Zanzibar

Rescuers carry the bodies of victims from a ferry tragedy near Zanzibar Island at Nungwi Beach. Photograph: Str/Reuters

10 die in Zanzibar boat tragedy

Ten people died when a boat ferrying people to a funeral in the Indian Ocean archipelago of Zanzibar capsized, police said on Wednesday.
3 years ago
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Sweet memories of Zanzibar

Zanzibar suddenly bounced to the headlines again with Abdulrazak Gurnah’s 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature. So soon, I would say, after Tanzania's first female president, also from Zanzibar, emerged.
3 years ago
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 25, 2020 Zanzibar leader of the Tanzanian opposition political party The Alliance for Change and Transparency (Wazalendo) Seif Sharif Hamad acknowledges supporters on stage during the last campaign rally in Stone Town, on October 25, 2020. - Zanzibar's first vice president Seif Sharif Hamad, who led the island's opposition for three decades, died on February 17, 2021, the president said, after he had been hospitalised for over three weeks with coronavirus. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP)

Zanzibar’s vice president dies after suffering Covid

Zanzibar's first vice president, Seif Sharif Hamad, who led the island's opposition for three decades, died Wednesday, the president said, after he had been hospitalised for over three weeks with coronavirus.
3 years ago
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5 Things To Do In Zanzibar

Zanzibar has fast become a location where Nigerians are rushing to for holiday. It is a no-brainer because this fast-rising island has become home to thousands of tourists. The return ticket from
7 years ago