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Three boys playing around for the photographer outside our hotel in Stone Town.

Whereas people in mainland Tanzania (i.e. what used to be Tanganyika) are mainly Christians, the population of Zanzibar is predominantly muslim. Prior to the elections coming up in 2005 many zanzibari people are predicting clashes and civil unrest at all stages of the elections, claiming that the mainland government sends contract mobs to register as voters and stir things up. On the other hand, on the mainland they claim that the zanzibaris are down-right separatists...

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