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May 11, 2021
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"Ten seconds to the clinic"

Fatma Mabrouk Khamis, 43, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, about the virtues of living in Fumba with her 5-year-old son. Eight months ago you became a resident of Fumba Town. What do you like most? The sense of community and security. For a single working mum like me the support system around is […]
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May 11, 2021
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Pretty Modest

Two lady entrepreneurs open "boutique with a meaning " Modest dresses with a modern twist - and good advice - are offered in the new Mbweni boutique Doll House. The moment you step in, you are in a comfort zone. A light and airy feeling prevails at Doll House Boutique. Rahima, one of the two […]
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May 11, 2021
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The sugar man

Zanzibar a sugar-producing island? It’s happening already! Almost singlehandedly Rahim M. Bhaloo resurrected the ailing sugar industry in Zanzibar. He now produces 8,500 tons of the “white gold” per year – and could do much more. It’s 11 o’clock in the morning and all machinery running smoothly when we enter the sugar cane mill in […]
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May 6, 2021
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Two sides of a coin

Episodes from planet Fumba Narrated by the very people who live and work there I learned something new today. I was walking around the Kwetu Kwenu Farmer’s Market when I saw a table that was selling coins that could be worn as jewelry. I had been in the search for a nice neck piece. They […]
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May 6, 2021
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Support our children!

Welcome little ones! First kids have enrolled at the Silverleaf Academy nursery and pre-primary in Fumba - and you can help them. When I visit the school, eight kids between two and six years old are happily munching chips and mayai on the front porch of the white six-room town house turned learning facility. “Routines […]
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April 27, 2021
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Guest Comment - from Moscow with love

When I first heard about Zanzibar from work contacts I never thought I would get here. But when, after months of quarantine, the Russian government opened borders in August for just two destinations, Tanzania and Turkey, I knew what to do. Having visited Turkey, I decided to venture to Africa for the first time. I […]
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April 19, 2021
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Modern homes to grow with the family

Private rooftops and superb views Vizazi means generation in Swahili. And made for multi-generational living are the new Vizazi homes now on sale in Fumba Town. The Vizazi homes will add to the variety of houses and apartments already available in Fumba Town, the seaside property just a 20-minute car drive outside the capital Zanzibar […]
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March 31, 2021
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Two Fumbas - One Idea

Find out all about new exciting seaside developments just outside Zanzibar city It’s all happening on the Fumba peninsula: Two major real estate developments creating modern living space with holiday flats and permanent family homes near the overcrowded capital. By ANDREA TAPPER Both aspiring seaside communities, started in 2015/16, fascinate locals as well as a […]
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