Makame Makame from the Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Programme holds one of the drones used to map malaria vectors.
Epidemiologists and public health managers are looking to complement indoor-based malaria solutions with those that focus on the outdoors. Drones are a crucial part of their armoury.
Women in colourful traditional dress in Nosy Be, Madagascar.
Island philosophies can be used to decolonise university courses and teaching. They can also advance sustainable development models and, ultimately, achieve responsible tourism.
An addict prepares heroin in Lamu on the east coast of Kenya.
South Africa is only one piece in a larger puzzle of the heroin trade along the continents east coast.
Pensions have made a big difference in the lives of Zanzibar’s elderly men and women.
The case of Zanzibar shows that, given certain political conditions, even low-income countries in Africa can introduce and pay for a universal pension programme.
Supporters of Zanzibar’s Civic United Front challenge Tanzanian security forces in Stone Town
Union Day is celebrated in Tanzania and Zanzibar on April 26 every year, but there is little unity to speak of between the islands and the mainland today
The main cause of coral bleaching – the disappearance of the coral’s colour, revealing the white skeleton – is heat stress.
Tanzania has experienced two major coral bleaching events. Major coral bleaching events occur when sea surface temperatures are high thanks to El Nino.
Hair speaks of the past, and of cultural heritage.
Hair has long been modified for aesthetic and other ends. But skewed power structures have meant that women, particularly women of colour, have borne the brunt of stereotyping and prejudice.
Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli is still experiencing the “election honeymoon” and is highly rated by citizens.
Good governance and accountability are high on the agenda of Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli.
Presidential candidate for the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party casts his vote on October 25.
John Magufuli has been announced as president elect of Tanzania.