The red colobus monkeys of Jozani forest are indigenous to Unguja island, the main island in the Zanzibar archipelago. These friendly, curious monkeys are a popular attraction for visitors to the island, and a visit to the national park means a virtually guaranteed sighting of the tamest troupes of colobus monkeys, who eat and play around humans as if they weren't even there (except for the odd youngster definitely showing off his acrobatic skills in front of an audience). Read more »
The carrots grown in Zanzibar are not perfectly shaped, scrubbed to a glow or packed into sticky plastic bags, Western supermarket style. On the island they are organically grown, hauled out of the sand at sunrise, jam-packed into a baskets, whisked off to the markets and sold the same day. They may not look perfect, but they are full of natural goodness and very crunchy. Read more »
One of the most exciting things about visiting Africa or living here is the welcome that children get here. Coming from extended families, Zanzibaris are warm and enthusiastic with children, and also comfortable entertaining them. Read more »
King of Zenji Flava Berry Black arrived in Germany this week and emailed to say that his European tour 2010/11 started on the 18th of December at the NCO Club in Karlsruhe.
The smooth talker is scheduled to perform in Switzerland, Belgium, Greece, Finland, Holland, Denmark, Norway, Italy and Sweden. Dates for the upcoming live concerts are yet to be confirmed. Read more »