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Copper Concentrates Export To Be Reviewed: Magufuli

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli said Sunday to be reviewing the mining contracts with foreign companies aiming to improve the documentation of copper concentrates export for the benefit of the country. A day before Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) impounded more than 260 export-bound shipping containers with the help of security agents in Dar es Salaam. All the containers were sealed with ...

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90% Tanzanian To Get Electricity Access By 2035: Government

Over the next time period of about two decades Tanzania will be in need of $46.2 billion investment to revamp the country’s energy infrastructure to comply with the growing demand for electricity. For long investors to Tanzania have complained about lack of reliable power to go ahead with businesses. The energy ministry released a master plan on Monday and said ...

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President Sacks TANESCO Head Over Power Tariff Hike

Tanzanian President John Magufuli sacked Sunday head of Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) for increasing the electricity tariff. The state-run electricity company approved power tariff hike of 8.53 percent citing losses. Sacking of managing director Felchesmi Mramba was announced by the president office in a statement saying the power tariff hike is unacceptable while the country is making plans to ...

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Magufuli, Uhuru Launches Nairobi Southern Bypass Built With China’s Support

Tanzanian and Kenyan Presidents John Magufuli and Uhuru Kenyatta respectively launched Tuesday jointly a bypass in the south of Nairobi with most of the funding coming from China. Dubbed as Nairobi southern bypass, the China Road and Bridge Corporation carried out the work and 85 percent of the funding came from China’s Exim Bank. The China Road and Bridge Corporation ...

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Magufuli Urges Improving Economic Ties In Meeting With Kenya In Nairobi

Nairobi – President John Magufuli has taken the first step to improve ties with neighboring nation Kenya. On his visit to capital Nairobi he directed the Foreign Affairs minister to ensure the Kenya-Tanzania Joint Commission for Cooperation issues are met by the year-end. The same was also directed by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to improve relations betweet the two nations ...

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Magufuli’s Visit To Kenya May Improve Ties

Tanzanian President John Magufuli will be on a visit to Kenya on Monday and Nairobi is expected to roll out the red carpet to initiate resetting relations with Dar es Salaam. It is learned the top agenda of the meet would be trade relations between two neighbors. Lately ties between the two countries have been strained due to several high-profile ...

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Magufuli Still Known Bulldozer?

Dar es Salaam – After becoming the fifth president of Tanzannia, John Magufuli has maintained his bulldozer image. During the first month six of the government officials turned late for a meeting and they were detained only to get released after six hours. In the next meeting the officials raeched two hours earlier than the scheduled time. President John Magufuli ...

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