Eye Contact among the Tanzanian People indicates a lot before uttering any word. This page is to guide you how to face a Tanzania citizen Eye to Eye.
• When talking to an elder, many people tend to look down out of respect.
• When talking between colleagues or friends direct eye contact is acceptable.
• Ovelry direct eye contact with a member of the opposite sex is usually interprted as an intrusion of privacy or being rude. This is especially true with men looking at women.
• A woman who uses direct eye contact and smiles at a man for an extended timeframe will most likely be interpreted as flirting. Similarly, looking and then looking away and giggling will very likely be interpreted the same way.