We’ve just landed our hands on pictures of an official ceremony to launch the first lift in Tanzania’s city of Mbeya sometime last year. Until now, I never knew a lift is such a great deal, and it says a lot about how backward Africa is.

The public and media were invited to witness the cutting of the ribbon, and I must say this is quite funny. It kind of reminds me the Nyeri escalator craze of last year.

It happens that this lift has the narrowest door I’ve seen.

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I’ve always wondered where this picture was taken.

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