Arusha Times (Arusha)

15 December 2012

Tanzania: Street Talk - No 'Cinderella' No Christmas Carol, Just Text Books

Off Topic: Mwalimu Nyerere and Pomposity

Meditation: The Taboo of Teleology

Verses: Arusha Christmas spirit

MAILBAG

Arusha Author Inspires a Meaningful Pursuit of Life in New Book

Nelson Mandela's words and spirit re-echoed in author Suvuku Lukumay's debut work, "Inspirational Transformation"

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." These compelling words by South African Nobel Peace Prize Winner Nelson Mandela reveal the weapon he used to win democracy for his nation. Author Suvuku Lukumay follows in his footsteps and educates his readers to free them from all the chains that prevent them from celebrating a highly fulfilling life. He accomplishes this through his newly published book, titled Inspirational Transformation....Read more

X-MAS

Santa Claus may bring snakes to Arusha this Christmas

This year Father Christmas has decided to ditch 'Rudolph' the red-nosed reindeer choosing to bring along some spine-chilling reptiles, as he tours Arusha City during the holidays... Read more

PERSPECTIVES

Church's advent season

Christmas speaks of the beginning, the in-break of God as embodiment into human history

Catholic Christians are always invited to "lift up your hearts" at the beginning of the great Eucharist prayer at every Mass. This invitation is simply a digest of what they are encouraged to do time and again in the course of the day, in the course of the year....Read more

EA WHISPERS

Integration with dignity possible but needs hard work

EANA--If we agree with the Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC), Dr Richard Sezibera, integration is the only way to up the (human) dignity of the people of East Africa. I guess it is as simple as that. There is strength in unity and quite to the contrary with the opposite. The difference between dignity and respect is very narrow. In fact, the two terms can be comfortably taken to mean one and the same thing......Read more

Infocus

Expectations for 2013

It is unavoidable to think of 2013 now that stationery and book stores have started to sell 2013 calendars and diaries. The many wedding and baptism ceremonies in Arusha City confirm the near arrival of 2013 since many of such ceremonies are conducted at the end of the year in Arusha traditionally. Thoughts about 2013 can be in the form of expectations.....Read more

ROTARIANS

Society has detached itself from supporting the vulnerable

It is a thoughtful yet displeasing idea sending young persons to Juvenile detention. How painful it is detaining the most vulnerable youths in the society just to realize some of them are quite innocent to be sent into detention for unknown crime or habits, habits that we frontrunners in the society are capable of re-solving. Detention impairs a child psychologically. It appears that due to our cruel minds we turn the whole scenario into a competition with today's generation and projecting it as public hatred...Read more

TALKING PHILOSOPHY

Politics: The only game where fallacious reasoning is accommodated

Whoever claimed that politics is a dirty game, must have watched most of the politicians of his time to come to that conclusion. However, this is the only dirty game that almost everyone desires: a game where one would do anything to dominate. I am deeply impressed by how several politicians view vices. What a moralist takes to be a vice is a virtue in the eye of a politician as I will explain later......Read more

EAC

EA Common Market Protocol Implementation: Dr Sezibera pushes for collective effort

EANA--The Secretary General of the East African Community Dr Richard Sezibera has called for collective efforts to successfully implement the Common Market Protocol in the Partner States.... Read more

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