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September 16, 2021
4 Min. Read

Treasures lost?

Historic Mtoni and Mbweni ruins at cross roads Zanzibar has a rich cultural heritage – an enormous potential for tourism. But so far, the island hasn’t shown little real interest in conservation. Two beautiful and significant just-out-of-town ruins are currently awaiting better times. Saleh Mohammed is sitting behind a shaky wooden table in the shade […]
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September 16, 2021
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Rotary Club of Zanzibar

“Small but  highly active” Projects worth $100,000 in the pipeline  By staff writer Helping expecting mums to experience a healthy pregnancy. Preventing breast cancer. Bringing Karate to kids. The new, all-female Rotary board of Zanzibar explains the club’s new projects, vision and strength. With only 18 or so active members but hundreds of generous supporters […]
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September 10, 2021
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Fumba for everybody

Beautiful homes at convenient rates in Fumba Town – Studio rentals from $150 By Andrea Tapper Living light is the new buzzword in Zanzibar. Affordable apartments for sale and rent in a clean and safe environment attract more and more people to the growing seaside development Fumba Town. Sharmin Esmail tightly holds onto her tape […]
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August 9, 2021
3 Min. Read

Staying fit in Fumba

Rooftop exercising is hip in New York – and in Fumba Town. Come and join the fun! As the day slowly proceeds into evening in Fumba Town, you will see residents returning from work, mothers calling their children back home from playing outdoors. And on two evenings per week you will find a group of […]
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August 3, 2021
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Just Married!

Nothing beats a wedding on a tropical beach. A ceremony with XL-romantic factor, sunshine guranteed. Read here, why destination weddings in Zanzibar are especially magic. Discover the secrets of a traditional Muslim wedding, and sensual African beauty secrets for the best day of your life. Pamela remembers the wedding of Liz and Marc as if […]
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June 30, 2021
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Travel in Covid Times

What’s next? Julia Bishop, Vice Chair, Zanzibar Association of Tourism Investors (ZATI) “Many agree, that Zanzibar has just had 5 months of economic salvation. Tanzania kept its borders open to flights from Russia and Eastern Europe. We were about the only winter destination they could travel to. We welcomed anyone from anywhere, no questions asked. Controversial […]
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June 28, 2021
2 Min. Read

Beach Delights

Ex- Sultan’s mansion under female reign The “Beach House” at the Shangani sea promenade is popular with many, but few people know the history and who made it all happen. The former Sultan’s mansion turned into a restaurant and bar, run by Park Hyatt, under female reign. Afshan Jivraj, 34, Kenyan by nationality, half Indian […]
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June 28, 2021
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The new "it"-bag from Africa

The women's co-operative Moto (Swahili for fire) has existed for 20 years. Their new bags are indeed as hot as fire. Raffia bags with fringes are in fashion all over the world. A co-operative from Pete has created some great models made from palm stripes now on sale in Zanzibar.  About 20 years ago, a […]
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