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The Chai

The Chai Podcast is here to serve you a look into the lives of 20-something year olds working and living in Dar-es-Salaam (well, usually), our conversations, our Afro-feminist views and your much-needed dose of African creative works. Tune in with hosts Arafa, Teddy and Nura, as well as surprise guests that include artists, feminists, musicians and other noisemakers that are redefining the “modern African experience”. Catch us wherever you listen to podcasts!

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The Chai Podcast is here to serve you a look into the lives of 20-something year olds working and living in Dar-es-Salaam (well, usually), our conversations, our Afro-feminist views and your much-needed dose of African creative works. Tune in with hosts Arafa, Teddy and Nura, as well as surprise guests that include artists, feminists, musicians and other noisemakers that are redefining the “modern African experience”. Catch us wherever you listen to podcasts!

031: 2021??

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Haaappy New Year (though we’re about a month late, but it just feels like it hasn’t started yet right?)! Fresh from our unplanned hiatus, in this episode we discuss the worldwide funk, how to set realistic new year resolutions and refocussing our energy in more local social and political movements. Stay tuned till the end of the show for some amazing artist shoutouts!

kyle malanda
Visual Artist
instagram: @kylemalanda
https://www.kylemalanda.com/

Sulego
Visual Artist
instagram: @suleygox

If you would like to advertise with the Chai Podcast, please email thechaipodcast@gmail.com for our rate card and episode schedule.

production: The Chai Team
theme composer: @prodbydomi
artwork: @arafa.builds

Follow us @thechaipodcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

Feb 13 2021

1hr 9mins

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030: Libra Season

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Decisions, decisions, decisions. We don’t like making them but we have to. Join us this week as we discuss the the choices that changed our lives, the importance of romance and why Tory Lanez is the spawn of a demon. Also stay tuned till the end of the show for a shoutout of our favourite creatives this week!

PLEASE DONATE TO TANZANIAN ARTIST VALERIE AMANI
GoFundMe : https://www.gofundme.com/f/get-valerie-to-oxford?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet
Instagram: @ardonaxela

WaaberiPhone
Somali arts & culture archive
instagram: @waaberiphone
Twitter:@waaberiphone

Maya Mwoka
Content Creator
instagram: @mayamwoka
YouTube:@Maya’s Glow

If you would like to advertise with the Chai Podcast, please email thechaipodcast@gmail.com for our rate card and episode schedule.

production: The Chai Team
theme composer: @prodbydomi
artwork: @arafa.builds

Follow us @thechaipodcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

Oct 01 2020

1hr 23mins

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029: Umenikataa, It's Fine

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Dating is hard and it’s only getting harder. In this episode of the Chai, the one single and two entangled hosts navigate the dating scenes new standards, discuss influencers that are travelling to Rwanda during a pandemic and what vacationing in a fishing village is like.

PLEASE DONATE TO TANZANIAN ARTIST VALERIE AMANI
GoFundMe : https://www.gofundme.com/f/get-valerie-to-oxford?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet
Instagram: @ardonaxela

The Playback Podcast

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instagram: @theplaybackpod

Twitter:@theplaybackpod
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-playback-podcast/id1462755004

Listen to Janice Iche’s new song, ‘Siku Mpya’

Kenyan Musician an Visual Artist

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/janiceiche/siku-mpya

Listen to Salma Munde’s new song, ‘Utamu’

Tanzanian Musician and Visual Artist
instagram: @naitwasalma
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeBzMKsEZMs

If you would like to advertise with the Chai Podcast, please email thechaipodcast@gmail.com for our rate card and episode schedule.

production: The Chai Team
theme composer: @prodbydomi
artwork: @arafa.builds

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Sep 17 2020

1hr 8mins

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028: Twende Na Mwende (with Mwende Musau)

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While COVID-19 is keeping most of us away from travelling we take a look into what it means to travel while African with Kenyan content creator and travel blogger Mwende Musau. We also discuss Beyonce’s controversial release of Black is King and many forms of hustle culture in our day-to-day lives.

Also remember to check out Mwende Musau,
Kenyan Content Creator & Travel Blogger
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvH7xWGWOOBsvK-GOhwnmDQ
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/twendenamwende/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/twendenamwende/
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twendenamwende/
Blog: https://www.twendenamwende.com/

Gregory Nthenge
Kenyan Graphic Designer & Creative Director
instagram: @onetwoinfinityke
https://www.behance.net/nthengegre95da

Brian Jazz
Kenyan Performing & Recording Artist
instagram: @bryanjazz.ke
youtube: Bryan Jazz TV

Sebo Caraci
South African Fashion Designer, Caraci Clothing
instagram: @sebocaraci , @caraci_clothing

If you would like to advertise with the Chai Podcast, please email thechaipodcast@gmail.com for our rate card and episode schedule.

production: The Chai Team
theme composer: @prodbydomi
artwork: @arafa.builds

Follow us @thechaipodcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

Aug 13 2020

1hr 1min

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Everybody should listen to this

By Leprincedutanzanie - Apr 10 2019
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Looking forward to Season 2

Hilarious 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

By Arafa82 - May 14 2018
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Listening on my way to work. So funny and relatable!