Latest Zanzibar Stories

2014-05-27 16:21:58

Spotlight now on Zanzibar and China WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kenyan authorities

2014-04-04 04:20:28

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nairobi, 3rd April 2014, WORD FROM OUR COO I'm Daniel Furnad, COO & Senior Executive Producer

2011-04-11 15:05:00

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zanzibar-Islands.com, an online resource for vacationers looking to book a vacation at one of the many Zanzibar resorts, announces it has launched its online portal.

2011-01-07 00:00:44

Stylish Camcorder Line Now Available in Six New Eye-Catching Patterns and a Variety of Colors; Features 1080p HD Video Capture, a 5X Optical Zoom Model and 3-inch Touch Screen Rowland Heights, CA (PRWEB) January 6, 2011 With the ever increasing demand for personalized electronics, DXG (http://www.dxgusa.com) delivers with its new ultra slim 2011 Luxe Collection of fashionable, high definition camcorders.

2010-12-10 00:00:59

Tour de Jambo Africa makes it easy to capture the top scenic and adventurous highlights of East and Southern Africa.

2010-03-17 08:50:00

Tourists wanting to watch and swim with dolphins are now being urged to keep their distance in a bid to protect both the animals and the local communities whose livelihoods depend on them.

2009-12-04 12:21:00


2009-04-28 09:50:10

A new study, carried out in primary care units in Zanzibar and published in this week's issue of PLoS Medicine, evaluates the impact of rapid malaria tests on prescribing practice and clinical outcomes.

2007-08-07 09:16:14

Tanzania has seen a steady proliferation of Islamic media. The outlets - radio stations and weekly publications in the main - are concentrated on the mainland, where the regulatory framework is more relaxed than it is on the semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar and Pemba.

Latest Zanzibar Reference Libraries

Zanzibar Leopard, Panthera pardus adersi
2012-12-27 17:57:46

The Zanzibar leopard (Panthera pardus adersi) is a subspecies of the leopard that may be extinct. It is native to Tanzania, with a range that includes Unguja Island in the Zanzibar archipelago. This subspecies is thought to have occurred when African leopards were isolated on the island after the last Ice Age, creating a smaller form with varying fur patterns. Because the Zanzibar leopard is so rare, or possibly extinct, there is not much information regarding its habits and lifestyle. Its...

Servaline Genet, Genetta servalina
2012-05-30 12:27:01

The servaline genet (Genetta servalina) is a carnivore that resembles a feline, although it is not closely related to the Felidae family. The status conservation of the servaline genet is of “Least Concern”. It is related to civets and linsangs, and has two recognized subspecies. Lowe's servaline genet was first described in 1932, from a single pelt found in the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania. Until 2000, this was the only specimen found, but a live trapping study brought the genet back...

2007-01-02 10:27:24

The Zanzibar red colobus (Piliocolobus kirkii) is a red colobus monkey native to Zanzibar. It is also named Kirk's red colobus. This Old World monkey has a coat that ranges from dark red to black. It is accented with a black stripe along the shoulders and arms, and a pale underside. Its black face is crowned with long white hair, and features a disguising pink mark on its lips and nose. Also, the Zanzibar red colobus has a long tail used for balancing. Females have little difference in...

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Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).