COFEE FARM 3.0
Ultimate coffee experience at Utengule farm and lodge in Mbeya 1400 metre above sea level, where the air is cool and clean, we discovered absolute tranquillity, upcountry vibes, waterfalls and all we ever wanted to know about these brown beans of pleasure. Coffee, coffee, coffee as far as I can see.  Rows of perfectly trimmed […]
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Local Heroes, The junior captains of Fumba
Fumba can pride itself on some skillful youngsters building mini dhows, larger than a tiny toy but smaller than real boats. Their role models: village elders.  One can see them when the sun is about to go down. Young buys treading towards the sea, passing the new Pavilion shopping centre, crossing over to Fumba Town […]
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The Man with a Masterplan
Big overhaul at Zanzibar port is underway Cargo delayed for weeks or months, ships queuing in the sea, clients searching for their containers. Utter the word port and the majority of Zanzibari will just moan. “Not to worry, everything will change”, promises new deputy director of the port, Akif Khamis.  Where to start? When I […]
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Get ready for surf and soul - First-ever residential resort in Zanzibar opens 
The leisure complex The Soul on the East Coast offers a completely new spin on tourism on the island - and lots of fun for global nomads. Christo, the famous wrapping artist, would surely have loved it. A huge black fabric covering an entire block of new apartments dropped down with the precision of a […]
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Nyumba Mpya Kuanzia 30M TZS
Pole, we’d love to speak Swahili at this point: The  latest urban concept in Fumba Town goes as local as  can be to provide equitable housing at unrivalled prices. CheiChei was launched on the 21st of November at the Mao Zedong in Kikwajuni - Zanzibar. The event was attended by 1000+  guests including our guests of […]
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Our Forest, Our Future
What wood can do: 1 million jobs for Tanzania, super homes for Zanzibar Wood needs a lobby. Especially in Zanzibar and Tanzania. Katrin Dietzold travelled to Iringa and went deep into the forest to look for clues. Forest - everyone associates it with deep emotions. With flavours, freshness, sounds. I myself am an admirer of the forest. But this […]
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New Incentives For Property Buyers In Zanzibar
The government of Zanzibar through its body Zanzibar Investment Property Authority (ZIPA) has released incentives and benefits that are bound to make the climate more friendly for investments in property on the beautiful island of Zanzibar. These new incentives have been brought with the hopes of boosting Zanzibar  - and Tanzania as a whole’s economy. […]
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What to know about Real Estate in Zanzibar?
Nestled a few miles off the coast of Tanzania, the Zanzibar Archipelago is recognized among some of the best countries in terms of tourism and investment in the Indian Ocean today. Famous for its historical feel, booming flora and fauna, and abundance of resources, Zanzibar boasts a unique atmosphere where the modern and the authentic […]
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"Let’s Bring The Old Glory Back"
EXCLUSIVE Hon. Minister Mudrick Soraga speaks out on goodies for investors A fresh start, a young cabinet: 36-year-old Hon. Mudrik Ramadhan Soraga is one of the promising talents of Zanzibar’s new government elected in October. Frank and open-minded, the Minister of Labour, Economy and Investment spoke to THE FUMBA TIMES about the planned mega-port, business […]
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Modern Homes To Grow With The Family
Private rooftops and superb views Vizazi means generation in Swahili. And made for multi-generational living are the new Vizazi homes now on sale in Fumba Town. The Vizazi homes will add to the variety of houses and apartments already available in Fumba Town, the seaside property just a 20-minute car drive outside the capital Zanzibar […]
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Two Fumbas - One Idea
By ANDREA TAPPER Find out all about new exciting seaside developments just outside Zanzibar city It’s all happening on the Fumba peninsula: Two major real estate developments creating modern living space with holiday flats and permanent family homes near the overcrowded capital. Both aspiring seaside communities, started in 2015/16, fascinate locals as well as a […]
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