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


By Angela Collings The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has announced that it will install a system to monitor earnings from all telecommunications products and services including airtime on local calls. These are currently not captured in Tanzania’s Telecommunication Traffic Monitoring System (TTMS). Telecommunications is one of the fastest growing More...

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By TR On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Kabila launches new Tanzania Ports Authority building in Dar

Tanzania Reports Reporter,DAR ES SALAAM. President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Joseph Kabila has inaugurated the new state-of-the-art Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) building in Dar es salaam on More...

By TR On Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Progress in African governance over last decade held back by deterioration in rule of law, new report says

Tanzania ranks 18th out of 54 countries in Overall Governance with a score of 56.5 out of 100. The country’s score has deteriorated by -0.6 points over the last ten years. Tanzania gained +2.1 points in the Human More...

Ju;ius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es salaam
By TR On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

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 that predicts future travel patterns by crunching and analysing 14m booking More...

Examples of drought stressed maize
By TR On Monday, September 19th, 2016

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 consequently food shortages in Rufiji, a new study has found As a result More...

By TR On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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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 three years, demonstrating fresh global commitment toward ending the More...

By TR On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Internet Society Study Points to Reasons for Slow Internet Growth in Africa

By Tanzania Reports reporter, Dar es salaam.Internet access and availability are not enough to get people online, says a new Internet Society study released today at the African Peering and Interconnection Forum More...

Dr. Modestus Kipilimba
By TR On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

President Magufuli appoints new TISS boss

By Tanzania Reports reporter President John Magufuli has appointed Dr. Modestus Kipilimba as the new Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services(TISS), says a statement from Directorate of State More...

By TR On Friday, August 19th, 2016

East African regulators need to be aligned to curb Simbox fraud

By Gwyneth Rose Simbox fraud in East Africa is rife. Fraudsters are getting away with it—using sophisticated technology—because the East African regulators under the One Network Agreement (ONA) are not aligned More...

By TR On Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Traffic monitoring systems essential for proper governance of the Tanzanian telecoms sector

By Gwyneth Rose A disciplinarian and one of the Old School who believes in integrity and moral values, Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli has earned himself credibility and acclaim, both in and outside Tanzania, More...