For the first time since the Woman Scream movement started, Tanzania is taking part in organizing this festival in the country, starting with Dar-es-Salaam. First Scream happens tomorrow (March 7), 6.30pm at Nyumbani Lounge.
Our latest interview is with the Program Manager of the African Leadership Academy, Chidinma, who manages the Anzisha Prize and who is also Chinua Achebe’s grand niece!
The questions we are asking ourselves moving forward are: How do we organize ourselves such that we can produce offline content as well? With what means can we support content collection and creation for the longer term? And, most importantly, what kind of discussion do young people want to get involved with in Tanzania and greater East Africa?
I propose that print media will be around as long as two characteristics cannot be replicated by digital technology. The first characteristic is the page. The second is the freedom to write onto print media in any way you want.
The funded trip will focus on examining child survival from February 17-27, 2013 and priority is being given to applicants from select countries, including Tanzania.