- For Rukia Shabiby, a radio ad changed her life. After two decades of living in shame, Shabiby heard of a hospital offering free surgeries for obstetric fistula. She returned to Zanzibar as an ambassador for the program for other women.
- Violence against women is on the rise despite repeated information campaigns.
- The city hosted its sixth judo championship.
- A commission meets to discuss saving this island from the worst effects of climate change.