February newsletter 2020
Update On Corona Virus
We have received several inquiries on the status of corona virus or any information on the matter with regards to Zanzibar. So far we are waiting for Official Communication from the relevant government authorities. In the mean time we advise you to take the necessary safety measures provided by the world health Organisation and other reliable institutions. Once we have official communication we will share the same with you as soon as possible.
The Electronic & Postal Communications Act- Kindly be informed that the Regulations for Sim Card Registration have finally been enacted and gazetted in Government Notice No.112 published on 7/2/2020. The Regulations outlines the rules for Sim card registration and all matters relating to Sim cards.
Amendments Dairy & Fisheries Laws
The Union Government of Tanzania has made necessary amendments to the aforementioned laws as of 2020. These laws are applicable both in Zanzibar & Tanzania mainland. For those in involved in fishing or dairy farming as part of your social cooperate responsibility there are one or two changes that might interest you. Kindly download the laws below for your ease of reference.
Training of The Trainers for Apprenticeship Program
ZATI is currently conducting a "Train the Apprentice Trainer" Workshop as part of the Apprenticeship program. From 25th-27th February, 24 hotel supervisors from 10 different hotels took part in the 3 day workshop Double Tree Hilton Hotel. ILO, with funding from The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been supporting the Apprenticeship program since it's inception in Zanzibar in 2017 and the second batch of apprentices is currently in the middle of their course. The program has been a joint effort by ZATI, SUZA Institute of Tourism and the Ministry of Labour, Empowerment, Elderly, Women and Children to provide skills based training to young Zanzibaris in close collaboration with a group of 32 participating hotels.
The supervisors from the different participating hotels will receive training on how to support apprentices during their work based learning in the hotel industry. They will also be trained in how to assess the apprentices and support them with their entry into the job market.
From 3rd to 5th March , a second group of hotel supervisors are being trained at Maru Maru Hotel which also gives a chance for supervisory level staff of the participating hotels to upgrade their training skills.For more information about the apprenticeship program, please contact email@example.com
WORKSHOP ON MOBILITY IN STONE TOWN
On 14th February our Deputy Director and members took part in a workshop on Stonetown mobility conducted by KUKUA Zanzibar. Kukua is carrying out the community engagement for "safe and sustainable mobility management plan for Stone Town". In this workshop with the commerce sector people, KUKUA has been identifying the problems they are facing regarding mobility, as a part of the diagnosis of the current situation IDOM is developing (the consultant).
This program is lead by ZUSP (RGoZ) and financed by the World Bank. We will keep you posted on all the developments that materialise from this and other initiatives as part of our quarterly progress report on inititaives conducted or attened by ZATI
Lastly we would like to thank all Members who have joined this year and remind those who have not renewed their membership to do the same so that you do not miss out on important information, opportunities and events in the Tourism Industry.
Best wishes and see you at the networking meetings.