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# Zanzibar

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# Acid Attack
Two British teenagers attacked with acid on volunteering trip to Zanzibar
Two teenagers volunteering at an orphanage on the African island had acid thrown at them as they walked through a popular tourist area.
# Malaria
'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs
The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.
# Indian Ocean
146 presumed dead in Tanzania ferry accident
Rescue efforts have been called off with 77 people still missing after the sinking in the Indian Ocean.
# Zanzibar
More than 200 bodies recovered off Zanzibar coast after crowded ferry sinks
At least 200 people have been confirmed dead after a ferry sank off the coast of Zanzibar, an island off Tanzania in Africa. The country is to observe three days of national mourning for the victims of the tragedy.
# tanzania
Hundreds missing after ferry sinks off Zanzibar coast
Around 380 people are believed to be missing after the ferry sank between mainland Tanzania and the island of Pemba.