Islam was practised on the Swahili coast as early as the eighth or ninth century AD.Claiming the coastal strip, Omani Sultan Seyyid Said moved his capital to Zanzibar City in 1840.President Zuma and his delegation met the ‘famous’ Tanzanian President John Magufuli – who became a worldwide trend on social media two years ago when he became president and took drastic steps to cut corruption…leading to the creation of the #What Would Magufuli Do hashtag.The project hopes to secure further funding to continue building more turbines and also teach more Tanzanians how to build their own locally and become self-sufficient.The wind turbines are made out of cheap, locally available recycled materials, and are relatively easy to install, maintain and build.After joining B'Hits Music Group, Mdee collaborated with Tanzanian rapper A. on a record '’Money'’ and Ommy Dimpoz, a Bongo Flava artist on a record Me and You that was later voted Song of the Year during the 2013 Kilimanjaro Music Awards.She received an even bigger buzz with the release of her first solo single "Closer", which in its first week was downloaded over 30,000 times, a feat achieved by no other Tanzanian artist. Vanessa has had the chance to interview many artists, such as K'Naan, Kelly Rowland, French Montana, Trey Songs, Mac Miller, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Miguel, Donald, Nazizi, Xtatic, Stella Mwangi, Camp Mulla, Tay Grin, Teargas, Dr. In 20 she released three singles Nobody But Me, Never Ever and Niroge which were also received well.
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"The whole idea behind the turbine is to empower people to live off the grid.
Some handbooks have already been published teaching people how to build their own turbines from scratch.
Mdee is popularly known for being the first ever Tanzanian MTV VJ.
She later rose to prominence as a radio and TV host, hosting Epic Bongo Star Search and Dume CHallenge for ITV Tanzania before signing to B'Hits Music Group in late 2012.