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People's Daily Online
Maldives wins award as best island destination in world
The Maldives has been awarded the title of "World's Leading Island Destination" at the 2013 World Travel Awards in Qatar, local media reported on Friday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Ham and High
Families want 'justice' for Hampstead Garden Suburb teens attacked with acid
The families of two Hampstead Garden Suburb girls attacked with acid on the African island of Zanzibar have spoken of their frustration that the attackers have not been brought to justice.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Tanzania: Shein Roots for Closer Tanzania, Nigeria Ties
ZANZIBAR President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has said that Tanzania has big expectations to see bilateral relationship between Tanzania and Nigeria become stronger through increasing areas of cooperation.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Tanzania: Tanzania Makes Strides in Investments Inflow
Dar es Salaam - TANZANIA has made headway in attracting foreign private investment at an impressive annual growth level of 10.3 per cent between 2008 and 2011 despite global financial turndown.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Common currency dates back to colonial times
A single regional currency is not a new thing to the East African Community . The region has a long history of the concept of a monetary union, dating back to before colonial times.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
China 'scrambles jets after US, Japan...
China on Friday scrambled fighter jets to monitor US and Japanese aircraft which entered its new air defence zone, state media said.
Tanzania: Fastjet Flies 40 Percent First Time Fliers
FASTJET, a low-cost carrier, said almost 38 per cent out of 355,000 passengers they had flown in six destinations in the last one year were first time flyers.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Acid victims' families demand action
The families of two British women targeted in an acid attack in Zanzibar say the UK government must apply more pressure on the Tanzanian authorities.
Tanzania police set up special desks for gender violence cases
In this July 14, 2005 file photo girls listen as U.S. First Lady Laura Bush speaks during a visit to a school on the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tanzania: Alarm As Banana Wilt Cuts Food Production
SHOULD Tanzania's current population growth projection remain intact, the country's population will hit 51 million in 2016 straining the provision of basic services.
The Miami Herald
Tanzania: Pemba island's Manta Resort opens underwater room
If you are not scared to have tropical fish and perhaps even sharks peep through your bedroom window, this new room of the Manta Resort may be for you.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
East African Projects Set for in First Sundance Institute Theatre Lab on Zanzibar
Sundance Institute today announced the artists and projects selected for its first Theatre Lab on Zanzibar, which concluded yesterday.
Mavuno Yetu brings east Africa together
Beauty, food, fashion and culture shared space at the recent Mavuno Yetu's social celebrations at Lake Victoria Serena Resort in Lweza, off Entebbe road.
Tanzania: Non-Traditional Cash Crops Should Be Encouraged
TANZANIA may not be that fabled 'Land of Milk and Honey' although the two highly-valued and nutritious items are produced aplenty in this country, which boasts of one of the biggest cattle populations in Africa.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Tanzania: Call to Control Importation of Poultry
POULTRY keepers in the country have appealed to the government to control importation of poultry and its products in order to protect the market for local farmers.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Underwater Hotel in Africa Lets Guests Sleep With the Fishes
If it's the life aquatic you seek, then perhaps a vacation to Africa is in order.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Daily Record
Fundraising duo get on their bikes for gruelling African challenge
Heather Fraser and Karen Vennelle bid to raise cash for the Genesis Research Trust which researches the causes and cures for conditions affecting the health of women and babies.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Manta Resort offers a private island where you sleep beneath the waves
Underwater accommodations seem to have become a trend among hotels in recent years, but a resort off the coast of Tanzania is now putting a unique spin on the concept.
Tanzania: VP Seif, Ministers Return Home From American Tour
THE Zanzibar Second Vice-President, Mr Seif Ali Iddi, returned home on Tuesday from Seattle City, in the United States, with great hope that his tour has opened the door for investors from the region.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Africa's First Underwater Hotel Room Opens in Zanzibar
It's more low-tech than Dubai and the Maldives' capital-intensive underwater rooms, but it seems like a much smarter mix of above- and below-water views.