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September 28, 2022
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"We are listening to our clients'

Rayah Iddi sets an example as the first woman construction project manager in Fumba.  The Moyoni homes in Fumba Town stand out for several reasons. Entirely built in pre-fab timber technology, the fifty or so low-rise apartments around a communal pool (still in the making) are designed for young families - and their construction is […]
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September 20, 2022
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3 Fumba kitchen bestseller recipes

Some like it hot, some African traditional, others with a touch of Asia. These three recipes are the bestsellers in Fumba Town’s first kiosk restaurant which has been serving the community since 2018. Paulina Mayala, 28, born and raised in Zanzibar, is executive chef of the popular Kwetu Kwenu – Swahili for “my place is […]
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September 20, 2022
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All roads leading to Fumba

Fumba Town is getting two top-notch public roads and public water access, all to be completed this year. Finally, two brand new tarmac roads will connect Fumba Town to the rest of the world. The roadwork is in the making and expected to be completed within weeks latest by November according to the contractor. The […]
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September 12, 2022
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Going nuts about cashews

Fahad Awadh succeeds with first modern cashew factory in Zanzibar By staff writer Ever wondered why Tanzania is among the biggest cashews growers in the world but rarely exports the finished product? Here comes the answer – and the change. First we get lost looking for mighty Fahad Awadh and his new cashew factory near […]
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September 6, 2022
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“From Amsterdam, Straight to Fumba"

With 14 suitcases the Van Bemmel family arrived in Fumba Town straight from the Netherlands, ready to start a new life. Some homeowners buy for investment, others to rent out, you have come to stay? Petra and Frank Van Bemmel: That’s right. We have no return ticket. Why Zanzibar, why Fumba Town? We stayed in […]
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September 6, 2022
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Beach Life in Fumba Town

First seaside restaurant opening – fun for the whole family With quite some structural finesse the first seaside restaurant in Fumba Town is opening - complete with a sun deck, pizza oven, premium steaks and even sea access. Enjoying sunsets only in Stone Town and Kendwa? Think twice. A long awaited new attraction in Fumba […]
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September 2, 2022
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Hello, Silicon Zanzibar!

Government acts to bring tech firms here - major breakthrough for Zanzibar. What do dukas (Swahili for shops) and the African tech revolution have in common? A lot, if you ask the Zanzibar government and Wasoko, the continent’s fastest growing company, which has just moved its base to Fumba Town. The Zanzibar government is set […]
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August 23, 2022
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Just discovered – Blue Oyster Hotel in Jambiani

It’s not the label, which makes you green but the content. This certainly applies to the Blue Oyster Hotel, a family-run, popular hideout with 18 rooms in Jambiani. The hotel, opened in 1999, can pride itself of being the very first in Zanzibar to receive the “Responsible Tourism Tanzania Certification” (RTTZ) at the highest, so-called […]
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