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Little by little

Thanks to a chance encounter in Bukoba’s tiny airport, I got invited to the launch of a new BBC programme, “Haba na Haba” on Friday evening. What I didn’t know was that BBC World Service Swahili would be broadcasting live from the soiree, hence a moment of panic when the presenter started mingling through the crowds to ask their views – my Kiswahili isn’t quite ready for the international airwaves.

Anyway, the project is run by the BBC’s media training organisation – recently renamed Media Action, and previously known as World Service Trust (apparently, before that it was named “Marshall Plan of the Mind” – who on earth thought that one up??). Continue reading

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