A commercial motorcyclist is carrying passengers as he proceeds to an unknown destination as captured by our photographer in Dar es Salaam recently. The bodaboda business is levying a cruel tax on people’s lives – killing and maiming many while scores of others are maimed and left with permanent disabilities. The toll has also extended to families with increase of widows, orphans and dependants, overwhelmed health facilities and above all poverty.
National Microfinance Bank Plc (NMB) and the Medical Credit Fund, part of the PharmAccess Group, sign a partnership agreement to boost healthcare quality in Tanzania on April 14, 2016. NMB and MCF will provide private hospitals, health centres, and medical services providers with affordable loans of up to USD1m, enabling them to expand and improve the quality of their services.
A farmer checks the ripeness of green grapes at a village farm in Dodoma Region. More wine firms are increasingly taking into contract farming in the region, a move which farmers claim, has tremendously improved cultivation of the crop and the tillers’ welfare.