Tanzania – Dar es Salaam (1)

Dar-es-Salaam is a city of about 2 1/2 million people that bustles during the work day and is quiet at night. It’s not the capital of Tanzania but is the largest city in the country and one of the most important shipping ports on the African east coast. Countless shopkeepers sell every imaginable type of

Zambia – Lusaka

Lusaka is the capital of Zambia; it’s a non-descript city of about 1.5 million people that bustles in the day and rolls up at night. In recent years, Lusaka has become a popular urban settlement for Zambians and tourists alike. Its mostly stable government and improved infrastructure sector have increased donor confidence and as such

Kenya – Nairobi: City (1)

Kenya has been among Africa’s economic and political ‘successes’ since independence in 1963. Nairobi is one of the continent’s premier cities. I arrived two days after the national presidential elections on December 27, 2008. The results were angrily disputed and riots broke out all over the country. Some of the images (#40-52) here reveal the

Tanzania – Serengeti Plain

The Serengeti is hard to take in at first given the density of wildlife that appears at first to be in peaceful coexistence–except for the occasional necessary food kill. The Serengeti is located in north-western Tanzania and extends into southern Kenya. It covers about 30,000 sq km and hosts the largest and longest overland twice-yearly

Zambia – Victoria Falls (1)

Victoria Falls are very spectacular from any point of view, land or air. Although the Falls constitute neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, the claim is that it’s the largest is based on a width of 1.7 kilometres (1 mi) and height of 108 meters (360 ft), forming the largest sheet

Gay Rwanda 2008 (updated 2016)

GlobalGayz interviews a young gay Rwandan, Alan Malege, about the strong anti-gay religious and social attitudes in his country. Despite seemingly unchangeable and overwhelming circumstances he and his gay friends display remarkable resourcefulness in finding each other. Introduction Rwanda is a land locked country in east central Africa. It’s located between Uganda,Tanzania, Burundi and Democratic