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Stone Town Harbour in front of Fort  

Stone Town Harbour in front of Fort

Zanzibar Stone Town

December 25th 2010
Zanzibar is a beautiful island with an ugly history. Stone town or Zanzibar town was fought over many times, but was primarily under the control of the Sultan of Oman who wrestled control and maintained it by moving his administrative offices from Muscat to Zanzibar. The ugly history has to do with Slavery. Hundreds of thousands of slaves were hauled in from the African mainland and kept here b ... read more
Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Zanzibar City

Tanzanian Flag Shortly after independence, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and po... ... read more
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