July 17, 2018
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Why the fight against FGM is not working in Mara

I want to begin this article with words of the former chairman of Tanzania Development Trust Mr. Julian Marcus, ‘In the Name of Your Daughter is the most powerful, compelling, and honest documentary that I think I have ever seen. I came to it with both apprehension and anticipation.’   The synopsis of ‘In The Name Of Your Daughter’ which […]
July 16, 2018
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Are Tanzanian children safe online?

Rapid advancement in information and communication technologies in terms of access and the use of Internet, Mobile phones, and social media has come with both positive and negative consequences for users. This article is based on our conversation with Dr. Hezron Onditi (PhD), a research from Dar es Salaam University College of Education whose work looks at online effects on […]
July 11, 2018
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Je, watoto wa Tanzania wako salama kwenye mitandao?

Maendeleo ya teknolojia ya habari na mawasiliano hasa inteneti, simu na mitandao ya kijamii yamekuwa na athari chanya na hasi kwa watumiaji wakiwemo watoto. Tumezungumza na mtaalamu wa malezi Dr. Hezron Onditi wa Kitivo cha Elimu na Saikolojia, Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es salaam na makala haya yanatokana na mazungumzo hayo.  Anasema tafiti mbalimbali kutoka nchi zilizoendelea zinaonesha kuwa vijana […]
July 6, 2018
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Mwanadae mtoto kuwa mtu mzima makini

Mtoto umleavyo ndivyo akuavyo ni usemi ambao mara nyingi hutukumbusha wazazi umuhimu wa kulea watoto wetu katika maadili mema na yenye kuleta mafanikio. Ikumbukwe kwamba sisi wazazi ndiyo wenye jukumu la kwanza la kulea watoto huku walezi wengine kama walimu na jamii, wakichukua nafasi ya pili, n.k.   Misingi imara ya maisha ya binadamu huanza kujengwa pale tu mtoto anapozaliwa. […]
July 3, 2018
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The Day of the African Child, #SikuYaMtoto 2018

Friday 16th June 2016, Dar es salaam: Over 500 children from all over Dar es Salaam came together to celebrate the Day of the African Child at JMK Youth Park, (Kidongo Chekundu). For the first time since its start, the Siku Ya Mtoto event was graced by a child as guest of honour. 9 year old Tumaini John addressed other […]
June 13, 2018
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Maadhimisho ya siku ya mtoto wa afrika na umuhimu wake kwa watoto

Mwaka1991, wakuu wan chi wanachama wa OAU walianzisha Siku ya Mtoto wa Afrika (DAC) kama kumbukumbu ya uasi dhidi ya wanafunzi 16 Juni 1976 huko Soweto, Afrika Kusini. Wakati huo, wanafunzi watoto wadogo waliandamana, mosi kupinga aina ya elimu duni ya kibaguzi waliyopea na serikali ya kibeberu, pili waliitaka serikali ya mzungu iwape ruksa kufundishwa kwa lugha zao wenyewe.   […]