The song is obviously a message and warning about HIV AIDS (UKIMWI) and all its cousins. The video is pretty much self explanatory. Starehe means enjoyment, pleasure….etc. Fitting message to start off the weekend, happy Furahi Day!
Welcome to the new (and hopefully much improved) FL, karibuni sana! Much thanks to one kind stranger who made all this possible, nakushukuru sana ndugu yangu.
If you’ve got any suggestions regarding some better looking and more attractive themes, do share-I wont take any offense!
And I hope you all look forward to the best Swahili learning experience on the web-peace!
No am not winding you up, his name really is Banana! (in Swahili we’d call him Ndizi!) Name jokes aside (ok not really,there’s more here!), this guy comes from one of the most musically talented families in TZ. His dad is a very respected artist, very cool too. They do gigs together with their band which is super awesome- father/son duos being rare to come by and all. Read More →
So this is what the NY Times had to say about Dar when it placed it 39th among the top 53 places to visit in the world in 2014.
“On the African coast, music thrives in a commercial capital.
Tanzania may be best known for the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro and the game-packed plains of the Serengeti, but the real pulse of the country is found in its largest city, Dar es Salaam. Read More →
When I finally get to start on the Swahili & lyrics segment that’s long overdue, this tune will definitely be one of the first ones I’ll cover. It was so popular here in TZ last year (it still is actually) and until now people still refer to the word majanga when things aren’t so good. Majanga is a Swahili word meaning Read More →
A funny, satirical sort of tune. ‘Kiingereza’ means English and the guy is saying he can speak English-albeit only after he’s had a drink or two! Tanzanians are well known in EA for not paying that much attention to the English language and this is kind of making fun of that fact.