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Mufuruki’s unfulfilled dreams amid emotional farewell in Dar es

Dar es Salaam. Members of the business community, diplomats and government officials yesterday gave an emotional farewell to the late entrepreneur and business leader Ali Mufuruki, who left three of his dreams unfulfilled. → Read More

Ex-Mwananchi Communications Limited board chair narrates Ali’s

Dar es Salaam. Former Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL) board chairperson Zuhura Muro (pictured) yesterday shared the last experiences she had with Ali Mufuruki on Saturday morning quoting him as saying “Zou, I want to die”. → Read More

Tanzania inks pact on India trade volumes

Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Dar es Salaam which is geared at boosting trade volumes between the two countries. → Read More

Tanzania Revenue Authority: e-tax stamps up collections by 34pc

Dar es Salaam. Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) says collections of excise duty and Value Added Tax (VAT) on various products have improved since the introduction of the Electronic Tax Stamp (ETS). → Read More

Jafo maintains local government elections were free and fair

The government yesterday responded to concerns voiced by the US and British embassies about last Sunday’s local government elections, saying they were conducted in line with Tanzanian laws and regulations. → Read More

Why TRA collections have shot up by 67% in four years

Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) said yesterday that its collections rose to Sh58.3 trillion during the first four financial years of Dr John Magufuli’s presidency. → Read More

Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA) set to float tender for third

Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA) will next month announce a tender for the third ground handling service provider at Dar es Salaam’s Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA). → Read More

Final hammer falls on Fastjet in new order

The final hammer may have fallen on low-cost airline, Fastjet, following appointment of a liquidator to wind up its business in Tanzania. → Read More

Tanzania government wants greater role for local banks in mega

The government said yesterday it wants greater involvement of local financial institutions in major infrastructure development projects in the country. → Read More

Manufacturing attracts bulk of investment in last four years

The manufacturing sector commanded the lion’s share of the $15.75 billion (Sh35 trillion) projects registered in the country during the first four years of President John Magufuli’s administration. → Read More

Tanzania joins global efforts to end plane engine emission

In October 2016, the General Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation passed a resolution, paving the way for the implementation of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for → Read More

TOP 100 SMES AWARDS: Make the new SMEs policy inclusive,

Dar es Salaam. Stakeholders on Friday night called for collective action in promoting the Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) including engaging the group in preparations of a new SMEs development policy. → Read More

TOP 100 SMES AWARDS: Winners share success secrets

Dar es Salaam. Mwanza Quality Wine on Friday night emerged the overall winner of the ninth edition of the Tanzania Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies Survey 2019. → Read More

TOP 100 SMES AWARDS: How Arusha’s HansPaul scored quick wins in

Dar es Salaam. In a space of a week, HansPaul, the Arusha- Headquartered Company with expertise in various manufacturing fields has scooped two awards. → Read More

SMEs appeal for interest rate caps on bank loans

In a fresh bid to lower the costs of borrowing, investors are calling for capping of interest rates for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). → Read More

Ali Mufuruki resigns from Vodacom Tanzania board chairmanship

Tanzanian businessman and board member of several organisations, Mr Ali Mufuruki, has resigned from his position as chairman of Vodacom Tanzania. → Read More

Form e-economy team, government urged

As Tanzania is slowly but surely embracing a digital-based economy, stakeholders yesterday called for policy formulation and the setting-up of a task force to facilitate the processes. → Read More

Technology is here, embrace it

Tanzania, alongside the rest of the world, is slowly but surely immersing itself in the digital technology that is bringing about drastic changes in the manner people handle their income generating activities. → Read More

Government, TPSF differ on reform document rollout plan

The government and an association of private businesses have differed on the rollout plan of the Blueprint, a document drafted to improve the ease of doing business in Tanzania. → Read More

Domestic plants process 4,000 tonnes of cashews

The government on Monday said six large and eight small-scale factories in Mtwara and Lindi Regions processed some 3,917.39 tonnes of cashew nuts from November 2018 to September this year. → Read More