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 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

Tanzania: Tanzanians celebrate 15th anniversary of Nyerere’s passing

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzanians were on public holiday Tuesday to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the passing of the East African nation’s founding father, Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere. Since 1999 when Nyerere died aged 77 at Saint … Read More

Tanzania: National debt burden bulges to over US$14b

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzania’s external debt stock swelled to over US$14 billion at the end of June 2014, on account of new disbursements and accumulation of interest arrears, the central bank said in a new report released … Read More

Tanzania: Tanzania’s Diaspora return to roots

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Thousands of Tanzanians from the Diaspora will hold their first-ever conference in Tanzania on August 14-15, 2014 with the aim of establishing an inclusive agenda for their participation in the country’s development. Put together by the … Read More

Tanzania: Mobile phone networks promote mobile money payments among customers

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Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Mobile phone networks — Tigo, Airtel and Zantel — signed this week a pioneering agreement to allow their customers in Tanzania to send money to each other whether using Tigo Pesa, Airtel Money or … Read More

Tanzania: Central Corridor to facilitate transport in Eastern, Central Africa

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Growth of landlocked countries depends on the growth and ability of adjacent coastal countries to put in place infrastructure for trade facilitation as a prerequisite for development, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete said in Dar … Read More