Siri ya Mtungi Gaining Momentum

Siri ya Mtungi Gaining Momentum

MFDI’s most recent production, Siri ya Mtungi, is Tanzania’s favorite television program. The 13 part dramedy follows a cast of colourful characters, related by blood or marriage, or simply by love, who make up a community that is inspired by purpose, brought down by fear, superstition and betrayal, lifted by

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Network Trailer Released

Network Trailer Released

When Detective Robert Demango, one of the forces’ finest, is given three weeks notice for lack of performance; he doesn’t give a damn.  He knows his days as Dar es Salaams most celebrated detective are over.  Riddled with guilt for his wife’s death, depressed and drinking heavily, he’s given up

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Sunshine Trailer Released

Sunshine Trailer Released

Rufu is educated and smart but restless and angry.  He can’t hold down a job and is easily distracted by drink, dope and women, which have landed him nothing but trouble. At just 22 he’s already on ARVs and slipping into a lifestyle dominated by petty-crime. Rufu is from a

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Mdundiko Trailer Released

Mdundiko Trailer Released

Mzee Njimba and Mzee Kondo, friends since childhood are also related through the marriage of their children.  Unfortunately their children passed away leaving Kondo to look after their shared grandson Chumi. Njimba is an arrogant, belligerent man known for his abilities as a drummer and arranger of dances (Ngoma), including

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About the Wahapahapa Radio Drama

About the Wahapahapa Radio Drama

The Wahapahapa radio drama takes place in Kalumbi, a fictional town somewhere in the heart of Tanzania. Wahapahapa’s main characters are a group of musicians, The Homeboys Band, and the programme explores the impact of HIV/AIDS on young adults through the lives of the band members, their families, and friends.

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The Making of Wahapahapa

The Making of Wahapahapa

Watch the documentary film below about the evolution of a radio drama into a multi-media platform to confront HIV/AIDS in Tanzania.

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Listen to Wahapahapa Episodes

Listen to Wahapahapa Episodes

Listen to all 130 episodes of the Wahapahapa radio drama here.

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Siri ya Mtungi – Episode 1

Siri ya Mtungi – Episode 1

Photographer Cheche gets lucky when he is gifted an old commercial studio by the late, Habibu, a well-known and eccentric photographer. But not everyone is convinced that it’s good luck. His friend, Dafu, an electrician, is spooked by the old building. Cheche’s mother-in-law, Mwanaidi, is also sure that Cheche won’t

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Siri ya Mtungi – Episode 2

Siri ya Mtungi – Episode 2

Mzee Kizito commissions Cheche to replace a photograph of the late Vingawaji, the polygamist’s wife, for the upcoming mauled. Cheche can’t find the negative. Not wishing to let down his father-in-law, he decides to photograph Vingawaji’s lookalike daughter, Sabrina. But Kizito’s first wife, Farida, smells a rat. Cheche knows he’s

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Siri ya Mtungi – Episode 3

Siri ya Mtungi – Episode 3

Duma’s brother, Stephen, has been playing truant from school. The first Duma learns about it is when the Headmaster gives him an ultimatum: Stephen must shape up or ship out. Duma has to get his act together — for his kid brother’s sake. Cheche’s business isn’t as prosperous as it

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