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One who has ever lived in Dar-Es-Salaam would be familiar with the completely overcrowded and infrequent ... buses bulging with chickens, bags of mchicha (spinach), mihogo (cassava), and mapapai (pawpaws), and commuters from the suburban areas around Dar-Es-Salaam. One would also be familiar with frequent water cuts which sometimes leave areas dry for more than a week, frequent electricity blackouts, telephones which maintain an eerie silence, inadequate parking spaces, overflowing sewage, lack of traffic regulation, hospitals without medicine (but with fly-infested garbage), pick-pocketing, and armed robbery. -Dr. Joe Lugalla (1995: 96)
One dusty, sweaty day at Pastor Albert's tailoring shop, I asked some of the refugee tailors about seeing young men frying chicken heads and feet in pots of fat and selling them. They ventured daily to large poultry factories to buy the heads and feet, which they sold with salt and spices for five shillings apiece (two cents). I mentioned that I had seen these wauzaji (vendors) in other Dar es Salaam neighborhoods, but never in their own. The refugees responded with pride. You cannot find that food in our neighborhood, they all agreed, because our neighborhood is not poor. In the poor neighborhoods, yes, they eat those foods, but never here. One who has ever lived in Dar-Es-Salaam would be familiar with the completely overcrowded and infrequent ... buses bulging with chickens, bags of mchicha (spinach), mihogo (cassava), and mapapai (pawpaws), and commuters from the suburban areas aro
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