Charles Kombe is a freelance journalist and a researcher based in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania. With more than 5 years of experience in the media, he has worked with national and international organizations including DW, VOA, BBC, and Vice News among others. He's now working with the Voice of America and Deutsche Welle. Kombe can work as a producer on an assignment across Africa and overseas. Locally, Kombe has worked as a freelance radio producer for various national programs including Tanzania National Parks, Ngorongoro Area Authority as well as Workers Compensation Fund.
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
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
Shortly after being sworn in, Tanzania's new president, Samia Suluhu Hassan, declared there would not be a U-turn in Tanzanian politics.
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