Zanzibar rises a high burden of non – communicable diseases

Historically, Zanzibar experienced a high burden of communicable diseases; however, due to epidemiological change in recent years, non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs has been increasing in Zanzibar for quiet a decade. The three chronic NCDs that contribute to the mortality in Zanzibar are cardio-vascular diseases, cancer, and diabetes. Other NCDs like oral health, mental health and […]

New Job Vacancy United Nations at UNICEF Tanzania – Health Specialist (Quality of Primary Health Care)

Health Specialist(Quality of Primary Health Care),(NO-3),Dar es salaam, Tanzania,#120944[Fixed Term] Job no: 555606 Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment Duty Station: Dar-es-Salaam Level: NO-3 Location: United Republic of Tanzania Categories: Health, Early Childhood Development UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help […]

A Vision for Transparency of Climate Action in Africa

Ministers and other regional and international leaders met with experts at Africa Climate Week 2022 in Libreville, Gabon at the beginning of this month to lay out their vision for ambitious implementation of the new transparency arrangements under the Paris Agreement. The talks were designed to help implement the new Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) which […]

MANAGING DIRECTOR – 1 POST at The Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC)

APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2022-09-22    –    2022-10-12 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (i)Providing leadership and management of the Centre according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors; (ii)Creating the required synergy within the Centre through planning, organizing, coordinating and overall management of the AICC operations; (iii)Overseeing policies and protocol issues; (iv)Managing, planning and coordinating […]

20,000 households set to participate in HIV/AIDS prevalence research project

A total of 20,000 households are set to participate in an HIV/AIDS prevalence research project dubbed THIS 2022-2023 which will involve 40,000 people in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. The resident Director of ICAP at Columbia University Haruka Maruyama made the remarks recently during training for journalists. The training was aimed at empowering journalists to analyze […]

Zanzibar Firefighters got jab against COVID-19

So far, 24.4 percent of the firefighters at Kitogani Zanzibar Fire Service Training Institute  South district Unguja have been covered with COVID-19 prevention education and Vaccines that are offered through the ‘Afya Kamilifu’ project. The project is implemented by Amref Health Africa-Tanzania and sponsored by the US government through the Centre for Disease Control and […]


Dodoma, 28th September 2022 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation would like to inform the general public on the availability of employment opportunity for the posts of Expert Legal Dispute and Settlement and Expert, Education, Health Science and Technology and Innovation at the OACPS. Application details can be found through  The application deadline is 13th October 2022. […]

Zanzibar Leased Seven More Islands to Investors

The Government has leased seven more islands to investors, bringing the number of the islets leased to 17, the Minister of State. President’s Office, Labor, Economy, and Investment, Mudrik Soraga told the house recently. The islands are Bawe, Changuu, Snake, Kwale, Pamunda A and B, Chapwani, Pungume, Popo, Miwa, Niamembe, Njao, Matumbini, Kashani, Kwata, Mtangani […]

Information as life blood of tourism business in Zanzibar

The tourism is defined by the United Nations World Tourism Organization as travel that involves staying away from normal place of residence for at least one night but not for ever a year in a person’s own country or abroad, with the purpose other than a permanent paid activity at the destination. There are several […]