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Mwaka Kogwa, Makunduchi, Zanzibar


Makunduchi is the birthplace of Kiswahili and still very much a place of tradition

Distil my beating heart

Pemba's essential oils

One of Pemba's many hidden tourist attractions is the tropical industrial site where the island's clove oils and more are made

The facts about street snacks

Mishkaki being cooked in Zanzibar

From baby coconuts to fresh seafood, via one of the world's best soups, Zanzibar street food has something for everyone

Local Hero: Farid Hamid

Farid Hamid of FAZACH
An activist with a passion for the restoration of his culture and heritage, Farid Hamid has a mission to get Swahili hands dirty and clean up the island

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