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       Javed Jafferji
                                    Welcome to Swahili Coast’s first issue of 2018! Having
       EDITOR                       recovered from all the festivities of December we
       Alefiya Jariwalla
       Adnan Abbas -  hope our readers welcomed the New Year with a bang.
                                    Wishing all of you a Happy New Year!
       Javed Jafferji               This month’s issue kicks off with music in the air with the
       Adnan Abbas
                                    buzz all round being about Zanzibar’s famous annual
       ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS       music festival ‘Sauti za Busara’ from the 8 -11  February
       Shutterstock                 2018. Same place, same time but with more artists and
                                    more entertainment!
       Busara Promotions   pg 16
       Nina Springle       pg 45    On page 24, meet the Zanzibar born Turner Prize winning
       Inara Sim           pg 46    artist Lubaina Himid who is the talk of the town. The
       Gemma Pitcher     pg 40, 52  oldest winner of the Turner prize and the first woman of
       ADVERTISING AND MARKETING    colour, it is indeed a proud moment for her.
       Perrine Thouvenot  Continuing with our love for Zanzibar, read about the
                                    origins of the Anglican Cathedral Church of Christ.
       Priscilla Fernandes          How the church is a testament to the memory of slave
                                    trading of centuries ago. Take a tour through the church
                                    foundations on page 45. Spices, which is what Zanzibar
       FREELANCERS NEEDED           is famous for takes centre stage in this issue on pages
       If you’ve found any interesting things in
       Zanzibar or the Swahili Coast that you feel   40-43. Also read about Zanzibar’s busy, community-
       deserves promotion – small community &   binding ‘barazas’!
       non-profit development projects, eco-tourism
       projects, restoration projects and the like
       – please let us know or, better yet, write an   This issue also takes you through the bustling city of Dar
       article for us and send it with some nice high   es Salaam to the calm and quiet of ‘The Selous’. Not many
       resolution pictures to If we decide to   know but Selous is the largest National Park in Tanzania
       publish your article we’ll even pay you a little   although overshadowed by the mighty Serengeti.
       for your efforts.
                                    Discover more about this hidden beauty on pages 46-49.
       Unsolicited manuscripts, artwork, transparencies   Packed in we have our regulars – New Discoveries, Events
       and photographs are submitted at the sender’s   Calendar and Inside Guide along with the city guide,
       risk. Whilst every care will be taken, the
       publishers cannot accept responsibility for   Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Arusha listings to guide you
       accidental loss or damage. All advertisements
       are taken in good faith and whilst every care is   through your stay in Tanzania.
       taken in compiling the contents of this magazine,
       the publishers assume no responsibility in
       effects arising therefrom. No content, including
       the advertising artwork (© Print Plus 2014) and
       photographs may be reproduced without written
       permission from the publishers.
       ISSN 0856-6690
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