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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

Four stand accused of Zanzibar capsize horror

Four Tanzanians have been charged with negligence over last week's boat accident off the country's Zanzibar archipelago that killed 203 people.

SA divers to retrieve Zanzibar ferry bodies

A team of South African divers has arrived in Zanzibar to help find the bodies of around 200 people who drowned in a ferry accident early on Saturday.

Ferry operators face harsh action over disaster

Zanzibar has vowed stern punishment for those responsible for overloading a ferry that capsized off the coast of east Africa.

At least 190 dead in Zanzibar ferry capsize

At least 190 people died on Saturday when a ferry capsized off the popular tourist archipelago of Zanzibar, a minister said.

At least 163 dead in Zanzibar ferry capsize, 100 missing

The international relations department says South African companies in Tanzania are helping with rescue procedures after a ferry capsized in Zanzibar.

Scores dead, 300 missing in Zanzibar ferry accident

At least 43 people died when a ferry capsized off the coast of Zanzibar, but around 300 people are feared still missing, a Zanzibar minister says.

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Disrupt the corrupt

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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