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Charles Kombe

Charles Kombe is a highly experienced freelance journalist and researcher based in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania. With over five years of experience in the media industry, he has collaborated with both national and international organizations such as DW, VOA, BBC, Vice News, Swedish Public Broadcaster, and Voice of Liberia, among others. Currently, he is working as a producer for the Voice of America and Deutsche Welle, and is available for assignments across Africa and overseas.

In addition to his international work, Kombe has also worked as a freelance radio producer for various national programs, including Tanzania National Parks, Ngorongoro Area Authority, and the Workers Compensation Fund. With his broad range of skills and experience, Kombe is a highly qualified professional who can provide exceptional services as a producer on a variety of projects.

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As Muslims in Tanzania observe the month of Ramadan, they are facing increased food prices and uncertainty of supplies. Charles Kombe spoke to residents in Dar es Salaam and has this story.


Challenges facing women in sports in Tanzania


Women challenges in Rural Tanzania


It’s been a month since Tanzania’s commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, put residents on water rations after a drop in the city’s main water source, the Ruvu River.


Despite endorsements by some public officials, medical experts warn no treatments should be taken at face value until scientifically tested


Opposition and demiocracy in Tanzania


My story regarding the death of Tanzania's President John Magufuli


Tanzania during Covid 19 pandemic. I worked with Vice News on this story as a local producer in Dar es Salaam and we ended up with this fantastic piece.


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As cases of gender-based violence have increased in Tanzania during the pandemic, some women are learning ways to fight back — including using their fists.


Despite government efforts to rein it in, the practice of female circumcision continues secretly in the country's cattle-raising rural areas


While many countries with Muslim populations have imposed coronavirus restrictions during the holy month of Ramadhan, Tanzania, which is more than a third Muslim, has not. Despite President Samia Suluhu Hassan's shift away from her predecessor's Covid den


In Tanzania, women often die in childbirth. Poor basic health care during pregnancy and delivery places the country toward the bottom of global rankings for maternal mortality. But, for people living in the Simiyu region, this is changing


Tanzania Opening Up Tourism Despite Pandemic


Ramadan Gatherings Continue in Tanzania amid COVID-19


COVID Cases Increase in Tanzania, Despite Government Denial


Magufuli Obit


Shortly after being sworn in, Tanzania's new president, Samia Suluhu Hassan, declared there would not be a U-turn in Tanzanian politics.



Tanzania Preparedness to halt the spread of Covid 19


Ever since Tanzania’s president endorsed inhaling steam to prevent coronavirus, some have flocked to shops selling steam-machines – even though health experts say there is no evidence the method has any impact on COVID-19

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