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Angelah Kairuki Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office responsible for investment promotion.

09Jan 2019
By Financial Times Reporter
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Under the new changes announced by Chief Secretary John Kijazi, Biteko, a former deputy mining minister, replaces his erstwhile boss, Angelah Kairuki, who has now been appointed Minister of State in...
09Jan 2019
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immensely in southern part of the country. Dr Kalemani is in record to have questioned those who were blaming the government for taking too long to make a decision on the multi-billion project...
02Jan 2019
PETER NYANJE
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a number of milestones. One is the deepening of internet coverage in the country. Reports indicate that the number of internet users in Tanzania rose by 16 per cent at the end of 2017 to 23...

NO EASY RIDE - A file photo shows President John Magufuli and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim riding the World Bank-funded Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on March 20, 2017, on their way to inaugurate construction of the Ubungo flyover, another transport project financed by pre-eminent global lender to the developing world.

02Jan 2019
Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala
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$1.2 Billion, The amount of financing that Tanzania received in 2017 from the International Development Association (IDA), a World Bank arm that gives grants or low-interest loans to poor countries , ECONOMIC OUTLOOK Tanzania risks damaging its relations with key development partners such as the European Union (UN) and the World Bank due to some policy positions adopted by the government - Fitch
While Tanzania is expected to record one of the fastest gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates in Africa in 2019 and beyond, the looming threat of aid cuts, regulatory uncertainty and delays in...
02Jan 2019
By Financial Times Reporter
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While services such as Apple’s iMessage, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp allow you to add photos, GIFs and videos to your messages, they are not universal solutions — for example, you can’t send a...
02Jan 2019
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The project has been mired by allegations of massive environmental degradation from conservationists both here at home and abroad. Striking a balance between the environment and economic growth...
02Jan 2019
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He said the road, starting from Kolandoto and traversing through Kishapu and Meatu to Arusha, will be a shortcut facilitating quick growth of the economy in the areas it passes through. Masele (...
02Jan 2019
By Financial Times Reporter
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About half of the world's population is at risk of malaria, but some of the drugs used to treat it have started to fail. Currently, artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) are the gold...
02Jan 2019
By Financial Times Reporter
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the convergence between the Chinese culture and economy and the African potential and future. Economic players and legislators from both sides have an opportunity to deliver a deep transformation...

Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Policy, Parliament, Employment, Youth and the Disabled), Jenista Mhagama

02Jan 2019
By Financial Times Reporter
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*at grassroots level*
This was revealed recently by the Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Policy, Parliament, Employment, Youth and the Disabled), Jenista Mhagama (pictured), while on tour in Kigoma Region...
02Jan 2019
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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has strongly denied a local media report that the East African nation was at risk of having China seize the strategic port in compensation for unpaid debt related to...
26Dec 2018
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There is another interpretation, known as a ‘conspiracy theory’ that disorder or chaos is actually willed by a group of individuals for their own selfish interests or by the naked pursuit of power,...

Developments in artificial intelligence and automation have been heralded as a major leap forward in human advancement. But they could also adversely affect another important measure of societal progress: The gender pay gap. PHOTO/GETTY IMAGES

26Dec 2018
Correspondent
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That's according to a new report from the World Economic Forum, which indicated that the growth of jobs in emerging industries, such as IT and engineering, is set to disproportionately hurt women...

Minister of Trade for Uganda, Amelia Kyambadde (left) and Joseph Kakunda, the Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment of Tanzania held last week at Mutukula One Stop Border Post Uganda side.

26Dec 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
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of Tanzania held at Mutukula One Stop Border Post Uganda side. Last month, Ugandan traders at Mutukula border demonstrated over a restriction imposed by Tanzania on Uganda’s dry products intended...
26Dec 2018
Lucas Liganga
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“We know big countries like China have global responsibility. We would like to talk with the US to lessen the trade tensions. We have made candid efforts to try to resolve the concerns with the US,”...
26Dec 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
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In the rush from one store to the next, it’s easy to become distracted, frantically opening emails from your smartphone, searching for that last-minute deal from your favourite store. Many shoppers...
26Dec 2018
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So now attention turns to the economy, which is struggling. While Zimbabwe grapples with this Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania are loudly objecting to America's forcing Africans to wear hand-me-downs,...
26Dec 2018
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Occupancy slumped by 16.7 per cent to 53.2 per cent in November, while the average daily rate (ADR) dropped by 1.8 per cent, according to global hospitality research firm STR. "According to the...

Zanzibar spent most of its foreign exchange on intermediate goods whose import bill during the year ending October 2018 was $100.9 million with oil imports contributing most of the procurement after increasing by 37.6 per cent to $67.6 million. File photo

26Dec 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
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• The Current account balance recorded a deficit of $24.7 million in the year ending October 2018 compared to a surplus of $25.2 million in the corresponding period in 2017, mainly on account of increase in imports coupled with decline in official current
According to the November 2018 Monthly Economic Review (MER), the deterioration of the current account in the isles’ balance of payment was triggered by two factors. The major factor behind the...
26Dec 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
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Mafumbo is one of millions of Tanzania cassava farmers who in 2018 lost their entire crop to two viruses for which there is neither cure nor vaccine. These viruses, and efforts to combat them...

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