In The Spotlight
FINAL investment decision on the onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Lindi Region is subject to the outcomes of negotiations between the government and investor on some legal aspects on deep sea gas exploration, Statoil Tanzania has dis-Statoil Head of Commercial department, Musa Makame unveiled this in Dar es Salaam over the weekend during a one day training to enlighten journalists on various issues concerning the oil and gas sector.
CHINA’S new ambassador to Tanzania Madam Wang Ke has commended President John Magufuli’s efforts and drive towards industrialisation and the country’s Vision 2025.
THE Eighth High-Level Meeting of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has recommended strengthening of MONUSCO Force Intervention Brigade.
THE State has auctioned 1,115 head of cattle seized for entering the country in contravention to the laws of the land.
Minister orders State-run railway authorities. . .
WORKS, Transport and Communication Minister, Prof Makame Mbarawa has ordered State-run railway authorities to keep an eye, twenty four hours, at the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) to ensure the project is executed speedily.
THOUGH the struggle for total control of the country’s national resources is far from over, Tanzanians are savouring the historic deal that the government struck with Barrick Gold Corp.
TANZANIA investment growth is expected to remain firm in 2018 and 2019 due to moderate improvements in commodity prices and reforms to tackle macroeconomic imbalances.
STRONG demand greeted the treasury bills auction sending the note to over subscription despite the fall of yield rates across all tenures. Bids worth 255.98bn/- were collected on the auction of the short-term maturities held at the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) on Wednesday, indicating high market liquidity among investors.
A SCHOOL teacher at Mtenga Secondary School in Nkasi District, Rukwa region, Leonard Mwipugi (29), has committed suicide by slitting his own throat using a double edged knife. while watching himself on huge mirror set in his bedroom.
LOCAL feminists in the agricultural sector are pushing for increased investment on small scale agriculture with more focus on women, a group which makes large part of people in the sector.
Reporter AFRICAN broadband is booming; the number of connections has passed the 200 million mark and should grow by an average of nearly 20 per cent over the next five years.
AS new businesses are created and developed, and oil-based economies work to diversify in the face of low oil prices, evidence shows that business-to-business (B2B) opportunities throughout Africa will thrive.
THE China Alumni Association of Tanzania (CAAT) was established in 2016 with the objective to foster friendly relations between Tanzania and China and provide a forum to promote professional development and socio-economic endeavours of professionals who studied, graduated and lived in China. CAAT chairperson, Dr Liggy Vumilia shared some insights of the CAAT in this exclusive interview he hosted with the ‘Sunday News.’ Excerpts…