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CAPTION: Women trained in using new storage technologies show off metal grain storage silos in Mnenia, Tanzania, June 7, 2018. PHOTO/NOOR KHAMIS/UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH

16Sep 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
As Africa’s population rises and climate change threatens more harvests, simple efforts to protect what is harvested could play a key role in staving off hunger on the continent, they said....

National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai.

12Sep 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
Like elsewhere in the world, a revolution is quietly underway in Tanzania’s politics, and it is increasingly being fought on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, WhatsApp, Telegram and other...

PRESIDENT John Magufuli.

12Sep 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
IMPERIALISTS 'They've taken all the gas because they were involved in its discovery. , That's why the Mtwara-Dar es Salaam natural gas pipeline is being used at only 30 per cent capacity., These are the tricks being played by people who want to colonise us economically.'
The president said the government has been forced to start implementing the massive projects using its own resources by boosting revenue collection and tightening fiscal discipline.The internal...
05Sep 2018
Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala
Financial Times
LOPSIDED Some analysts warn that the concentration of banking activity in just a handful of institutions could lead to a collusive arrangement where the largest banks set lending and savings interest rates
The ‘Big Six’ - CRDB Bank Plc, NMB Bank Plc, the National Bank of Commerce (NBC), Standard Chartered Bank, Stanbic Bank and Exim Bank - also control the lion’s share of customer...
05Sep 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
By Benazir Mohammed and Winnie HenryIf the trade war between the US and China escalates into a full-blown crisis, analysts warn that this could well result into a glocal economic recession. In which...
05Sep 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
President Xi Jinping pledged $60 billion to African nations at Monday’s opening of a China-Africa forum on cooperation, matching the size of funds offered at the last summit in Johannesburg in...

NDIMBUMI MSONGOLE, Communications Specialist at Digital Opportunity Trust Tanzania (DOT.

05Sep 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
NDIMBUMI MSONGOLE, Communications Specialist at Digital Opportunity Trust Tanzania (DOT), a youth-led network of social innovators, spoke to the Financial Times about the growth of the digitech...

PRESIDENT John Magufuli.

05Sep 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
No reason was given for the dismissal, but the move comes just two months after the president said work permits were being issued to undeserving foreigners without due process being followed.A...

Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Philip Mpango.

29Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
BOMBSHELL An extraordinary tax row exposes underlying friction between top officials in President John Magufuli’s government
In a rare public outburst, Mpango roundly criticised Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda for trying to get a shipment of 20 containers of furniture cleared at the Dar es Salaam port...

Traders from Africa buying goods in Xiaobei, China.

29Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
Not far from them, in an adjacent street, another group of Africans—three women and a man holding a child in his arms—huddle around bales of merchandise. As the sun slowly sets, the town...

Deo Mwanyika.

29Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
Mwanyika, who was for many years regarded as the face of the mining giant in Tanzania, has not been seen at Acacia's offices for several months since the emergence of a major tax dispute between...

Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated his commitment to the project during the 10th BRICS Summit held in South Africa in late July 2018. File photo

25Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
His historic missions enabled China to make contact with the outposts of Hellenic civilisation established by Alexander the Great.These efforts enabled Emperor’s Han dynasty to develop...

Avit Riwa.

25Aug 2018
Avit Riwa
Financial Times
With more and more multinational enterprises (MNEs) becoming more flexible at placing their enterprises and/or business activities anywhere in the world, transfer pricing is now the in-thing as the...

The revolution in flexible workplaces gives rise to innovations. File photo

25Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
This is the way markets function, but it is essential that both as an industry and as a government, there is an environment which supports and promotes workplaces and the customers they serve. When...

 The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children. Ummy Mwalimu. PHOTO/FILE

25Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
She delivered the speech at a symposium during a high-level meeting on China-Africa health cooperation, which took place between Aug. 17 and Aug. 19 in Beijing.Mwalimu said that pharmaceutical...

US Army Staff Sgt. David Marcet, with the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, provides guidance during a practical exercise in ground reconnaissance for Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority game wardens in Ngwala, Songwe Region, recently. PHOTO/US Navy

22Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
The soldiers, with the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, attached to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, conducted training in countering illicit trafficking for Tanzania Wildlife Management...

The UK's International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt, with Lt Col Peter Kemp of the British Royal Marines during her visit to the Msasani Bay in Dar es Salaam this month to inspect an anti-drugs operation. PHOTO/AGENCIES

22Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
British border agents and the Royal Marines said they have stopped millions of pounds worth of heroin trade across the Indian Ocean from Tanzania, according to latest media reports from the UK.Rogers...

BRELA acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Emmanuel Kakwezi.

22Aug 2018
Mtapa Wilson
Financial Times
BRELA acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Emmanuel Kakwezi said people seeking to register a business name or company can now do that in just a matter of 2 hours through anew online platform.The...

Canadian high commissioner to Tanzania, Andrew McAlister.

22Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
to help it wrestle away from Barrick Gold Corporation a lucrative mining project in the country that has been hailed as one of the biggest nickel-cobalt deposits in the world.The move comes after the...
22Aug 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
HEAVY JOB CUTS – The giant telecoms firm has slashed 40 per cent of its workforce over the past year as it continues to rely on capital injection from its majority shareholder to remain afloat
The company’s financial results for calendar year 2017 painted a gloomy picture, with accumulated losses rising to 967.8 billion/-, up from 857.9 billion/- a year ago.Airtel Tanzania's...

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