Volunteer aid worker murdered in Zanzibar
10/08/09 11:22 Filed in: Security Incident
Photo credit: CamaraRobert Decourcey Stringer (26), a volunteer aid worker with the Irish charity Camara, was killed during an apparent mugging and robbery in Zanzibar last Friday. Robert's body was discovered on a beach at 0800 AM, 7 August, 2009. He had suffered head injuries and some of his personal possessions were missing.
Robert was on holiday in Zanzibar after completing a five week volunteer mission as a team co-ordinator with Camara's computer training team in Tanzania.
A local man has since been arrested in connection with the incident.
Camara provides refurbished computers and computer literacy training to schools and colleges in Africa.