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Construction of Natural Gas Pipeline Completed

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Nelly Mtema AS the construction of the 542-kilometre natural gas pipeline from Mtwara to Dar es Salaam is completed by 100 per cent, the government will be saving 1.6tril/- annually from purchase of heavy oil for electricity generation. Speaking to reporters in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday, the Ministry of Energy and Minerals spokesperson, […]

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Tanzania Wood Carving Taxes Ending

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you have ever been to Tanzania and bought a woodcarving from anyone, the chances are that you paid a large tourist tax on that woodcarving. This tourist tax has been placed on woodcarvings or curios and there was a minimum tax charged of about $37 US dollars, with some fees being much higher, while […]

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Construction of natural gas pipeline completed

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Construction of natural gas pipeline completed Details Published on Wednesday, 25 March 2015 00:49 Written by NELLY MTEMA Hits: 182 Ministry of Energy and Minerals spokesperson, Ms Badra Masoud AS the construction of the 542-kilometre natural gas pipeline from Mtwara to Dar es Salaam is completed by 100 per cent, the government will be saving […]

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Tanzania Not Alone in Battling Dollarisation

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

editorial In a stern manner, the Tanzania government recently reminded the business community that all commercial transactions should be carried out in the local currency, the Tanzania Shilling. According to a senior finance ministry official, those who contravene this rule should be reported to responisble authorities for punitive action. He further added that dollarisation of […]

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Increased Mobile Connectivity Promises to Boost Economy

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Masembe Tambwe EARLIER this year, music rang in the ears of the Tanzania Investment Centre and the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) when Tigo Tanzania announced plans to spend 120 million US Dollars this year in expanding its network coverage and improving the quality of its services. The interim General Manager, Ms Cecile Tiano, told […]

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Tanzania, Turkey to Consolidate Business Ties

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

A MEMORANDUM of understanding has been signed between Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) and Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) aimed at consolidating business relations between the two countries. In a statement, the two institutions said the main purpose is to bring Turkish and Tanzanian business people together more often and contribute to creation of […]

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Running an online business in Tanzania: Insights from a US-born manager

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 2013 US-born Erfaan Mojgani moved to Tanzania to start Kaymu, an online marketplace that allows buyers and sellers to trade a wide range of products including home appliances, electronics and fashion. Kaymu is one of several e-commerce platforms owned by the Africa Internet Group (AIG). Mojgani told Dinfin Mulupi about running an online company in […]

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Tanzania shilling loses on higher dollar demand

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tanzania shilling loses on higher dollar demand Details Published on Thursday, 19 March 2015 01:10 Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter Hits: 108 STRONG demand for the US dollar from oil and manufacturing sectors has contributed to the depreciation of the shilling against the greenback. The NMB e-market report states that “the local currency weakened on […]

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Tanzania, Turkey to consolidate business ties

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tanzania, Turkey to consolidate business ties Details Published on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:23 Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter Hits: 171 A MEMORANDUM of understanding has been signed between Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) and Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) aimed at consolidating business relations between the two countries. In a statement, the two […]

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Labs improve services

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Labs improve services Details Published on Sunday, 15 March 2015 00:40 Written by ASHERY MKAMA Hits: 236 TRAINING, mentorship and supportive supervision provided to regional laboratories have strengthened the provision of diagnostic services in the country, HIV/AIDS specific services and more. According to Acting Laboratory Director in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW), […]

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