Akhilesh Joshipura ‘Joshie’ was born in India. He graduated in Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and post graduated in Management from India 1984. After working for more than a decade in Indian manufacturing industries, he went to Tanzania as an expatriate to set up manufacturing projects. He was fascinated by Tanzania. He travelled extensively and enjoyed working with Tanzanians. While travelling upcountry, he was cut-off from family, friends, and usual means of entertainment like TV, Internet, cinema etc. Being a teetotaller, he could not kill his evening time in bars. He decided to use his spare time in writing this book on Tanzanian theme.