Journalists call for abolition of oppressive media laws

Journalists have called upon the government to repeal all laws that suppress freedom of expression. The call was made last week when discussingthe challenges they face in fulfilling their responsibilities and how the community can freely benefit access freedom of expression. Director of the Tanzania Media Women Association (TAMWA-Zanzibar), Dr. Mzuri Issa Alisaid they welcome […]

Press freedom and barriers to access to information

Tanzania has done well on press freedom global rankings this year, according to media watchdog, Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF). The report comes as Tanzania journalists join the international community to commemorate World Press Freedom Day, observed every year on 3 May. According to a latest released index, RSF says Tanzania is ranked 123 this year […]

Government to allocate funds to protect Stone Town

  The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi has asked the citizens to understand the Government’s mission is to ensure that the Old Town remains as it was two hundred years ago and not to change it. held at Tembo House Hotel, Shangani today on 22 March 2023, […]

Zanzibar to address business challenges

  The Chairman of the Zanzibar National Business Council (ZNBC), the President of Zanzibar and the Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi, has asked the Ministry and stakeholders from various sectors that do business to meet every three months to discuss challenges and provide solutions. He has also asked the National Business […]

Zanzibar welcomes investors in seaweed processing plants

  The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi has said that Zanzibar is ready to show the world the opportunities available through seaweed farming and fishing. Union of Tanzania Hon. Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan Palace, Dar es Salaam. Dr. Mwinyi has congratulated the President Hon. Dr. Samia Suluhu […]

Zanzibar sees decline in poverty at 2.9 percent

Despite substantial improvements in living conditions and a drop in poverty between 2009 and 2019, poverty reduction in Zanzibar has been slow relative to its economic growth. A new World Bank Group report, “Towards a More Inclusive Zanzibar Economy: Zanzibar Poverty Assessment 2022” shows while Zanzibar’s gross domestic product (GDP) per capita grew at 2.9 […]

New laboratories boost capacity for testing products in Zanzibar

The President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, Dr. Hussein Mwinyi (right) and First Lady, Mariam Mwinyi, listen to the Director General of Zanzibar Bureau of Standards (ZBS),  Yussuf Nassor Majid, after launching four modern laboratories at Maruhubi in Unguja Urban West Region.  

Minister of Education Zanzibar participates in sports

The Minister of Education and Vocational Training Zanzibar, Lela Muhamed Mussa has said sports are one of the ways that can increase good understanding for students and make them better young people. She said this during the 2023 Cross Country Race, held at the Unguja Amani Stadium. She said that sports make students understand and […]

School committees responsible to ensure health of the students

Principal Secretary Ministry of Education and Vocational Training Zanzibar, Khamis Abdullah Said has said that school committees are also responsible for ensuring that students grow up healthy while they are in the school environment. He asked the school committees to provide good cooperation with parents on the use of medicines that will help the children […]