NYT: Tanzania Welcomes Bush, but Obama Is Topic No. 1 on the Streets


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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — President Bush has been smothered with affection here, never more so than on Sunday, when he sat at a wooden desk under a sweltering sun with President Jakaya Kikwete by his side and signed a $698 million grant of foreign aid to Tanzania. But while people here in the capital city of this East African nation are excited about Mr. Bush, another American politician seems to excite them even more — Senator Barack Obama.

Mr. Bush is on a six-day, five-country tour to spotlight American efforts to fight poverty and disease in Africa. Though the president’s face is on billboards all over town, the name Obama is on the lips of Tanzanians — from taxi drivers to city merchants to the artisans who sell wooden Masai warriors in makeshift stalls at a dusty open-air market on the outskirts of town.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/18/world/africa/18prexy.html
 
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..nimesoma sehemu huko japan kuna kamji kanaitwa obama,jamaa wametangaza wanamuunga mkono ili kama akipata kamji kao kaonekane katika ramani ya dunia na wavune watalii kwa mamia!

..talking about obamania [obama mania]!
Thousands of Pacific miles might separate residents of an isolated fishing town on Japan's snowy west coast from the buzz of the US election campaign but that hasn't prevented them from taking an avid interest in the fortunes of one candidate - the young Illinois senator with whom the ancient community shares its name.

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Obama, Japan has been thoroughly infected by the mania surrounding its accidental namesake and is mounting an astonishing display of support for the man who hopes to become America's first black president.
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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — President Bush has been smothered with affection here, never more so than on Sunday, when he sat at a wooden desk under a sweltering sun with President Jakaya Kikwete by his side and signed a $698 million grant of foreign aid to Tanzania
Interesting!
wanajua wanachokitafuta!
 
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kwa siku zote ambazo watu watakuwa bize wakiandika ubishi wa nani staa kati ya kichaka na obama kule Tanzania, kuna watoto zaidi ya elfu kumi watakuwa wamekufa kwa magonjwa yanayotibika! talking abt misplaced priorities!
 

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