Category Archives: United Republic of Tanzania

Tanzania says Kilimanjaro blaze contained; AFP

An inferno on the slopes of Africa’s highest mountain Kilimanjaro was almost under control Saturday, six days after it broke out, authorities said.

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Documenting and preserving African heritage sites; Anna Kent & Heinz Ruther; UCT News

Through its repository of spatial data of African cultural heritage sites, the Zamani Project is contributing to UCT’s roots as an African university.

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10 Popular Tourist Attractions That Could Disappear in Your Lifetime; Meghan Jones; Reader’s Digest

Just because these are remnants of the past doesn’t mean they should become a thing of the past!

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Monitoring and reporting framework to protect World Heritage Sites from invasive species; EurekAlert

A team of international scientists have devised a new monitoring and reporting framework to help protect World Heritage Sites from almost 300 different invasive alien species globally including, rats (Rattus spp.), cats (Felis catus), lantana (Lantana camara) and Argentine ants (Linepithema humile).

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These African World Heritage Sites are under threat from climate change; Joanne Clarke; Elizabeth Edna Wangui; Grace W. Ngaruiya & Nick Brooks; Conversation

The next ten years will be a critical period in which research agendas can be developed.

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Join Me On A Tour Of Tanzania; Africa.com

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Stone Town aka Freddie Mercury’s home town; Steve McKenna; West Australian

STEVE McKENNA is immersed in the exotic delights of Zanzibar…

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The world’s first Freddie Mercury museum is on an African island; Lisa Cohen; CNN

Many people still don’t know Queen frontman Freddie Mercury was born in Zanzibar. This museum hopes to put the island on the rock history map.

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Norway bank divests from firm helping to build a destructive dam in World Heritage Site; EIA

Norges Bank has withdrawn investment in an electrical company helping to build a massive Tanzanian hydropower project citing ‘serious environmental damage’.

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May 5th is African World Heritage Day; Unesco

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11 Stunning Photos of Zanzibar’s Beaches and Architecture; Megan Spurrell; CN Traveler

A new book from Assouline celebrates the Tanzanian archipelago.

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10 Reasons Zanzibar Needs To Be Your Next Exotic Vacation Destination; Chelsie Evans; World Atlas

Zanzibar is an archipelago nation off the East African Coast, consisting of four main islands. Here are ten reasons Zanzibar needs to be the next destination on your travel bucket list itinerary.

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Tanzania Is Beautiful: Here’s A List Of Things To Do In “The Soul Of Africa”!; Therese Sta Maria; TripZilla


Witness the great wildebeest migration and camp out under the stars.

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Add These Top 7 Under-The-Radar African Safaris To Your Bucket List; Sandra MacGregor; Forbes

Read on to discover why these seven places are the world’s best under-the-radar African safari destinations.

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10 National Parks in Africa for Your Travel Bucket List; Alyssa Ochs; Trips To Discover

To see wild animals in their natural habitats, it doesn’t get much more exciting than the national parks of Africa. Many travelers dream of a wildlife watching experience in Africa to see the endangered species and fascinating habits and migration patterns of elephants, giraffes, apes, rhinoceros, and much more. In fact, now is a great…

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They say that some things need to be seen to be believed, and the Serengeti is one of them; Bella English; The Boston Globe

The most famous game reserve in the world, Serengeti National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to 3 million animals, including elephants, giraffes, zebras, antelope, warthogs, serval cats, hyenas, buffalo, hippos, monkeys, guinea fowl, mongoose, impalas, baboons, and too many unusual birds to name.

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They say that some things need to be seen to be believed, and the Serengeti is one of them; Bella English

The most famous game reserve in the world, Serengeti National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to 3 million animals, including 3,000 lions. It is called one of the 10 natural travel wonders of the world, where the animals roam freely.

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Zanzibar House of Wonders Set For Restoration Under UNESCO Guidelines; Guardian

THE government of Zanzibar has secured funding for the restoration of the historical Beit-al-Ajaib (House of Wonders) building which is amongst top tourist attractions in the Isles.

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Two Sri Lankans conquer Mt.Kilimanjaro; We Report You Decide

Two Sri Lankans, Ranga Madupathma and Sudam Gamage, who climbed the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, returned…

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Tanzania Plans Kilimanjaro Cable Car; Leyla Brittan; Rock and Ice

The Tanzanian government is considering installing a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro in an effort to boost tourist numbers by providing access for young children and elderly or disabled tourists. Kilimanjaro is the tallest …

Source: Tanzania Plans Kilimanjaro Cable Car – Rock and Ice

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