Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) will kick-start the positioning and marketing of Tanzania as Business and Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibition/Events (MICE) Tourism destination starting this month.
Industry Tourism

Tanzania taps into meetings and conference tourism money

Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) will kick-start the positioning and marketing of Tanzania as Business and Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibition/Events (MICE) Tourism destination starting this month. The entity has collaborated with Africa Tourism Partners (ATP) to up-skill travel and tourism professionals in Tanzania running a business and MICE Tourism. Prospective participants include professionals, executives and […]

Despite being only a decade old as an industry, impact investing globally has shown impressive growth and obtained mainstream acceptance.
Africa Industry Insights

Credibility of Private Equity impact investing in Africa

Despite being only a decade old as an industry, impact investing globally has shown impressive growth and obtained mainstream acceptance. However, there are some credibility concerns, particularly in Africa, that can be addressed with clear industry guidelines. This could help to accelerate the allocation of investors’ capital into impact investments. Essentially, impact investing is where […]

RAWBANK, the only Congolese bank to have been selected as a founding member of the China Africa cooperation, has assumed its leading role in the Congolese banking sector alongside international and African banks.
Africa Industry

Congolese Bank Signs the China-Africa Inter Bank Establishment Agreement

RAWBANK, the only Congolese bank to have been selected as a founding member of the China Africa cooperation, has assumed its leading role in the Congolese banking sector alongside international and African banks. This agreement marks the official establishment of the first China-Africa financial cooperation multilateral mechanism. Based on the presentation by H.E Xi Jinping, […]

Phanes Group, an international end-to-end solar provider headquartered in Dubai, UAE, has announced the 2nd edition of its Solar Incubator program, aimed
Africa Industry Resources

Solar Power Projects with substance to be rewarded in Kigali

Phanes Group, an international end-to-end solar provider headquartered in Dubai, UAE, has announced the 2nd edition of its Solar Incubator program, aimed at identifying PV projects of potential in sub-Saharan Africa by providing support to funding, and commercial and technical knowledge. The initiative held under the theme, “Your Project, Our Expertise, For a Sustainable Future”, […]

Markets

Tigo Tanzania gets global mobile money certification

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania– Tigo Tanzania’s mobile financial services business, Tigo Pesa has received the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, recognizing Tigo’s ability to deliver safe, transparent, reliable and more resilient services that promote consumer rights and prevent malicious transactions. Tigo Pesa is amongst the first mobile financial services providers around the globe to be certified […]

Agribusiness

Tanzania biotech debate heats up

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – The government has been advised to play its part by creating conducive environment so as to enable local researchers to do their job on the merit and shortcoming of biotech crops. The adoption of biotech crops has been a contentious debate in Tanzania. Scientists say the technology has no health […]

Tourism

Marriott to take over Protea hotels

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – Marriott International, Inc.  and South Africa’s Protea Hospitality Holdings last week announced a tentative  deal in which the US-based chain is to buy Protea’s three brands and management company.  The deal is expected to be closed by April 1, 2014.   According to a statement availed to East African Business […]