Tanzania to Install 300 Solar Mini-Grids by 2022

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Jumeme Rural Power Supply Ltd will soon build up two solar facilities 1 MW PV mini-grids in the country as a part of its Micro Power Economy. A tender has been issued mentioning the grids are to be located in Sumbawanga town, Rukwa Region, and Mpanda town, Katavi Region Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) will be financing the projects and ...

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Tanesco To Pay $148m To Standard Chartered Losing Appeal In Contract Breach


Standard Chartered Bank won its appeal against Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) over a breach of power contract and the country now is directed by Washington-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes to pay $148.4 million. The appeal was first made in 2001 citing a power purchase agreement was made between Tanesco and Independent Power Tanzania Ltd (IPTL) in ...

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Standard Chartered Top Boss To Visit Tanzania To Enhance Business

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Standard Chartered Bank’s Group CEO will be on a visit to Tanzania to see progress of the bank’s offices in the country and meet stakeholders to explore further ways of enhancing businesses. A statement released by the Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania Limited reveals Bill Winters’ tour to the country is part of his regular visits in the region and he ...

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Precision Air airlines’ Loyal Customers Going To Enjoy Discounted Rates.

Tanzania carrier Precision Air has signed a partnership deal with two hotels that will see the airlines’ loyal customers enjoy discounted rates. The deal will see the airline’s frequent flyers enjoy a 20 per cent discount at the Akemi Restaurant and Southern Sun Hotel Dar es Salaam through its program ‘PAA ROYAL.’ Hillary Mremi, Precision Air’s marketing manager, said the ...

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Houses Cater To Jewish tourists, businessmen, aid workers To Get Opened In Tanzania

Chabad announced the opening of two Jewish centers in Africa, on the island of Zanzibar off Tanzania’s coast on the continent’s east and in Cote d’Ivoire. In Zanzibar, a predominantly Muslim former sultanate that used to have major roles in the slave trade and the international spice industry, Rabbi Shneor Shmulevitz and his wife, Mushka, set up shop earlier this ...

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Air Tanzania Ready To Fly Again To Entebbe-Uganda and Bujumbura- Burundi routes

AIR Tanzania is expected to resume passenger flights to Entebbe-Uganda and Bujumbura- Burundi routes on Sunday and Tuesday next week, respectively. The Company’s Chief Executive Officer Mr Ladislaus Matindi said in a statement issued in Dar es Salaam yesterday that ATCL will be providing four frequencies per week to Entebbe namely on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday connecting passengers from ...

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Four Months After Her Appointment,Sylvia Mulinge Yet To Join Due To Work Permit

Vodacom Tanzania’s new managing director Sylvia Mulinge is yet to take up her new position, four months after her appointment, as the firm awaits a work permit from the Immigration Department. The telco, which is Tanzania’s largest wireless telecommunications network, says it applied for the document on May 23, and is still awaiting a response.But, the firm is still confident ...

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