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Zanzibar opposition campaign manager says he was threatened by armed men

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An opposition party campaign manager in semi-autonomous Zanzibar said on Sunday that he had been seized and threatened by armed men, while a parliamentary...

ISS: Economic growth or civil liberties: the choice facing Tanzanian voters

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Tanzanians vote in a month’s time for a president and parliamentarians for both the mainland and Zanzibar. Under the shadow of COVID-19, they will...

Drones deployed in the fight against malaria

Scientists seeking a breakthrough in the fight against malaria used drones to spray rice fields in Zanzibar - not with traditional pesticides but with...

U.S. agency freezes $473 million aid to Tanzania over Zanzibar election

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A U.S. aid agency has cancelled nearly $500 million (350.17 million pounds) of funding for Tanzania after disputed elections in the Zanzibar...

Tanzanian ruling party declared winner in Zanzibar re-run vote

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The ruling party candidate in Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar was declared the winner in a re-run of presidential elections boycotted by the opposition. The...

Zanzibar holds disputed re-run vote amid tight security

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Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago went to the polls on Sunday amid tight security in a re-run of disputed elections that have been...

Zanzibar women brush up on law to keep control of land

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Zuhura Salim was not entirely sure her family would ever recover a piece of land her father-in-law seized when her husband died...

Zanzibar opposition to meet army chief over political crisis

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The main opposition leader in Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago will meet the country's army chief to discuss the political situation in the...

Two bomb blasts on Tanzania’s Zanzibar after disputed vote, no injuries

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Two bombs exploded minutes apart in the main city on Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago on Saturday without causing casualties, police and witnesses...

EUCAP Nestor provides crime scene training to Zanzibar Maritime Police

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On 30 June, the European Union maritime capacity building mission, EUCAP Nestor, launched a two-week training on crime scene investigation and evidence...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...