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Tanzania, China trade to balance in four years

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania, China trade to balance in four years Details Published on Monday, 08 September 2014 03:23 Written by ABDUEL ELINAZA in Beijing, China Hits: 402 Lt General (rtd) Abdulrahaman Shimbo THE country’s trade account with China is set to balance within the next four years following an increase in investments and bilateral trade between the […]

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Tanzania raises petrol price, cuts diesel, kerosene

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania’s energy regulator raised the price of petrol marginally in the east African country on Wednesday but cut diesel and kerosene prices, citing swings in international energy prices. The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) raised the retail price of petrol 0.05 percent and lowered the price of diesel […]

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Tanzania seeks advisor for PPP rail upgrade

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The government has already borrowed $US 300m from the World Bank through the Tanzania Intermodal Railway Project for the upgrading the line,” Mr Shabaan Mwinjaka, permanent secretary with the Ministry of Transport, told delegates attending the 5th East and Central Africa Roads and Rail Infrastructure Summit in Dar es Salaam on August 26. Canadian consultancy […]

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Miss Tanzania pageant gets co-sponsor

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Miss Tanzania pageant gets co-sponsor Details Published on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 00:53 Written by BETRAM LENGAMA Hits: 37 MISS Tanzania beauty pageant organizers, Lino International Agency, on Monday unveiled SD Collection as co-sponsors of the eye-catching beauty pageant in East Africa, the Redd’s Miss Tanzania 2014 set for October this year. Lino Agency International […]

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Tanzanian villages to benefit from $6m telecoms upgrade

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fixed network operator Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL) has announced US$6 million worth of investment for telecom equipment in 202 villages targeted at improving telecommunication services. The upgrade will benefit 300,000 people living in 16 regions including Arusha, Tabora, Iringa, Kagera, Manyara, Dodoma, Lindi, Mbeya, Morogoro and Mtwara. Other regions earmarked for future development include […]

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Tanzania now off the global dirty money watchdog hook

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania now off the global dirty money watchdog hook Details Published on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 01:08 Written by FINNIGAN WA SIMBEYE Hits: 145 ONCE regarded as a place with laxity in controlling illicit money, Tanzania has been removed from the bad books of global dirty money watchdog, a Paris based Financial Action Task Force. […]

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Southern highland regions told to improve investment climate

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Southern highland regions told to improve investment climate Details Published on Monday, 11 August 2014 04:49 Written by Staff Reporter in Mbeya Hits: 45 The TNBC Executive Secretary, Raymond Mbilinyi. TANZANIA National Business Council (TNBC) has urged Southern Highlands regions to identify investment opportunities and engage local government authorities to improve business climate in their […]

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Mtwara Waste Management Pledges Better Life, Safety

| August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Finnigan Wa Simbeye FOR Falaji Edd, a secondary school leaver at Mangamba in Mtwara, working as an incinerator operator was a dream come true. Mr Edd is one of the over 100 locals employed by Mtwara municipality based Supply Base Solutions Limited, an oil and gas waste management company. “I joined as a casual […]

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Yes, Tanzania can do more in trade and investments

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yes, Tanzania can do more in trade and investments Details Published on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 07:36 Written by EDITOR Hits: 1 The US-Africa Leaders Summit began yesterday where nearly US$1 billion in business deals and increased funding for peacekeeping is expected to be announced. Similar Africa gatherings hosted in recent years by China, India, […]

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Natural gas discovery, revenue saves 10tri/

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Natural gas discovery, revenue saves 10tri/- Details Published on Monday, 04 August 2014 01:21 Written by ALVAR MWAKYUSA Hits: 152 REVENUES accrued from natural gas in the past ten years from July 2004 to June 2014 amounted to 265 million US dollars (about 425bn/-), with the country saving over six billion dollars (about 10tri/-) through […]

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