This month the ancient port city of Zanzibar in Tanzania, has been mourning the death of one of its great musical stars. No one knows exactly how old the singer and drummer Bi Kidude was when she died but she left a unique musical legacy.
In East Africa, a development project using Islamic ethics has taught locals the Koranic imperatives of conserving natural resources. Some say eco-Islam has taken root. From Pemba Island in Tanzania, Matthew Brunwasser reports.
Fifteen years ago today al-Qaeda bombed the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. Over 200 died; thousands were wounded. Anchor Aaron Schachter recalls the day with John Lange who was acting ambassador to Tanzania.
Today's Geo Quiz asked listeners to name a protected natural area in Tanzania that is crossed by a massive migration of wildebeests each year. The answer is Tazania's Serengeti National Park. Benedict Moran reports from the Serengeti.
President Obama is in the East African country of Tanzania, on the last leg of his African tour. Trade and business are at top priorities of this trip. But in Africa, US companies have some stiff competition from China.
It's football season again and Iowa's Drake University took the occasion to announce plans for its football team to play a game in Tanzania; the inaugural Global Kilimanjaro Bowl in May 2011. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.