A Year On: Magufuli’s Reforms And Tanzania’s Economic Outlook
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A Year On: Magufuli’s Reforms And Tanzania’s Economic Outlook
Much the renewed confidence in Tanzania’s economic outlook is a likely result of John Magufuli’s reformist attitude toward Tanzania’s premiership. As Magufuli puts an end to the pilfering of public money in the Tanzanian government, we are seeing the same steely determination that brought him success building roads to the premiership. Two questions, however, remain: how sustainable is this uncompromising approach to the presidency, and will the electorate tire of the increasingly dominant political settlement? Is Magufuli a future despot?
Instead of booking a plane ticket, a cheaper (and more scenic option) to travel with is the TAZARA train if you're going to or from Zambia to Tanzania
"Most people who have traveled to Tanzania know that flights into and out of the country can be rather expensive. Flights between Tanzania and Zambia cost close to US$450 bucks, but a first class ticket on TAZARA only costs a bit over $US25. Sounds like a no-brainer to us if you aren’t on a tight schedule"
‘You can’t do modelling forever because eventually you hit an age where it becomes hard to get jobs.’
"Tanzanian beauty queen and fashion model Flaviana Matata broke into the limelight in 2007 after winning the country’s first edition of the Miss Universe pageant. She has since built an international modelling career"
Most natural gas contains traces, but rarely enough to extract, capture, and store: how a huge helium find in Tanzania is going to make the country rich.
"British researchers from Oxford and Durham universities say a major helium reserve in Tanzania in June, 2016, marks the first time the precious gas has ever been found intentionally. Usually, it’s discovered accidentally. Considering the world’s helium shortage, this discovery has all eyes on Tanzania"
Uber has announced its entry into the ninth African country, Tanzania. Uber Launches In Tanzania, Meets Its 2016 Africa Expansion Target
"Uber has announced its entry into the ninth African country, Tanzania, effectively meeting its expansion target on the continent in 2016"
"Dar es Salaam in Tanzania has become the 475th city to join Uber’s growing global network"
Kenya's big vision for a ‘coalition of the willing (CoW)’ agreement with Uganda and Rwanda to build a major rail line and oil pipeline that would invigorate and open up East Africa's economy may be going up in smoke as its partners look elsewhere for more economically pragmatic paths to achieve their goals. First it wa
"Kenya’s big vision for a ‘coalition of the willing (CoW)’ agreement with Uganda and Rwanda may be going up in smoke."
The decision means that Kenya could end up paying RVR for lost business due to the operationalization of the SGR line.
"The Rift Valley Railways has lost the priority to run the newly built standard gauge railway in Kenya"
The gas pipeline is the latest move to deepen commercial ties between Tanzania and Uganda.
"East Africa is a new hotspot for hydrocarbons exploration after substantial oil deposits were found in Uganda and major gas reserves discovered in Tanzania and Mozambique."
China last week said it is ready to provide $6.8 billion for the construction of Tanzania's Standard Gauge railway along the Central Corridor .
"China ready to provide $6.8 billion for the construction of Tanzania's Standard Gauge railway along the Central Corridor"
A patrol of rookie rats show they are man’s best friend after being trained to scent TNT on minefields
"Rookie rodents are trained to scent out mines – and find missed cases of TB"
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Overview of the Four Seasons Serengeti Lodges in Tanzania - one of the best luxury resort hotels in the world.
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Tanzanian President John Magufuli suspended the head of the telecoms regulator on Tuesday, saying the watchdog failed to monitor the industry, resulting in the loss of potential tax revenues of 400 billion shillings ($182.15 million) a year since 2013.
"Tanzanian President John Magufuli suspended the head of the telecoms regulator on Tuesday, saying the watchdog failed to monitor the industry, resulting in the loss of potential tax revenues of 400 billion shillings ($182.15 million) a year since 2013."
Uganda said on Tuesday the cost of pumping its crude oil via a pipeline through Tanzania will be capped at $12.20 per barrel although the two had yet to agree a final levy in a project likely to be a public private partnership.
"When asked what key considerations had gone into Uganda's decision to pick Tanzania for the route, Muloni said: "A project cost of $3.55 billion and a (transit) tariff of not more than $12.2 per barrel ... those were the considerations."
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Tanzania has large domestic reserves of gas that are located in coastal waters off the southern part of the country.
Mobile 360 series Africa will be held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania on the 26th - 28th July, 2016. Mobile 360 Africa serves as an extension of established GSMA conferences which highlight the work of Mobile for Development focusing on increasing access to and use of life enhancing mobile services, accelerating socio-economic improvements for the undeserved, especially women, rural and…
"Mobile 360 series Africa will be held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania on the 26th – 28th July, 2016."
Tanzania Offers To Buy Stake In Uganda’s Oil Refinery. Tanzania wants an 8 per cent stake in Uganda’s planned oil refinery, a Ugandan minister said
Tanzania offers to buy an 8 per cent stake in Uganda’s planned oil refinery in a move that could be designed to boost Tanzania’s bid to secure a pipeline route for Ugandan crude over a rival pitch by Kenya.
Government convinced its efforts to persuade Uganda would not succeed.
"Kenya will construct its own pipeline to transport crude oil from the Lake Turkana Basin to Lamu for export, it has emerged."
Examining whether the market is large enough to sustain current activity.
"There has been significant investments into new shopping centres, particularly in big cities such as Nairobi, Kampala, Kigali and Dar es Salaam."
"Tanzania’s real estate industry has in recent years registered impressive growth, with investors putting money into new developments to meet demand for housing, office and retail space."
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"Lace up your boots and choose your trail! These are some of the most interesting hiking trails in the world that challenge both your physical and mental strength."