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Prons department embarks on limestone production

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Prons department embarks on limestone production PRODUCTION of limestone which an important raw material in the manufacture of cement, will start at Wazo Hill pron area in March, thanks to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the Tanzania Portland Cement Company Limited (Twiga Cement) and Prons Corporation Sole. Twiga Cement Managing Director, Mr Alfonso […]

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India, Tanzania trade imbalance worrome

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

India, Tanzania trade imbalance worrome THE private sector should champion efforts to bridge huge trade deficit between Tanzania and India and change the current trend of exporting raw crops which not helping local manufacturing base to grow, a local business leader has appealed. The President of the Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA), […]

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India, Tanzania trade imbalance worrisome

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

India, Tanzania trade imbalance worrisome Details Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 00:34 Written by HENRY LYIMO Hits: 201 THE private sector should champion efforts to bridge huge trade deficit between Tanzania and India and change the current trend of exporting raw crops which is not helping local manufacturing base to grow, a local business […]

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India, Tanzania Trade Imbalance Worrisome

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Henry Lyimo THE private sector should champion efforts to bridge huge trade deficit between Tanzania and India and change the current trend of exporting raw crops which is not helping local manufacturing base to grow, a local business leader has appealed. The President of the Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA), Mr […]

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Tanzania’s trade share in EAC increases

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania’s trade share in EAC increases TANZANIA’S share of intra-regional trade in East African Community region has increased from 15 per cent in 2005 to 26 per cent by last year grossing over 1.5 billion US dollars, the government has said. The Permanent Secretary at Mintry of East African Cooperation, Joyce Mapunjo, told reporters in […]

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Tanzania president undergoes US surgery

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

TANZANIA’ President Jakaya Kikwete has undergone successful prostate surgery at a US hospital, the presidency said on Monday. “The procedure which took 90 minutes at dawn on Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, Maryland, was successful and doctors say the president is now doing well”, a statement said. Kikwete, aged 64, left the East African […]

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Tanzania shilling weakens further

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania shilling weakens further Details Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 01:20 Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter Hits: 530 THE shilling continued to lose ground against the US dollar despite expectations of some inflows of foreign currencies and high demand for the local currency for fulfilling month end corporate obligations. The expectation was for the […]

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Cyber-Related Fraud Costs Tanzania Sh10 Billion

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cyber-related fraud crimes, involving card skimming and Automated Teller Machine (ATM) thefts have cost Tanzania six million US dollars reports Daily News Tanzania. Speaking at the fourth International Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) conference in Dar es Salaam, the Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Communications, Science […]

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Obtala to grow own fruit in Tanzania

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Obtala to grow own fruit in Tanzania Details Published on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 00:35 Written by DAILY NEWS Agencies Hits: 128 OBTALA Resources has taken a lease on a chunk of agricultural land in Morogoro, Tanzania with the intention of planting orchards that could save it US$1mln annually. The land covers 204 hectares, is […]

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IPTL Switch-to-Gas Order Under Close State Watch

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Alvar Mwakyusa THE government is closely monitoring envisaged plans to expand and convert the Heavy Furnace Oil (HFO) fired-power plants at Independent Power Tanzania Limited (IPTL) as ordered by the High Court last year. In his ruling in September, last year, High Court Judge John Utamwa ordered the conversion of the plants from HFO […]

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