Tag: World Bank

Tanzania gets $122m W/Bank education project

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Copyright : APA Tanzania’s “Big Results Now in Education” program, which aims to raise the quality of education in the country’s primary and secondary schools, will receive a $122 million credit over the coming four years, the World Bank said on Friday.Commenting on the approval, Philippe Dongier, World Bank Country Director for Tanzania said education […]

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Tanzania: World Bank to Help Millions of Children Learn More in School …

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved support for Tanzania’s “Big Results Now in Education” program, which aims to raise the quality of education in the country’s primary and secondary schools. The Board also approved further support to the ongoing Science and Technology Higher Education project which is helping produce more highly-skilled […]

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Video Conferencing Plan for Isles

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zanzibar — A VIDEO Conferencing (VC) Project is being extended to Zanzibar following an agreement between the Union Ministry of Communication, Science Technology and ‘Inventions Technologies’ company to install equipment in the islands. During a brief signing ceremony held at the Zanzibar Ministry of Infrastructure and Communication building at Kisauni, the Minister for Science, Professor […]

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Dar Metropolitan Development Project commences this month

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The government expects to implement the Dar es Salaam Metropolitan Development Project (DMDP) this month in efforts to address challenges facing the city, especially effective delivery of social services. The five -year project will be implemented in all the three districts of Dar es Salaam, Ilala, Kinondoni and Temeke, the Information Officer in the Prime […]

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Agriculture Pulls Tanzania Economy

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dar es Salaam — Improving productivity in agriculture, industries predominantly located in cities, construction, communication and retail trade have been singled out as the main drivers for this year’s economic growth. Tanzania’s economy is set to grow at approximately 7% annually for the next two years, with inflation stabilizing at around 6% largely due to […]

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WorldRemit, Tigo Tanzania in mobile wallet deal

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Online money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered operator Tigo Tanzania to allow individuals sending money to friends and family living in Tanzania to have the funds delivered to a Tigo Pesa mobile wallet. The deal is available for customers sending money from the 35 countries in which Tigo has a presence, with the companies saying […]

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Tanzania Could Create Many New Jobs by Harnessing its Rapid Urban Expansion

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania could create large numbers of new, productive jobs for its people, especially young men and women, if policy makers fostered industrial and business policies that catered to the country’s booming cities and their urban populations, according to the World Bank’s latest Tanzania Economic Update which was launched today in the country’s capital. Recent projections […]

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Govt: Alternate route sought to cross accident-prone mountain

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Deputy Minister for Works, Gerson Lwenge has said that Kitonga Mountain is one of the accident black spots that the government is working to ensure safety is secured on the roads that scale the mountain. Addressing the National Assembly yesterday here he said the government has received sponsorship from the World Bank to conduct a […]

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Tanzania enjoys balanced trade

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

EAC  Monday, June 09, 2014  ARUSHA, Tanzania – Tanzania has overtaken other East African Community (EAC) countries in recording a positive balance of trade last year. Provisional data for 2013, shows that the value of Tanzania’s exports was $1,120.1 million, which is an increase of 82 % from $613.30 million in 2012 and $409 million […]

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Bank approves $50m for Tanzania urban areas

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

News  Monday, June 09, 2014  NEAT: Mwanza, on the shores of Lake Victoria, is one of the places that will benefit from the World Bank project. DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – The World Bank has approved a $50 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to provide continuing support to Tanzania’s efforts to improve […]

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