Food security: Opening markets for smallholder farmers  

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A man is dying of thirst yet he is surrounded by fresh water. That is the irony of the...

Tanzania Middle Income status: Long journey to prosperity

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Five years ahead of schedule Tanzania achieved middle income status. To be exact, the World Bank changed it’s classification from ‘a...

Celebrating the Mkapa years: Tanzania remembers 

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). It is with no doubt that Tanzanians remember the period when the country rose from a state-controlled economy attached...

Tying loose ends: Tanzania sisal farming recovery program

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   Tanzania is no novice to sisal production, if anything, it is one of the world’s oldest sisal producing countries....

Value of businesses investing in community development

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). While many countries do not have standing Community Social Responsibility laws, businesses should invest in the communities that they...

Tanzania expects economic growth post covid-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). While most other East African countries are expected to fall into a recession for the remainder of the year,...

Will rise of elephant populations help revive tourism?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The elephant population in Tanzania has increased from 43,330 in 2014 to over 60,000 this year. The government attributes...

Benjamin Mkapa: Tanzania mourns development champion

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tanzania has lost a vibrant development champion, energetic politician and a great diplomat, Benjamin William Mkapa—the third President of...

Electronic stamps improving tax collection

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tanzania has introduced the use of Electronic Tax Stamps (ETS) water bottles and soft, carbonated drinks. The move is...

Banks eyeing Tanzania insurance market- The Exchange

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Tanzania insurance market is still very much untapped and even as the country achieves middle income status, much...

Tanzania halts Petra Diamonds plan to sale- The Exchange

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Trouble laden Petra Diamond is planning to sale 75 per cent stake of its Tanzanian diamond business but the...

How Tanzania marked 5.7 per cent growth Q1 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tanzania’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report on the first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) showed that the Tanzania economy...

Fish farming: A new opportunity for youth in Tanzania 

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tanzania is blessed with plenty of water bodies, from the vital Ruvu, and the Indian Ocean to the great lakes—Tanganyika...

Crude falling prices favour African importers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The falling price of crude oil spells good favour for importers in Africa. The price of crude has been...

Tanzania considers tax breaks to cushion economy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Members of Parliament in Tanzania are urging the government to consider giving tax breaks to businesses in a bid...

Will falling oil prices affect DSE trading?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Even as share values for US futures on crude oil prices hit rock bottom, spotting a worrisome negative figure...

Tanzania bidding for SGR trains- The Exchange

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Phase one of Tanzania’s Stand Gauge Railway (SGR) that extends from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro is almost complete. The...

Tanzania pockets Barrick first settlement tranche

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Barrick Gold Corporation—one of the world’s biggest gold miner, has delivered its first tranche $100 million of the $300...

Tanzania energy prospective, tough ground to break for local content

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The wheels of economy would have it that, where there is oil/gas exploration, the multiplier effect is that businesses blossom within and all along...

Crude oil pipeline project still active

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The $3.5 billion and 1,443 km crude oil pipeline project, stretching from Lake Albert in Uganda to Tanzania’s port...

Tanzania GDP could slow down to 2.5 per cent, World Bank

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). World Bank —Tanzania’s vibrant development partner has predicted a slow down of the Tanzanian real Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...

Tanzania nabs IMF $14.3 million debt relief

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a $14.3 grant under its Catastrophe Containment and Relief...

What Tanzania’s 2020/2021 budget says

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Tanzanian Minister of finance and planning, Dr Philip Mpango brought the fifth government’s revenue and expenditure estimates for...

Crude falling prices favour African importers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The falling price of crude oil spells good favour for importers in Africa. The price of crude has been...