Eastern and Southern Africa energy talks take place in Namibia

ARUSHA, Tanzania–The Second Meeting of the Technical Steering Committee of the Project on Enhancement of a Sustainable Regional Energy Market in the Eastern Africa-Southern Africa-Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) Region takes place in Swakopmund, Namibia, 25 – 26 April 2018. The project seeks to address market governance and regulatory related challenges affecting the implementation of energy development […]


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 […]


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 […]


$48m earmarked for Tanzania roads

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -The Tanzania government has received $48 million from Japan in grants for improving road and electricity infrastructure in Dar es Salaam city. The grants will pay for the widening of the new Bagamoyo road project and reinforcement of the power distribution at a cost of $303,488. According to a statement, the […]


Bagamoyo aims for Heritage status

MWANZA, Tanzania – Tanzanian authorities are working towards including the town of Bagamoyo on the World Heritage site list. Dr. Donatius Kamamba, the Tanzania Director of Antiquities, was speaking to East African Business Week recently. The Antiquities Department submitted the application to the World Heritage Committee on February 20, 2006 with reference number 2095. If […]