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‘Mobile phones have shown they can be an effective channel through which basic financial services can be provided’

With the recent launch of M-Pawa by Vodacom and CBA, the landscape of the Tanzanian banking sector seems like it is going to change More...

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Africa needs solutions as its sovereign external debt position has been rising faster than its GDP and the repayment period is fast approaching.

By Angela Collings Rising levels of government debt in African countries are a source of concern—in the past four years, the continent’s More...

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President Magufuli’s proposed VAT on tourism and transit cargo could educate children

By Gwyneth Rose With a 17% contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) and about 25% contribution to foreign exchange earnings, the More...

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Primary Health Care: The First Step Toward Stronger Health Systems

By John Dramani Mahama, President of Ghana The Ebola crisis laid bare major gaps in the world’s ability to deliver life-saving health More...

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Mobile Money Could Be Better Protected and Supervised to Foster Financial Inclusion in Tanzania

In approximately five years, Tanzania has witnessed an unprecedented uptake of mobile financial services (MFS). In 2008, less than More...

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Agriculture in Tanzania: New avenues for large and small farmers to make money

By Patrick Rwehumbiza Riding on the quick success of an out growers’ rice scheme in the Southern Islands of Morogoro region, Tanzania More...

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Transforming Tanzania’s agribusinesses through the southern corridor

When the 2015 rice buying seasons opens in June, Peter Dotto will look back with satisfaction. For the first time in many years as More...

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How will Africa engage on implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

By Stephen Chacha The year 2015 was a watershed year in global development as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) endorsed in More...

Why the government has to confront a long standing challenge of providing clean and safe water to the majority of Tanzanians.

Access clean and safe water is still a challenge in rural and urban areas.

Access clean and safe water is still a challenge in rural and urban areas. By Orton Kiishweko I travelled to over 7 regions of this country recently and one of the most imposing More...

How partnerships doubled farmers’ produce in Mbeya region

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TR Reporter, Mbeya Dennis Mwanjelwa learnt of Mtenda Kyela Rice Supply market only a year ago but could not be any happier today. With the new season starting later in June, More...

Some farmers threatening the already water stressed Ruaha Basin

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By Orton Kiishweko Some farmers in the Rufiji basin in Tanzania are increasingly stressing the Ruaha basin, an important area of 30 districts where 70 percent of the country’s More...

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New System to Monitor Mobile Cash will provide higher revenues for the government

By Angela Collings, Writers Ink The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has announced that it will install a system to monitor earnings from all telecommunications products and services More...

Investment in Immunization Information: A Sure Shot at Impact

Nurses scan digitally the health cards of children to verify which vaccinations are needed implementing Better Immunization Data project at the Ngarenaro Health Center in Arusha. By More...

‘Mobile phones have shown they can be an effective channel through which basic financial services can be provided’

Manzi Rwegasira profile pic

With the recent launch of M-Pawa by Vodacom and CBA, the landscape of the Tanzanian banking sector seems like it is going More...

Africa needs solutions as its sovereign external debt position has been rising faster than its GDP and the repayment period is fast approaching.

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By Angela Collings Rising levels of government debt in African countries are a source of concern—in the past More...

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By Tanzania Reports Correspondent Significant onshore oil discoveries in Uganda and Kenya and offshore gas discoveries...

Graduates sponsored by Statoil at a past function Statoil to award winners of Heroes of Tomorrow competition in mid April

By Tanzania Reports correspondent Statoil will award the winner of the second season of the Heroes...

pp Tanzania hinges optimism on its ‘pipelines experience’ to get Uganda oil pipe

By Lawrence Waziri,Dar es salaam The Tanzanian government has said that it is certain that it...

Air travel to EastAfrica rises by 11.2 % in 2016

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By Tanzania Reports correspondent Analysis of International air travel to East Africa this year (January to More...

Climate change now affects peoples’ eating habbits in Rufiji, says new study

By Orton Kiishweko, Dar es salaam Climate variability has led to reduced amounts of annual rainfall, thus affecting food productivity and..

Global Fund Donors Pledge Nearly $13 Billion to Help End Epidemics

By Tanzania Reports correspondent At the launch of the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, donors pledged over US$12.9 billion for the next..

Why the government has to confront a long standing challenge of providing clean and safe water to the majority of Tanzanians.

Access clean and safe water is still a challenge in rural and urban areas.

Access clean and safe water is still a challenge in rural and urban areas. By Orton Kiishweko I travelled to More...

How partnerships doubled farmers’ produce in Mbeya region

TR Reporter, Mbeya Dennis Mwanjelwa learnt of Mtenda Kyela Rice Supply market only a year ago but could not be any..

Some farmers threatening the already water stressed Ruaha Basin

By Orton Kiishweko Some farmers in the Rufiji basin in Tanzania are increasingly stressing the Ruaha basin, an important area of..
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East African countries race to become region’s first oil exporter

By Tanzania Reports Correspondent Significant onshore oil discoveries in Uganda and Kenya and offshore gas discoveries in Tanzania and Mozambique have..
Ju;ius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es salaam

Air travel to EastAfrica rises by 11.2 % in 2016

By Tanzania Reports correspondent Analysis of International air travel to East Africa this year (January to August) by ForwardKeys, a company..
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New System to Monitor Mobile Cash will provide higher revenues for the government

By Angela Collings, Writers Ink The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has announced that it will install a system to monitor earnings..