Out with the old Dar Es Salaam
Dar is getting rid of all those old buildings
Health hazards vs History. sad
Tanzania's former Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism and current Minister for Water Jumanne Maghembe told The Citizen newspaper 'As you are aware, we are transforming from a poor country into a middle income nation, and this cannot be realised by keeping old buildings intact'
Funny enough the paintings above were by Artist Sarah Markes to celebrate Dar Es Salaam Heritage. A book with a series of prints and an ever growing collection of drawings and paintings. Street Level is a celebration of Dar and an alert to its demise as much of the city centre is demolished and the urban space transformed. Dar Sketches
Sources: ItsDar, DarSketches,BBC