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Tanzania Offers Cheapest Data Cost In Africa: Report

A report by ICT Africa reveals Tanzania has the lowest mobile data cost in the continent. The #DataMustFall campaign has gained traction in Africa and rate for one gig in the country is at 0.89 US dollars. In South Africa it is high at 5.26 US dollars. The other markets with higher mobile data cost are Kenya, Egypt and Nigeria. ...

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Tanzania Bans Complete Plastic Bags Starting Jan 1

To make environment friendly Tanzanian government has banned use of plastic bags and issued a statement for businesses to either adopt new technologies or to shut down facilities. The total ban on plastic is to start on January 1, 2017, said the government, led by deputy Minister in the Vice President’s Office (Union Affairs and Environment) Luhaga Mpina, before Parliamentary ...

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Revenue Collection Jumps 3x With NMB Electronic System

Revenue collection has doubled or tripled in most of the district, municipal and city councils after the introduction of National Microfinance Bank (NMB) e-revenue collection system. The new system has been adopted by over 150 councils of 185 and significant changes have been noticed. NMB Chief Internal Auditor Augustino Mbogella said huge change has been seen and in some areas ...

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How Demand For Ivory Could Be Reduced Globally To Save Elephants

One elephant is lost in every fifteen minutes and data reveals their population has dropped drastically by about a third since 2007. The official figure further is shocking as in past nine years the numbers of African elephants have highly fallen. Published in August this year the Great Elephant Census discovers only 352,271 Savannah elephants across the 8 countries surveyed ...

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WHC Offering Housing At Comfortable Prices In Dodoma

Watumishi Housing Company (WHC) is learned to be constructing five hundred houses in the Tanzanian capital city Dodoma for the accommodation of public servants when offices from Dar es Salaam shifts here. According to WHC Chief Executive Officer Dr Fred Msemwa, it is a great opportunity for the company to capitalize and ensure sufficient housing units are provided for public ...

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DCB To Launch New Branch In Dodoma In November

DCB Commercial Bank is learned to be launching one more branch later this year in November in Dodoma. According to Chief Manager- Strategy and Innovation of the DCB, Samuel Dyamo, the bank has received a licence for establishing upcountry branches. Meeting social obligation the DCB donated 100 desks to Kimara B primary school to support the government in improving education ...

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Mobile Industry To Help In Economic Development: Tanzania Minister

Dar es Salaam – The government has urged mobile industry to play a major role in the economic development of Tanzania. Tanzania’s Minister of Works, Transport and Communication was speaking at the GSMA 360 Africa conference and said 18000 km of fibre-optic has been laid by the government for innovation and technology, and also for innovative solutions and services in ...

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