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Q & A on the growth of slums with Tanzanian urbanist Alphonce Kyessi

Alphonce G. Kyessi is a researcher and consultant in the field of human settlements planning, development and management. He is currently employed as an associate research professor at the Institute of Human Settlements Studies at Ardhi University in Dar es Salaam. His

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The slum series – Moshi’s social reality

MOSHI, Tanzania — “Shikamoo Mama Kishe,” a girl says as she balances a bucket of water on her head, crossing the railway line. This is the ultimate form of respect in the Swahili language, and a way to greet elders

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