Stone Town, Zanzibar – Home to the World’s Last Slave Market

Stone Town is also known as Mji Mkongwe, which means ‘Old Town’ in Swahili, is the old part of Zanzibar and is an excellent example of a Swahili coastal trading town of East Africa. The 96 hectare area, which makes up approximately 5.4% of the total area of Zanzibar town, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. With approximately… [click to read more]

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