How Uganda Oil Firms Plan to Raise U.S.$3.5 Billion for Pipeline
[Monitor] Kampala -Just days after signing with the Tanzanian government a landmark agreement for construction of the Hoima-to-Tanga oil pipeline, Ugandan officials are scratching their heads on how to raise the country's chunk to the $3.5b (approx.Shs12trillion) kitty required for the capital development.
Oil Pipeline Deal Unlocks More Funding Options
[East African] The pipeline that will take crude oil from Uganda to export markets has moved closer to financial closure after the waiver of taxes on the product by Tanzania paved the way for the signing of a bilateral agreement between the two countries.
Uganda, Tanzania Ink U.S.$3.6 Billion Oil Pipeline Agreement
[East African] Uganda and Tanzania have signed a framework agreement on their proposed $3.55 billion crude export pipeline, a key milestone for the project.
Diamond to Attend Zari's Ex-Hubby's Burial
[Nation] Tanzanian artiste Diamond Platinumz says he considered cancelling his show in Nairobi this weekend owing to the sudden death of his wife Zari ' s ex-husband Ivan Ssemwaga.
Museveni, Magufuli Sign Deal on Pipeline
[Observer] President Museveni and Tanzania's John Pombe Magufuli at the weekend signed a pact, which, among other things, waives taxes on materials to be used in the construction of the crude oil pipeline from Hoima district to Tanga port.
Ban On Plastic Bags Hailed
[Daily News] THE Royal Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania, Hanne-Marie Kaarstad, has commended the government's decision to ban plastic bags.
Acacia Mining Shares Dive After Magufuli's Mineral Sands Report
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The price per share of Acacia Mining plunged further yesterday as investors continued with their wait-and-see approach in the wake of the company's future in the country following disclosure that it has been understating the value of minerals within the exported concentrates.
Coat of Arms Creator Seriously Ill At Muhimbili Hospital
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mr Franaic Maige, 83, who designed the coat of arms in the 1960s, is fighting for his life at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH).
Boda Boda Makes It Into Oxford Dictionary
[Observer] Boda boda is one of the latest additions to the 9th edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner's dictionary. The new words added to the latest edition, published by the Oxford University Press (OUP), were drawn from local dialects in the East African region.
Ruling Party Speaks Out On Coast Region Killings
[Daily News] The ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has requested the government to invest more and improve security in Coast Region.
Puzzle Begins to Unravel Over Mineral Thefts
[Daily News] A day after President John Magufuli ordered security organs to investigate parties involved in the mineral sand saga, the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) and the Police are already on their toes implementing the directive.
Training Centre to Boost Energy Access in Rural Areas
[Daily News] IN a bid to boost energy access in rural Tanzania, the government of the Republic of Korea, yesterday, revealed plans to open a training centre for renewable energy technology in Arusha Region.
Msuva, Chirwa Banned for Assaulting Referee
[Daily News] MAINLAND Premier League 2016/17 top scorer Simon Msuva is among three Young Africans players banned from the league by the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Disciplinary Committee, for assaulting a match official.
Cargo At Dar es Salaam Port Predicted to Increase
[Daily News] A city based transporter predicts an increase of cargo traffic volume at the Dar es Salaam port thanks to improved efficiency and upgrading of infrastructure that has raised its competitive edge.
A Reflection On the 'Silk Road' Economic Summit in Beijing
[Daily News] Those following the news on global television networks here -most likely- may have come across reports of a well-attended summit of global leaders meeting in Beijing a fortnight ago. I, for one, was particularly intrigued both by the theme of the summit and the fact that I was coming across the existence of such a gathering for the first time named 'Silk Road'.
Taifa Stars Need to Step Up Preps for AFCON, COSAFA Campaigns
[Daily News] AS the country's attention was for the past few days directed towards the Under- 17 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, where Serengeti Boys bowed out gallantly, the focus will now switch to the national senior side, Taifa Stars.
A Hero, Who Saved Nine Children From Drowning Honoured
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A sixteen year old boy, Tisekwa Gamungu, who rescued nine pupils after a dhow capsized in Lake Victoria on Wednesday, will be honoured by the Suleiman Kova Foundation.
The Myth of 'Strongest' Economies
[Citizen] Economists use the gross domestic product (GDP) to rate prosperity - in other words, to decide whether a country is rich or poor. In principle, measuring economic activity to determine a nation's ability to invest in infrastructure, education or health makes sense.
Innovators Set to Discuss Solutions to Smart City Plans
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Several innovators are converging in Dar es Salaam today to discuss issues pertaining to ways of supporting the creation of smart cities in the country, organisers said yesterday.
How Modern Gadgets Are Changing Humans Into Zombies
[Citizen] I was working with a colleague who moaned he was trying to get information on how to massage his sick, old uncle.