Diamond Talkes 1953 of Tabora A story from Natubhai Mehta

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Jumba la senema la Diamond talkes Tabora From Natubhai mehta Born in Tabora Tanzania and worked at Tabora Post Office from 1951 to 1970, was the owner of Diamond Talkes Cinema till 1999. (The Cinema Hall currently has been converted into a University). Natubhai is currently residing in UK and living a postretirement life in stan more. Following the comments about the Cinema hall, some of which was posted in Tabora network, Mzee Natubhai was pleased to hear all those stories and complements. For those who might not be aware Natubhai disclose that the cinema was built in 1953 by Rajbai Hirji and was named in honour of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations for the Agakhan, hence the name Diamond talkes. Natubhai’s father Hakubhai Mehta was the first Manager of the Cinema and run it successfull until 1969 after which he retire. From 1969 his brother Pratap and him run until…

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Uyui: Despite the distance some of Tanga Streets resemble Tabora

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For those who have visited the two Regions, there are some similarities in some of areas. We are not and definitely will not be history teachers, but we have learned some few. Both are historical towns down the lane since and even beyond Germany’s epoch, more precisely on the arrivals of Arabs.  Residents of Tabora and Tanga were used to traveling using Railways, but now its Tabora that still dominated by such kind of transport. Uyui found one street in Tanga to resemble some of the streets in Tabora. We are still finding out the connection between the two towns that distant apart.

Kwa wale waliotembelea mikoa hii miwili wataona kuna mfanano wa baadhi ya mambo. Sisi sio na kwa vyovyote hatutakuwa waalimu wa historia, lakini tumejifunza vitu vichache katika hili. Miji yote hii ni ya kihistoria na unaweza kuiangalia kuanzia enzi za Wajerumani na hata wakati wa ujio wa Waarabu. Wakazi wa Tabora na Tanga walizoea kusafiri kwa gari moshi (treni) lakini kwa sasa ni usafiri huo umebakia kuwa ni njia kuu kwa Tabora. Uyui imeona mtaa mmoja hapo kwenye picha ambao unafanana na baadhi ya mitaa ya Tabora na bado tunaendelea kuangalia uhusiano uliopo kati ya miji hii miwili ambayo imetanganishwa na umbali mrefu zaidi.

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