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Life below water from Zanzibar

Advancing science and conservation in the West Indian Ocean

Inclusive education is the future

With a deeper understanding of the problems, excluding children with disabilities can cease

Finding Rhapta, East Africa’s lost Roman-era city

Forgotten by history, the ancient city of Rhapta is among Africa’s most enduring archaeological mysteries

Tanzania’s flags of inconvenience

Foreign-owned ships registered in Tanzania have been caught smuggling drugs and arms. The country’s president has had enough

Zanzibar International Film Festival 2016 is all about ‘This Journey of Ours’

“In our diversity we find common destinies, shared histories; we celebrate what defines us as a group and as flowers of this rich garden of peoples."

Zanzibar: Revolt spiced up island life

We can learn from the Zanzibar uprising, which liberated people and freed the land, writes Andile Mngxitama.

Zanzibar music legend Bi Kidude dies

Zanzibar's famed singer Bi Kidude, renowned for her haunting voice and energetic performances, has died.

‘Slaves in our own land’

Randu Nzai Ruwa is no stereotypical revolutionary. But the soft-spoken carpenter has a radical idea.

Falling in love with the slow cycles of Zanzibar

You don't have to go on a luxury package tour to enjoy what this tropical Tanzanian island has to offer

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

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