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July 24, 2020
3 Min. Read

Coronavirus: The End of The Buffet

The tech language of the industry calls it SOP, standard operating procedures. Tourists notice it more as the look and feel of a hotel. Starting with the transfer from the airport to lobby designs and check-in procedures, from room amenities to housekeeping and restaurant settings – everything is under scrutiny after coronavirus. In Zanzibar, too, […]
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July 24, 2020
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Exclusive Interview: "I am hopeful for Zanzibar"

Co-operation, transparency and much more testing: Covid-19 is “a scary disease”, but with the right measures Zanzibar will push through, says Dr. Ghirmay Redae Andemichael, liaison officer of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Zanzibar.  Dr. Andemichael, we are several months into the epidemic in Zanzibar, which started here on 18 March. How worried are […]
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July 24, 2020
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Fumba: Living On The safe Side

Shortly before sunset, the cobble stone roads turn into a kids’ bicycle parcours. Silver shimmers the ocean, golden is the shine on the children’s faces at dusk. Even three-year-old Massoud has got it right today, and happily pedals around without training wheels on his bike. Car drivers are well aware to commute in walking pace […]
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July 24, 2020
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Nassor Around The World

Don't know what to watch or do at night? Follow a Zanzibari on his sailing trip around the world on Youtube, clipped by Mohamed Bajubeir of Zancinema. A trip, which was interrupted in the Philipines due to corona, and will continue next year. "The hardest thing", Nassor Mahruki recounts, was not the sailing but "motherwatch", […]
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July 24, 2020
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#ComeBack Zanzibar Awaits You

Vast empty beaches where social distancing is the norm rather than the exception. A UNESCO-protected historic Old Town. Accommodation for every taste and budget. Hygienic measures up to international standards. After two months of self-isolation, Zanzibar, the palm fringed archipelago in the Indian Ocean, is open for business again - one of the first holiday […]
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July 22, 2020
2 Min. Read

Invest Now, Relax Later

The first units of the leisure set-up around an artificial lagoon were planned to be handed over to buyers already by mid 2021. Behind the project are the developers of Fumba Town, CPS.  We spoke to manager Milan Heilmann , 30,  about progress. We see bulldozers on your 11-acre-plot near surf hot spot Paje in […]
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May 21, 2020
4 Min. Read

The Future of Living in Africa

Megacities, a huge demand for living space coupled with a shocking lack of urban planning: How will living and housing unfold in the years to come in Zanzibar, Tanzania and Africa as a whole? FUMBA TIMES speaks exclusively to banking and real estate expert Heri Bomani in Dar es Salaam.  Mr. Bomani, how do you […]
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May 20, 2020
3 Min. Read

Up In The Air

Nowhere are the two sides of ‘holiday hotspot Zanzibar’ more tangible than in Nungwi - a crumbling fishing village surrounded by five-star-hotels. Still: Nungwi is fun, beaches are superb and there is talk of even an airport coming up.  Largely spared by the huge tidal differences typical for the East Coast, Zanzibar’s most northern tip, […]
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