Political tensions continue in Zanzibar, Tanzania

On the weekend, several small explosive devices detonated in Stone Town. There were no injuries. Some believe these small homemade bombs were related to the decision by election authorities to nullify the October 25 election.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should be aware of the continued political tensions over the October 25th election and disputed election results. Avoid the central area of Stone Town. Avoid any public gatherings or rallies or areas where protests could occur. Even peaceful demonstrations can become violent quickly and unexpectedly.

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