufficient sewage and drainage systems, water and mud collect everywhere and it floods. Rainy season is a wet reminder of the various differences between Tanzania and the Western world.Continue Reading