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ZARA TOURS ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OF NGORONGORO MARATHON

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Run to bring much-needed awareness to malaria-stricken communities
Tanzania, Africa – Zara Tours is proud to announce that it is acting as a sponsor of the seventh annual Ngorongoro half marathon, which will be held on April 19, 2014 in Arusha, Karatu. The 14 mile (21km) run is designed to draw attention to World Malaria Day, which will be observed on April 25, 2014. Some 189 international runners have been invited to participate.
Race coordinator Leila Ansell explained why drawing attention to malaria is essential, and particularly so in Tanzania, where malaria takes the life of one person every 10 minutes. “For communities to proactively control this disease, there is a great need to raise awareness, and we think through the Ngorongoro Run, we can spread this education to the people of Karatu.”
In addition to shining a spotlight on World Malaria Day, the race will benefit local communities as they’ll be provided with mosquito nets, malaria education, malaria tests and tr…

CLIMBINGI MOUNTAIN KILIMANJARO IN JUST TWO DAYS, ONE WOMAN EXPERIENCE

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WEARING SHOES, SHORTS 25 TREKKERS REACH ROOF OF AFRICA IN 48 HOURS

A group of 25 Mt Kilimanjaro trekkers who started to climb the mountains early this week with the aim of reaching Uhuru Peak (5,895 metres) in three days, had surprisingly managed to make to the highest summits of the mountain which are Gilman’s point (5,681 mts ASL) and Uhuru Peak within 48 hours while wearing shoes and shorts only.

The Managing Director of ZARA Tanzania Adventures Ms. Zainab Ansell explained: “We are very happy to hold such a unique group in our company, and it is our hope that apart from advertizing different tourism destination of our country including Mt Kilimanjaro that will improve sustainable tourism in World, they will also instruct our people with many health exercises for the better future.” 
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