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Grant to boost development of solar power and ‘mini grids’ in Tanzania – Out

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The $420,000 grant has been awarded to Jumeme Rural Power Supply Ltd, which is a joint venture company formed by German energy supply systems firm Inensus GmbH, Austria-based renewable energy project developer TerraProjects and Tanzania’s St Augustine University in Mwanza. Solar power is among a number of energy sources being explored to boost power supplies […]

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T Minus Twelve! #CRSMedia Mission to Tanzania Happening Soon!

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

I can’t believe that in less than two weeks, I will be in Tanzania! If you missed my big announcement about this special trip, you can read all about it here. I will be traveling with a small group of journalists and colleagues from Catholic Relief Services. Our work in Tanzania will focus on highlighting the […]

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Eurobond to facelift infrastructure

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eurobond to facelift infrastructure TANZANIA set to have the most reliable and efficient infrastructure networks in the East African region following concerted initiatives and efforts to find new and alternative sources of finance. Through the Big Results Now (BRN ) initiative, the government last month showcased some mega infrastructure projects worth over 10 billion US […]

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Aga Khan, Amana Hospitals Push to Improve Services

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Rose Athumani THE Aga Khan Hospital is finalising discussions with Amana Regional Referral Hospital to embark on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) to improve health services. The Aga Khan Regional Chief Executive Officer (RCEO), Mr Suleiman Shahabuddin, said the relationship will among other activities, allow Amana hospital to refer patients to Aga Khan Hospital. […]

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TRA Hails Construction Pace, Quality of Rukwa Roads

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Peti Siyame Sumbawanga — TANROADS in Rukwa Region has hailed the quality and pace of constructing four major roads with a total length of 151 kilometres. The projects include the Sumbawanga-Matai-Kasanga port road running along the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kalambo District covering 112 kilometres and the highway linking Tunduma-Laela-Sumbawanga. The highway, which […]

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Kibo releases Rukwa prefeasibility study

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kibo Mining has announced the findings of Phase 1 – Stage 1 of its definitive mining prefeasibility study (DMFS) for the mining element of the Rukwa coal-to-power project in Tanzania. Four alternative options were identified for project development with the project financially feasible in all cases. Annual coal sales revenues were estimated at US$39 million […]

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Conflicts between Maasai and Tanzania government a setback for tourism

| January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

TANZANIA (eTN) – Tourism experts and stakeholders across the world are set to meet in Johannesburg, South Africa, mid-next month to deliberate issues on peace, conflict resolution, and cultivation of sustainable and peaceful communities through tourism, culture, and sports. Bearing the theme, “Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations through Tourism, Culture and Sports,” the […]

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Govt partners with US, WB to boost Southern circuit tourist attractions

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The government has teamed up with World Bank, US and Germany to boost Southern circuit tourist attractions, by raising the number of tourists visiting the area. Click here to read more

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Tanzania’s Eurobond plans on track – Minter

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania’s Eurobond plans on track – Minter Finance and Economic Affairs Minter, Saada Mkuya Salum. TANZANIA on track to sue its first Eurobond next year to fund infrastructure projects after several years of delay due to various procedural requirements, Finance and Economic Affairs Minter, Ms Saada Mkuya Salum, said at the weekend. “We expect all […]

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Cost of smoking dwarfs by half cigarette tax revenues

| December 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cost of smoking dwarfs by half cigarette tax revenues TOTAL cigarette tax revenues amounting to approximately 54 million US dollars less than 50 per cent of the expenditure on smoking-induced cardiovascular deases annually. According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular deases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in […]

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