Saba Saba Day Celebration In Tarzania
Tarzanians celebrated the Saba Saba Day yesterday, July 07. It's a day to mark the Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair.
The event on July 7 celebrates (among other things) the 1954 founding of the Tanzanian political party, TANU, the Tanganyika African National Union. Saba Saba means "seven seven" in Swahili, the national language of Tanzania(and of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, the two countries whose union created the United Republic of Tanzania in 1964).
Saba Saba also refers to the Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair. The fair is held every year at this date [7/7] in Saba Saba grounds near Kurasini in Dar es Salaam.
It is also the day protesters in Kenya requested successfully free elections in the year 1990.