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Date: 07 Jan 2012
tunahistoria kubwa wazanzibar pamoja na zanzibar yetu.tunamuomba mola atulindie zanzibar yetu pamoja na wazanzibar wenyewe.naipenda zanzibar yangu na naumia hasa nnapomuona hasidi kutoka nchi jirani anatugombanisha kwa zanzibar yetu.ewe MOLA waangamize wale wote wasioipenda zanzibar yetu amiin.sms by omy pomu essien
Date: 01 Jan 2012
So many Beautiful pics! I also have similar pics of Zanzibar from that time!
Date: 31 Dec 2011
My Grandad fitted a car radio to the Sultan of Zanzibar's car in Portsmouth and was given a bottle of whisky as thanks. It is still in his cupboard today! firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 12 Dec 2011
The site is so beautiful, i like it verry much , but what they did ( karume and his friends )is bull shit they just killed peoples who did nothing for their own goods.
Date: 11 Dec 2011
A truly amazing website depicting the marvellous history of the famous Spice Island, Zanzibar. Whilst browsing through the historic pictures, all I wanted to do was immerse myself in them and wish I could have lived a life the old Zanzibaris were living. Thank you so much for bringing Zanzibar back to life <3. email@example.com
Date: 03 Dec 2011
Very informative. Lea989
Date: 08 Sep 2011
I find this fascinating. My dad Robert Small was in charge of part of this project. He was there fur thirteen months in the early 60's. I have so many pictures of his time there and the pink house he lived in while there. His houseboy Rajaboo was a man we heard so many wonderful stories about. Dad had to leave with the invasion. The pictures he took there and the colorful bazaars are treasures to my sisters and I. He had sent home so many wonderful things made by the natives. Seeing your site brings back many memories of that adventure Trish Crouse firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 22 Aug 2011
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Date: 22 Aug 2011
iam saudi arabian i never read about zanzibz untl i read daries of prencess SALMA BINT SULATAN SAYED/DOUGHTER OF OF SULTAN SAYEED IT WAS REALY AMAZING DAIRES ABOUT HER LIFE BETWEEN 1844 UNTL SHE WENT WITH GERMAN MAN TO GERMAN............
Date: 05 Aug 2011
An Execellent Website on the History of Zanzibar. A Great effort to be appreciated. The best I have seen so far. keep up the good work. Do not allow anyone to put you off. Many thanks. With Best Regards. Hamoud Khalifa Al Said of Oman 06 August 2011
Date: 01 Aug 2011
a fascinating website
Date: 29 Jul 2011
Revolution took place in Zanzibar , there was alot of bloodshed.....and yet no one is taking notice...WHY? Zanzibar is never developing and will never...wait and see THERE IS A CURSE...YOU WILL SEE VEGABONES IN EVERY CORNER DRUG ADDICTS, HIV AIDS IS RAMPAT MORE ARE DYING EVERYDAY FROM AIDS AND DRUGS...THIS IS A CURSE
Date: 16 Jul 2011
I enjoyed reading and seeing pictures of old Zanzibar. Your efforts to keep the history of Zanzibar for the future generations must be commended. Please add more pictures of old Zanzibar as they provide a fascinating insight on what life was like then. Omar Mattar email@example.com
Date: 15 Jul 2011
from time to time would come and see what people's view on this website, I cant believe of all the negative comments from dirty idiotic minds. Thank you for the good work it is a beautiful site. I was born in Zanzibar living in UK. Shariffa Ali
Date: 02 Jun 2011
This is was a very nice site. Thanx for the person who implemeted it. Mr Hakim Grnah
Date: 29 May 2011
After reading and seeing all that happened during the revolution makes me wander as to why arabs in Oman who fled Zanzibar are not avenging the massacre of their mothers ,. fathers , sisters and brothers. It is almost fifty years after revolution, Zanzibar is never developed....what the foreigners invest is either robbed of broken down. What is wrong in these Zanzibaria africans brains? to me they are idiots, animal insticts like their ancestor xxxx(edited)xxxx. Their brains are small with no intellect. What developments have taken place besides sitting idle and sipping coffee? gossiping and begging from the world. Revolution took place by massacering inocents....Africans in Zanzibar are cursed even if they pray ten times in a day....drugs, prostitution, homosexuality, local brew, robbing, saying lies....that is a curse, You will never develope.... xxxxx(edited)xxxxx !!!!!!!! WAKE UP SHOW US THAT MAPINDUZI YA UNGUJA NI MAPINDUZI YA KUKUSTAARABISHA NA KUKUPATIYA MAPINDUZI YA KIAKILI......NA SIYO USHAMBA, UPUMBAVU, UJINGA, NENDENI SHAMBANI MKALIME....HIZO NYUMBA ZA WAARABU, WAHINDI NA WAZUNGU MMEZIFANYA MAJALAL YA MATAKA UOZA MTUPU....MMELANIKA NA MTAENDELEYA KULANIKA......HAMTO ENDELEYA. TUNAJIPANGA KUNA SIKU MTAKIONA CHA MTEMA KUNI KWA VIVYOTE VILE.
Date: 21 May 2011
thank you very much for developing this website. i was born in zanzibar but my parents left when i was 4years and im in my50s. this websites has provided me with some information about my beautiful island. keep up the good work as it is important for people like myself
Date: 23 Apr 2011
Really good photographers out there , some amazing pictures.
Date: 12 Apr 2011
Karume alikuwa ana kicha cha kutajirika, akiwa hana elimu na wala hakujuwa uislamu....alijipatiaje urais? Alikuwa ana walawiti wanaume na kuwabaka washichana wadogo wakiomani huko Bweni.....story ni kwamba alikuwa anamchezo wa kishoga.... huyu Karume kwanini alipigwa risasi? je unajuwa historia yake kwa undani zaidi? Alijipachika kuwa rais kwa sababu alikuwa anwapatiya mawaziri wake wanaume na washichana wadogo. Aliuawa wakati analewa Tembo na wanaume wenzake....alikutwa uchi wa mnyama. Hizo ni laana na bado watazipata ukoo na ukoo.
Date: 12 Apr 2011
Your web site is historic and eye catching. I was an infant when Zanzibar revolution took place. I was horrified to see the mass graves and how dead bodies were carried in the back of the lorries. I have a feeling that in spite the Zanzibar revolution took place for removing what I call Sultanism, but the manner it took was a heartbreaking. Why these revolutionaries are not taken to the Hague? Why do you tolerate such a brutality as a history to date? The revolutionaries should be brought to justice for such a torture and mass killings. I understand some Arab women were raped, some were cut open who were pregnant, some Arab boys were sodomised and thrown into the wells. A lot of gold and diamonds were stolen from the palaces. I have feeling that one day a revenge must be taken for the brutal act of these illitrated revolutionaries, or there will be an everlasting GODS CURSE to the progenies of these revolutionaries of the past. You see that Zanzibar is never developing, besides drugs and alcohol and joblessness.....this is a curse and it will encircle forever.
Date: 12 Mar 2011
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Date: 23 Feb 2011
Your web site was insightful and quite informative. It would be really an experience to visit Zanzibar. I was born in Tanga and i would to see Tanzania and Zanzibar up in the Global world. Gos bless all, Ashley D'Silva
Date: 18 Feb 2011
My father, Richard Everard Thorne was, in the 1950s, Assistant Commissioner of Police in Zanzibar. He died, and was buried there in 1956. It has been a great privilege to see the sights of this lovely place
Date: 05 Feb 2011
Does anyone know of Mariamu binte juma She was my mother And I would like to know more about her
Date: 03 Feb 2011
god bless Tanzania god bless Zanzibar god bless John Okello
Date: 25 Dec 2010
@comment 768. Absolutely you are idiot, you polar bear asking why we live in Europe and not in Africa? Because you came to Africa to occupy our land now its our turn to occupy yours, step by step, and because you are not Muslim and the whole world is a Muslim world we are starting to occupy our world. Dont ask dont tell.
Date: 16 Oct 2010
Didn't read a lot about Zanzibar history although i am Zanzibari. My first book was Kwaheri Ukoloni Kwaheri Uhuru which made me search for other writers/truth. Now I am reading an article from Luke Herley which looks interested to read and learn. Thanks Barghash for this site.
Date: 10 Oct 2010
ASLAM ALYKUM KAKA !!!I really appreciate for what i saw on your web site kaka .its so nice and i get a lot from it !!there are so many things that i didnt know before ,even when i was a school boy they didnt tell us the truth , they said that that arab did all that damn things not them, but ringt now i know where is the reality . thanks thanks and thanks may god will bless us all.
Date: 29 Aug 2010
Salam Baghash, plz tell me are you from Tanzania or somewhere else, anyhow I appreciate this endeavour and request you to guide me about how to learn Swahili. Nawaz e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 23 Jun 2010
halo mie ni mwana zanzibar,,, mtoto wa abbas khatri, maarufu abha dobi au abha ruberiyo.... anayemfahamu baba yangu au kwa habari swali lolote kuhusu abha dubi,,,adress yangu,, email@example.com
Date: 11 May 2010
Please see my site www.LukeHurley.Com for writings on Zanzibar.
[Webmaster Note: These writings include a wonderful series of stories and observations by Luke Hurley's father who was a physician in Zanzibar at the time of the revolution.]
Date: 19 Apr 2010
I really appreciate for making this beautiful website which would have helped and will help people to find their lost ones. My name is Prakash Sualy and I was born and brought up in Zanzibar studied in ESM and Hindoo Union. My grand father were barrister Khimji Sualy and very close to HH Sultan Seyyid Khalifa. I am missing so many of my friends and classmates. If anyone come accross this message can send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 10 Mar 2010
I stumbled on this site by accident. I was looking for some information on the 1964 events. I have learnt alot. Thanks for the efforts of putting such informative pieces together. robby.
Date: 09 Mar 2010
Hi Barghash, Your collections is very wonderful and educative. May you please email the full detail of Field Marshal John Okellos Biography. And what led to his down fall. Am a Uganda coming from John Okellos District of Lango in Northern Uganda. I hve like your datas.
Date: 03 Mar 2010
i just visited this site and i saw the good things they are doing ,please keep it up
Date: 06 Feb 2010
Thankyou for the memories honestly notated to the best of my knowledge. My Uncle was Said Mohammed Said Riyami and I had the honour to meet the Sultan in exile. A total gentleman. Farooq Ibrahim Mohammed
Date: 11 Jan 2010
I have studied your description of the Zanzibar Revolution but is what you have described true? I am a Tanzanian of mainland origins. Though I simpethise with the Zanzibairis but I find your story to be a fantastic tale of someone who does not know the true spirit of Zanzibar Revolution. Stay focused and try to learn the facts that lead to the Revolution.
Date: 10 Jan 2010
This is an excellent website! I came upon it by accident, but I lingered here for hours! And I'm sure I'll visit it again! We lived in Tanzania for a while and Zanzibar was our favorite place to visit! I'm currently reading Princess Salme's book and I'm totally intrigued by the history of the island. And thanks to your website, I've been able to do more digging into her life. Can't wait to visit again and see the sights that I now know more about!
Date: 07 Jan 2010
Comment: 804Thanks Mr Barghash, After my scribbling no: 657 managed to trace some of my lost friends. Murtaza Salehmohammed,Neville Arjani,Shiraz Yusufally,Subhash Kashiram Khimjee, Babu Jethalal. Feeling really nice and this credit goes to you Mr Barghash. There is a change in my Email ID: bharatendu.v.....@gmail.com
Date: 05 Jan 2010
From: Rahilu Dormuhamed
DEAR FRIEND BARGHASH, MAY I TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO REQUEST FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE IN RESPECT OF MY CHILDHOOD LOST FRIEND WHO WAS IN ZANZIBAR SINCE BEFORE THE REVOLUTION OF 60'S. I HAVE READ MANY OF YOUR ARTICLES FOR SUCH SEARCH CASES AND I AM ONE OF THOSE MISSING OUT MY DEAR FRIEND WHO HAS BEEN IN MY MIND OF THESE YEARS BUT HAD NO WAY TO FIND OUT TILL I NOW COME FOR YOUR HELP.
BRIEFLY IF I MAY SHARE WITH YOU THE LITTLE DETAILS I CAN RECALL AS FOLLOWS WE WERE STUDYING AT TOWN PRIMARY SCHOOL AND RESIDING AT THE SCHOOL DAKHILIYA (HOSTEL) THIS SCHOOL WAS ATTACHED TO THE PALACE AT ONE WING IN FACT PRINCESS GHALYA WHO USED TO BE MY DEAR FRIEND USED TO VISIT US AT THE DAKHILAY THROUGH THE INSIDE PASSAGE FROM THE PALANCE VIA THE SCHOOL ASSEMBLY AREA TO THE DAKHILIYA WITHOUT HER FAMILY BEING AWARE. AT THE OTHER END CONNECT VIA A BRIDGE TO THE BAIT AL AJAIB (THE HOUSE OF WONYDERS). THE FAMOUS MOSQUE FREQUENTED BY THE PRINCES BARGHASH AND TAYMUR WAS BELOW THE HOSTEL DAKHILIYA AND THE ROYAL CEMENTARY WAS FACING OUR LIVING ROOM. SAYYID KHALIFA THE KING DURING THAT TIME AND HIS DEAR WIFE BI NUNUU USED TO WAIVE AT US IN HIS EVENING ROOM DAILY AFTER AFTERNOON PRAYERS.
MY LOST FRIEND IS CALLED SUKAINA. SHE WAS WITH TWO COUSINS BY THE NAMES OF AZZA AND MIRAJ. I WAS IN LOWER PRIMARY THEY WERE IF IM NOT MISTAKEN EITHER IN HIGH SCHOOL OR UPPER PRIMARY. DURING THAT TIME MOST OF THE GIRLS WERE FROM PEMBA AND THOSE WHOSE FAMILIES WERE RESIDING AT THE FARMS AS WELL AS SOME LIKE ME FROM MOMBASA OR OTHER COUNTRIES NEARBY. I AM NOTE SURE WERE MY DEAR FRIEND CAME FROM BUT IF ITS NOT ZANZIBAR FARMS THEN ITS PEMBA NOT ANY OTHER PLACE. AT THAT TIME THEY WERE CALL WAMANGA WHICH IS EQUIVALENT TO THE PRESENT OMANI. THIS IS ALL I HAVE.
BUT HAVE FULL CONFIDENCE YOU WILL BE IN A POSITION TO ASSIST ME IN THIS SEARCH. BY THE WAY SUKAINA AGE WILL POSSIBLY BE NOW IN THE SIXTY'S AND AM HOPING SOMEONE FROM HER FAMILY MAY TAKE NOTE OF THIS SEARCH AND TAKE THESE DETAILS INTO ACCOUNT AND FULFIL THIS DESIRE OF MINE TO FIND SUKAINA EVEN IF TO KNOW HOW OR WHERE SHE IS SO I CAN MAKE CONTACTS WITH HER. PLEASE BE KIND ENOUGH TO DO WHATEVER YOU CAN TO MAKE MATERIALISE.
I REMAIN. YOURS SINCERELY RAHILU YAKUB MOMBASA, KENYA ================
Date: 01 Jan 2010
I am a stamp collector and while looking for information came across your site. I have spent a very pleasant hour reading and looking at the remarkable photographs. Well done. Now I must visit and see for myself. Mike Smith, South Africa
Date: 12 Dec 2009
I AM SON OF HABIB HAJI, BORN IN MALINDI, ZANZIBAR. MY FATHER WAS A CLOVE MERCHANT AND GOVERNMENT BROKER-AUCTIONEER. WAS IN ZANZIBAR IN 2005. IT WAS VERY NICE TO SEE OLD PICTURE AND REMEMBER THE PAST. NZURI SANA. SADRU HABIB HAJI, CANADA
Date: 11 Dec 2009
Hi all, I am glad too to be born in Zanzibar. I do highly regret that the old beautiful days are over down there. I am looing for the 1964 Arab massacre video recorded by the British. I hve sen the one recorded by the Italians. email@example.com
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