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Taking it easy, Zanzibar style
Paradise lost? No, in fact it's closer than you think. From a tree-climbing butterfly to Beach Boys, from spices to snorkelling and giant tortoises, Zanzibar's accessibility makes it an attractive tropical island get-away. In recent years, it has become a destination that offers South Africans a chance to experience tropical paradise for a ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Loses Sh15 Billion Annually On Cement Tax Evasion
THE government suffers over 15bn/- loss annually in revenue due to smuggling and improperly taxed cement imports through Zanzibar, an industry source said in Dar es Salaam over the weekend.
Thu May 16, 2013
A true hedonist haven
Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania comprising an archipelago off the mainland.
Wed May 15, 2013
Basketball in Africa
Tanzania: Rangers Too Strong for Stone Town in Isles League
ZANZIBAR champions Stone Town succumbed to a 89-90 defeat at the hands of Rangers in a thrilling Unguja Zone Basketball League encounter at the Maisara courts here on Monday evening.
Tue May 14, 2013
Emirates News Agency
President of Zanzibar receives UAE envoy
WAM ZANZIBAR, May 14th, 2013 -- The President of Zanzibar, Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, has received in his Zanzibar City office the UAE Ambassador to the Republic of United Tanzania, Abdullah Ibrahim Al Suwaidi.
Tanzania: European Union Pledges Sh19 Billion for Projects in Isles
THE European Union will provide 19bn/- to Tanzania to support Non-State Actors in Zanzibar and the sugar sector.
Tanzania releases UAE, Saudi citizens held over church bombi......
Tanzania released three Emiratis and one Saudi held in connection with the bombing of a church earlier this month, officials from the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia said.
Sun May 12, 2013
Tanzania: Pengo Appeals for Restraint
THE Head of the Roman Catholic Church in Tanzania His Eminence Polycarp Cardinal Pengo has called on Tanzanians to exercise restraint and avoid retaliatory actions which may upset peace and stability of the country.
Fri May 10, 2013
Jakaya Kikwete To Inaugurate IITA Science Building
Tanzanian President, H.E. Dr Mrisho Jakaya Kikwete to inaugurate IITA Science Building dedicated to the fight against hunger and poverty The President of the United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency, Dr Mrisho Jakaya Kikwete, will, on 13 May, inaugurate the IITA Science Building in Dar es Salaam.
Thu May 09, 2013
Women are 'key drivers' in climate change adaptation
Seaweed farmer Nyafu Juma Uledi ties her crop to string in tidal pools near the village of Bwejuu on Zanzibar island, Tanzania, on December 2, 2007.
Wed May 08, 2013
Mon May 06, 2013
The Daily Star
Four Saudis held over Tanzania church bombing
Bomb experts from the military secure the scene of an explosion at the new Catholic church in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha, May 5, 2013.
Tanzania: Rural Areas to Access Broadband Services
POOR mobile phone and internet connection may soon be a thing of the past should the ongoing efforts to address challenges of broadband access in rural and underserved areas succeed.
Tanzania: TAMWA Riled By Exclusion of Women in Isles Electoral Body
AS members of the newly reconstituted Zanzibar Electoral Commission brace themselves to take up their responsibilities after being swornin, the absence of women in the team has irked gender activists in Zanzibar, particularly the Tanzania Media Women's Association .
Tanzania: PM to Officiate Alat General Meeting, Expo 2013 in Arusha
ALL roads will be leading to Arusha this week as 163 mayors representing various cities and Municipal Councils, as well as 163 Council Directors gather here for the 29th Association of Local Authorities in Tanzania Annual General Meeting and Expo 2013.
Sun May 05, 2013
Tanzania: Demarcation of Land to Reduce Land Conflicts
GOVERNMENT is planning to purchase modern equipment that will demarcate clearly between land that belongs to the Tanzania People's Defence Forces and the public to reduce conflicts between the public and the military.
1 dead, 44 injured in blast at launch of a Tanzanian Catholic church
Wounded churchgoers lie on the ground as Roman Catholic nuns run for cover after a blast at the St.
The Charlotte Observer
1 dead, 44 injured in blast in Tanzania church
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania A Tanzanian police official says a woman died and 44 people were seriously injured when a bomb exploded in a Roman Catholic Church in northern Tanzania.
Blast hits Catholic church in northern Tanzania - police
A suspected bomb blast struck a Catholic church in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha on Sunday, police said, wounding a number of people.