Govt bans export of metallic mineral concentrates, ore from Tanzania | Le gouvernement tanzanien interdit l’exportation de concentrés minéraux métalliques

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Tanzania has with immediate effect banned the export of mineral concentrates and ores for metallic minerals so that stakeholders in mineral beneficiation activities within the country can carry out smelting and refining of minerals locally. All the … Read More

Tanzania and India exempt visa for diplomatic/service passport holders

Holders of diplomatic and official/service passports of Tanzania and India no longer require visa to travel to either of the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation announced in Dares Salaam. It said implementation of the … Read More

Tanzania earthquake causes death and damage

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on Saturday hit Bukoba region in Tanzania killing at least 10 people and injuring about 200. The earthquake had a depth of 10 km, covering an area of 42 kilometres north west of Bukoba, an area … Read More

Tanzania, Uganda agree to construct oil pipeline

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli and Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni  announced on Tuesday a bilateral deal to construct a 1,120-kilometre oil pipeline from northern Tanzania’s port of Tanga on the Indian Ocean to … Read More

Chinese language added to Tanzania school curriculum

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzania’s Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training has introduced a Chinese language teaching programme saying the move is aimed at meeting local market demands for innovation in science and technology. The programme … Read More

Tanzania: Telecom revenue tops US$1.3bn in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzania’s telecom market will reach US$1.3 billion in revenue this year, according to a new study released by Pyramid Research, indicating that mobile voice services will continue to be the major revenue contributor generating … Read More

Tanzania: President Magufuli swears in new Tanzanian cabinet

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli swore in on Saturday his cabinet of 15 ministers and 15 deputy ministers at a ceremony held at the State House in Dar es Salaam. The president announced the … Read More

Seven African countries among 20 most targeted worldwide by cyber-criminals

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Check Point Software Technologies has released the October 2015 statistics for its Threat Cloud World Cyber Threat Map, which found that Tanzania was the most attacked country in the world that month in cyber-crime. … Read More

Tanzanians vote for new President

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Some 23 million voters headed to the polls last Sunday as Tanzania holds what is considered to be the most keenly-contested general elections since its independence 54 years ago. The interest in the elections, … Read More