Zanzibar: new travel warning issued by UK Foreign Office

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned travellers in Zanzibar, Tanzania, to stay in their hotel and avoid venturing into the centre of Stone Town if possible.

Stone Town, Zanzibar.

Stone Town, Zanzibar. Image by neiljs / CC BY 2.0

The alert has been raised due to the increased post-election tension in Zanzibar, where the electoral commission has annulled the results of Sunday’s poll. Travellers are also warned to avoid political rallies, large crowds or public demonstrations. Read more: 

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