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EPZA Efforts Worth Emulating

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) has again proved that it wants to positively contribute to industrial development and economic progress in Tanzania. This month, the authority issued Export Processing Zone (EPZ) licences to 13 companies that will operate in EPZA areas. Our Staff Writer attended the event and explains the significance of the move […]

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NSSF Reaches Out to Diaspora Members

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE National Social Security Fund (NSSF) launched recently a welfare scheme for Tanzanians in the diaspora (WESTADI) in the United Kingdom (UK). This is part of a special coverage scheme for NSSF members residing, working or studying outside the country. Considering that not everyone has means to care for themselves well, especially during sickness or […]

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Fast Central Corridor Pace Urged

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has called on partner states to promote the participation of the private sector in investing in infrastructure projects in the Central Development Corridor. He said in Dar es Salaam that government financing alone, for example, was not enough for the ambitious road and railway infrastructure projects in the corridor. “It’s time we […]

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Tanzania roads and highways get upgrades for better travel

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was learned that the road from the main gate to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania is set to be paved, to ease movements of vehicles in particular during the rainy season. The stretch inside the park has been known to be treacherous during heavy rains and the project to tarmac the 6 […]

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Kudos to Street World Cup Champions

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

LAST Sunday, Tanzania boys made the entire nation proud by winning the 2014 Street Child World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The youngsters produced an outstanding performance throughout the tournament, in which 230 children from 19 countries came together, formed new friendships and helped to put children’s rights firmly on the international agenda. The […]

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Africa can cut 67 million tons of food imports if..

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Despite having large tracts of arable land, African countries, Tanzania included, still spend at least US$45billion to import over 67 million tons of food demanded annually in the continent. Addressing a panel at a breakfast meeting earlier this week in Dar es Salaam, Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) Chief Executive Officer Geofrey Kirenga […]

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Mtwara Gas Project Execution Pleases State

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE government says the execution of the 542-km gas pipeline from Mtwara to Dar es Salaam and the 150MW gas fired power plant at Kinyerezi 1 was in line with the Big Results Now (BRN) targets. The Kinyerezi 1 is expected to be completed before year end while Kinyerezi 2 and 3 will takeoff later […]

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Mtwara gas project execution pleases State

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mtwara gas project execution pleases State Details Published on Thursday, 27 March 2014 02:39 Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter Hits: 342 RESIDENT Director of Jacobsen Elektro, a power generating company, Mr Shaun Moore (first left) explains to the Chief Secretary, Ambassador Ombeni Sefue, on the development of Kinyerezi Power Generating Project in Mtwara. Right is […]

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Dar mulls large-scale railway development

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dar mulls large-scale railway development Details Published on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 01:25 Written by HENRY LYIMO and Agencies Hits: 248 A Tanzania Railway Limited passenger train shortly before leaving the Dar es Salaam Station. (File photo) TANZANIA is among ten African countries with economic growth that is suitably robust to justify and support large-scale […]

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US commends govt for plans targeted at enhancing power generation

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

US commends govt for plans targeted at enhancing power generation Details Published on Monday, 24 March 2014 01:18 Written by LUDOVICK KAZOKA Hits: 292 UNITED States of America (USA) has commended Tanzania’s initiatives to phase out costly emergency power plants and increase power generation to 2,780 MW through development of new gas resources. Speaking during […]

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