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Zanzibar says we must not rely on tourism

On the island of Zanzibar - run as a separate territory within Tanzania - tourists are drawn to its beautiful white sandy beaches.

It has even attracted visitors who, previously, would have preferred to visit the Kenyan coast.

Visitors to Zanzibar grew by 14% in 2014 but locals know they must do more than simply trade on its natural beauty.

The BBCs Roderick Macleod has been finding out more for Africa Business Report.

  • 25 Sep 2015
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