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Magufuli cautions critics on going against Zanzibar and Tanganyika Unions

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli warned on Wednesday that he will not tolerate people with ambitions to break the Union between Zanzibar and Tanganyika that...

Zanzibar launches special aircraft for official start of oil, gas exploration

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Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar on Tuesday launched special aircraft that will be used in exploring oil and gas in the Indian Ocean Islands. ...

Zanzibar to start oil exploration using airborne technology

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Tanzania's semi autonomous archipelago, will soon start oil exploration by using airborne full tensor gravity (FTG) technology, said Zanzibar Minister for Lands, Water, and...
Tourists

New tourist hotel to create 55,000 jobs in Zanzibar

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A new luxury hotel in Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago whose development began this year will create 55,000 jobs for Tanzanians, complete with a tourism...

Zanzibar targets beaches, natural forests to boost tourism

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As Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago marks its 53rd anniversary on Thursday, the Indian Ocean Island intends to explore opportunities on its beautiful beaches and...
Tanzania

Zanzibar to host key East African regional meet

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This is the first time for the Zanzibar archipelago to host the EALA as part of its rotational principle which serves as the second...
Zanzibar's greenest hotel

Bakhresa Group, Verde Hotels brains behind Zanzibar Greenest Hotel

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The Tanzanian based Bakhresa Group has appointed Verde Hotels from South Africa to develop and manage the total overhaul and upgrading of the old...
Tourists

Zanzibar sees 39 percent increase in tourist arrivals

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"The increase of tourist arrivals is a result of the current peace and effective promotion of the island outside the world," said Rashid Ali...

HelpAge International welcomes universal pension in Zanzibar

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Older men and women over the age of 70 will receive a monthly non-contributory pension of Tsh 20,000 ($9), pegged to the cost of...
Two men walk under the flags of Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi in Stone Town of Zanzibar, Tanzania, on Oct. 28, 2015. Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar on Wednesday has cancelled results of its just-held general elections, according to Zanzibar Electoral Commission. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Security high as Zanzibar heads for a re-run at the polls

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In the run up to the repeat elections there have been claims of massive use of force by police against civilians but the police...
Two men walk under the flags of Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi in Stone Town of Zanzibar, Tanzania, on Oct. 28, 2015. Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar on Wednesday has cancelled results of its just-held general elections, according to Zanzibar Electoral Commission. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Zanzibar police arrest 42 suspects over bomb blast

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Main opposition party in the east African archipelago said they will boycott the repeat elections while the ruling party--Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM)-- maintained that...
Central Medical Stores fire

Arsonists Set Fire To Zanzibar Ruling CCM Facilities

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Mohamed Shakani, South Pemba regional police commissioner, said a group of unidentified people set ablaze houses of CCM members, 11 meeting places and a...
Two men walk under the flags of Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi in Stone Town of Zanzibar, Tanzania, on Oct. 28, 2015. Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago Zanzibar on Wednesday has cancelled results of its just-held general elections, according to Zanzibar Electoral Commission. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Tanzanian president vows no interfere with Zanzibar political stand-off

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ZEC recently announced the re-run of the elections on March 20, a move opposed by the opposition Civic United Front (CUF) which claims that...
President Jakaya Kikwete

Tanzanian leader ready to end Zanzibar political stand-off

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"The State House would like to confirm that President Kikwete is as concerned about the political and security situation in Zanzibar as every Tanzanian,"...
ZIFF

ZIFF opens nominations for movies

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Festival Director Prof Martin Mhando has confirmed that despite the fears that the two major festivals of Zanzibar will be cancelled next year, ZIFF...
konfi

Only smart people are able to stay in music – Konfi

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The group who have signed on to a new record label Hilson Entertainment revealed on ATV?s ?Anigyekrom? show that their silence for the past...

Arjun to perform tonight in Zanzibar

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Arjun Last March he performed at the Akemi Restaurant in Dar es Salaam for a crowd of 700 people. Apart from this, the visiting...

Tanzania’s illegal ivory trade exposed

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?35 years ago, 1.2 million elephants roamed this continent. Today, no more than 500 000 remain, with that number falling by the day,? says...
Ali Mohamed Shein

Government working to promote Zanzibar as best tourist destination in East Africa

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President Ali Mohamed Shein Dr Shein added that the government has been working hard to promote Zanzibar as the best tourist destination in East Africa...

Tanzania ruling party expels one of its founding members

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Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) on Sunday expelled one of its long time and founding member in Zanzibar, Hassan Nassor Moyo. The...

Indian investors seek opportunities in Zanzibar

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Zanzibar?s Second Vice president Ambassador Seif Ali Iddi The Second Vice- President (2VP) Ambassador Seif Ali Iddi made the statement here during a meeting...

Tanzanians commemorate first Zanzibar President on Karume Day

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President of Zanzibar Ali Mohamed Shein on Tuesday led hundreds of people in a memorial to commemorate the death of Abeid Amani Karume, the...

Zanzibar Builds Ties With Iran

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Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif ?Iran is committed to continuing supporting Zanzibar?s development programmes including farming, technology, education, health, fishing and agriculture,? Mr Zarif said...
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai

Flydubai launches 3 routes in Tanzania

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Dubai-based flydubai (http://www.flydubai.com) today announced the launch of flights to Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Flights to the East African country...

British Women Acid Suspects Still At Large

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Two British women who had acid thrown in their faces in Zanzibar have arrived back in the UK. Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee, both...

Tanzanian Red Cross National Society volunteers involved in rescue and recovery after ferry tragedy...

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Tanzanian Red Cross National Society volunteers involved in rescue and recovery after ferry tragedy in ZanzibarGENEVA, Switzerland, July 19, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ?...

Travel to Tanzania and Zanzibar Safari for a Lifetime Thrill

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A nail-biting, nerve racking and hair raising experience is what you can expect to bear while on a Travel to Tanzania and Zanzibar Safari....

Travel to Tanzania and Zanzibar Safari to Enjoy a Trip of a Lifetime

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Kenya, the highly visited safari destination in Africa, offers travelers with amazing Savannah landscapes and the rich flora and fauna. Tanzania in Kenya is...

Honeymoon must be Tanzania and Zanzibar

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An ideal place for a honeymoon must be Tanzania, safari game idyllic retreat to one of the Zanzibar archipelago. These richly spiced with warm,...