Zanzibar economy grows by 2.2 per cent in 2021 first quarter

Zanzibar’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 2.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2021, the Zanzibar Office of Chief Government Statistician (OCGS) has reported. The quarterly economic highlight report said the growth was buoyed by public administration, manufacturing, finance and insurance industries, adding, the slight growth in the tourism industry has influenced the […]

Farmers receive seeds to strengthen horticulture

The Zanzibar based Viungo Project has distributed seeds to 238 farmers to strengthen horticulture farming. Unguja regional project Manager, Khadija Ali Juma said the first phase distribution has benefited growers of Donge, Kianga, and Kizimbani. The project which is jointly implemented by Tamwa-Zanzibar, People’s Development Forum (PDF) and Community Pemba Forest (CPF) under the government […]

Bosch to boost Isles economy

The German-based multinational, BOSCH Group is set to bring new major projects with modern technology to stimulate the isle’s economy, Zanzibar Mail has learned. The company’s President for African Region, Dr. Markus Thill made the revelation last week when he met ministers and government officials at the Serena Hotel, Shangani. Dr. Thill was in Zanzibar at […]