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Others December 24, 2014

Tanzania's principal economic indicators

Personal accounts give us a story, numbers tell the facts. These are the principal economic indicators for Tanzania.

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Manufacturing December 18, 2014

Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda

A member of the Tanzanian parliament since 2000, Mizengo Pinda has been Prime Minister of the country since 2008. Following his appointment, he declared in his first speech that he would continue to...

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Energy December 06, 2014

The Power Africa Initiative: Lighting up the darkness

U.S. President Barack Obama’s initiative aims to boost electricity capacity on the continent by 30,000 MW by 2030.

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Energy November 26, 2014

Africa's Electricity: Needs are being met with innovative new projects

A satellite image of the world at night shows a brightly lit Europe covered with starry dots and in sharp contrast, a dark, unlit Africa.

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Construction November 26, 2014

Return on Investment in Africa’s infrastructure will far outweigh costs

With poor infrastructure in Africa accounting for a two-percent loss in total GDP each year, there is now a concerted effort to get the continent’s transport networks up to speed.

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Manufacturing November 30, 2011

Calling all investors

Tanzania’s GDP has grown dramatically in recent years sparking a telecoms boom.

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Manufacturing November 30, 2011

Transport to drive economy

Banking reforms, solid macro-economic policies and significant investment from the IMF and World Bank have boosted Tanzania’s recent economic performance. In 2009-10, the country bucked global trends,...
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Energy November 30, 2011

Generation game

The energy sector offers interesting opportunities for canny investors
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Digital Transformation November 30, 2011

Connecting with the world

Information and communications technology (ICT) has grown significantly in Tanzania over the course of the past decade, as telecommunications have penetrated nearly every corner of Tanzania’s economy.
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Construction November 30, 2011

A long hard road ahead

The sheer size of the country creates challenges for Tanzanian transport
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Tourism & Culture November 30, 2011

Africa's premier travel destination

Stunning natural beauty, ongoing government investment and public-private partnerships have made Tanzanian tourism a lucrative business
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Agriculture November 30, 2011

Digging deep: Tanzania set to exploit its vast mining potential

While agriculture and tourism form the backbone of the Tanzanian economy, in recent years mining has been playing an increasingly important role.
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Agriculture November 30, 2011

Sweet success in Tanzania

Global sugar production increased by 5.5 per cent in 2010-11 to a record 167 million tonnes, and Barclays forecast a 2.1 per cent year-on-year rise in demand for sugar in 2011-12. Sugar prices have...