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July 11, 2023
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Life Style News: Which school for my kid?

Finding the ideal school for children can feel like an overwhelming challenge for parents. Now that its time to enrol (or change schools) here a pick of five good ones.  Zan Coastal Academy: Situated just 500 metres from Fumba Town, Zan Coastal Academy is a properly authorised Cambridge international school teaching both Tanzanian (NECTA) and […]
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June 19, 2023
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Vintage Setting, Modern Care

Aga Khan hospitals enjoy a top reputation in East Africa. Now Zanzibar can count itself lucky to have the first state-of-the art polyclinic run by the community - moreover in one of the landmark historic buildings which is finally being put to good use again. In a last-minute attempt, only days before the opening, the […]
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June 6, 2023
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Work & Play by The Sea

200 new holiday apartments for sale on the west coast. By Andrea Tapper Known as The Soul, Zanzibar’s first residential resort continues its unique success story. After selling out in Paje on the east coast, the holiday apartments go west. In Fumba Town buyers can even opt for a new move-in-pay-later scheme. It’s one of […]
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May 23, 2023
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GLOBAL SUCCESS WITH WOOD 

Austrian company revolutionises construction in Zanzibar It started out as a humble family sawmill and became one of the world’s biggest and ambitious timber manufacturers - now active in Zanzibar.  The Binderholz company, founded in the idyllic green hills of Austria, has become one of the partnering firms in Fumba Town, constructing timber houses exclusively […]
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May 16, 2023
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HERITAGE TIMELESS BEAUTY

How do century-old history and modernity go together? “No problem” for Malia and Tessa, Zanzibar’s next cosmopolitan generation, who modelled for us at one of the most intriguing spaces of Stone Town, the Secret Garden. How to preserve the past and yet aim at the future, is a question often asked in traditional societies like […]
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May 9, 2023
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LAMU: ZANZIBAR’S SMALL, CHIC SISTER

SMALL, CHIC SISTER Where the rich and beautiful holiday No mass tourism, no cars – that’s the most visible difference between Zanzibar and Lamu, both ancient Swahili settlements along the East African coast. We Texplored what the hidden beauty offers today. light effects. A group of jolly visitors is boarding a dhow taxi to commute […]
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May 3, 2023
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TOURISM AS A CAREER

Beach clean-ups pay school fees The Kawa Training Center has educated more than 1000 tour guides, receptionists and chefs over the years. “We’ve got an army out there”, says director Suzanne Degeling. The Kawa Training Center has educated more than 1000 tour guides, receptionists and chefs over the years. “We’ve got an army out there”, […]
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April 25, 2023
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Just Discovered: Sharazad Wonders Hotel

Bringing Charm Back to Stone Town Italian-born Francesca Scalfari has a passion for Zanzibar and a great talent for design – her newest endeavour, a modern boutique hotel in a historic building, combines both. A Stone Town renovation can take many different turns, and many wrong ones - from careless modernisation to low-budget improvisation to […]
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