Magufuli blocks IMF’s economy report


The John Magufuli government declined to authorize publication of IMF’s report of Tanzania’s economy as it may have significant implications for foreign investment as well as aid flows. International Monetary Fund is authorized under Article IV of its Articles of Agreement to inspect economic, financial and exchange-rate policies of member countries for the purpose of smooth-running international monetary system. The ...

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Tanzania to curb illegal substandard products


Imports of substandard products will not be allowed to be imported in Tanzania henceforth through illegal ports in the Isles. A joint strategy was launched Thursday by the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) with Zanzibar Bureau of Standards. According to TBS Acting Head for Quality Management Department, Lazaro Msasalaga, the newly established quality regulator of the Isles has been regularly ...

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Petroleum prices up in Tanzania

Petroleum prices

Petroleum price has gone up by about 2.5 percent this month due to surge in price of fuel in the international market, but there will be exception in those regions which receive fuel consignments from Tanga and Mtwara port. Published statement revealed in Dar es Salaam petroleum will be retailed at 2,147/- a lire while diesel at 2,192/-. The statement ...

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The Thursday livestock market in Zaachila, Mexico

Thursday livestock market in Zaachila

Although the main tianguis, with its many colorful awning-covered food stalls and shops, is open most of the day, the livestock market takes place during the morning only. Tourists should plan accordingly, and schedule their visit to the livestock market before moving on to the main outdoor shops. A right turn as one enters the town leads directly to the ...

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Top 4 Tips on How to Run a Successful Restaurant

restaurant Top 4 Tips on How to Run a Successful Restaurant

Running a restaurant is not an easy task. After all, it is an industry that is not only life with competition but also challenges in finding new and innovative ways to stay relevant and attract more customers. As difficult as this might appear to be, however, it is not impossible for both aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners to find success. ...

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Companies soon to start graphite mining in Ruangwa

graphite mining

The Ruangwa District would soon graphite mines. Two companies are preparing construction and Regional Commissioner Godfrey Zambi said mining would start at any time in 2019. website reveals the area is exclusively composed of the element of carbon. Graphite is mostly used for parts of pencils, planes, brake linings, lubricants, foundry facings and phone batteries. Tanzania Mining Commission Executive ...

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Temeke municipality to tax holding parties, functions

Temeke municipality

Starting February 1 birthday, wedding and other parties or functions would be levied Sh50,000 in Temeke Municipality area. Speaking to the media the residents said such move of the government would worsen standard of living of people in the district. Municipality executive director (Ded), Rugambwa Banyikila, signed a public notice mentioning people will be taxed for holding functions and parties ...

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