Morning Glory

The Bitter-Sweet Extra Mile

4.15AM, 9th April 2020. Crazy. I thought as the cold breeze whipped my body. Totally crazy. I had run for only 200 meters on Rhino Stretch but my legs were already out of breath. So I slowed down and started walking. Ten minutes earlier when I locked my gate and…

A Beautiful Breeze for your positive thinking

“Boys, make sure you read this book from cover to cover,” my father told my brother Peter and I as he handed us one of the most powerful books about the mind. It was Napoleon Hill’s ‘Think and Grow Rich.’ Although we were still teenagers he was convinced that the…

Anne's Last Ride on Earth

The first scream was loud and piercing. It caught my attention. My fingers paused typing and remained suspended above my laptop’s keyboard. The second scream was even louder. I shot to my feet, yanked open the door and raced down the stairs. Then I saw my neighbor and good friend…

The Fallen Tree (Season 1 Episode 1)

The fallen tree before me seared my soul. It lay on its side, defeated and helpless. Why had it fallen? I wandered as I walked briskly towards it. Did human hands grab hold of a power saw and cut it down? Unlikely. I thought. It seems to have fallen on…

President Samia Suluhu Hassan Hits the Ground Running

For those who thought that Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan will take a softer approach to leadership, think again. She has hit the ground running. Actually, sprinting. On Sunday 28th March, barely two days after the burial of her predecessor, the late John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, she suspended suspended…

Through my Lens – Hapa Kazi Tu. John Pombe Magufuli

First and foremost, I extend my sincere condolences to the people of the United Republic Tanzania for losing an iconic leader. It has been a difficult time to take in the sudden demise of president Magufuli, a man who appeared strong and healthy a while back. Every time I have…