Articles By: Panos

Business leader perceptions of the investment climate in Tanzania – 2011

The fourth annual report of a survey of business leaders in Tanzania prepared to highlightpriorities for action to improve the business enabling environment, reveals that the factors that make it difficult for businesses to geton with running and growing their business, in order, are: Power‚ § Roads‚ § Corruption‚ § Water. Power is consistently the biggest problem with roads regularly […]

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Private sector in Zanzibar seek business friendly power tariffs, more reliable services

August 8 2012: Zanzibar private sector has decried increased power tariffs, over 50 percent higher than in Tanzania Mainland and all in face of unreliable supply due to obsolete infrastructure.In a private-public sector dialogue led by Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ZNCCIA), it has emerged that high cost of power and lack of its reliability is a […]

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Tanzania Business Environment as an elephant but. …………..

Watch: The Elephant, representing Tanzania business environment, is full of talent, action and potential. The better the business environment, the harder she dances. She is always so eager to dance and forgetful of challenges facing her dance performance. Until the chain on its left foot frustrates the whole performance. The chain represents policies, laws and other factors affecting Tanzania\’s business […]

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The East African integration model needs to be implemented pragmatically

By Dr. Eve HawaSinare; The Treaty establishing the East African Community was signed on 30 November 1999 and entered into force on 7 July 2000. It has been amended twice on 14 December 2006 and 20 August 2007 to admit Rwanda and Burundi. The objective of the Community is to establish a Customs Union, Common Market and subsequently a Monetary […]

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We want Tanzania to be Malaria free- Stanbic Bank Managing Director Bashir Awale

JOHANNESBURG: The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named the United Against Malaria (UAM) campaign as an official social program of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations. Highlighted at the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2013 playoff draw in Johannesburg recently, in conjunction with the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the South African Football Association (SAFA), the role of […]

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Small miners to government: please address our concerns

Dar es Salaam: Tanzania Women Miners Association (TAWOMA) has urged the Minister of Minerals and Energy Prof Sospeter Muhongo not to waver in addressing the concerns of small miners, who feel sidelined for a long time in favour of big miners. “We are happy the new minister has started very well. Taking the initiative to call representatives of small miners […]

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New report highlights barrier to business in Tanzania

BY CTI executive director, Christine Kilindu, on behalf of CTI, Vibindo Society and TCT, FRIDAY, 6TH JULY 2012, Dar es Salaam 1. Introduction The Confederation of Tanzania Industries, the Voice of Industry, is a private sector association whose main objective is to advocate for an enabling business climate within which Tanzania’s businesses can become competitive. Competitive businesses are key to […]

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Precision Air resumes its flights to Arusha, adjusts Joburg departure

Dar es Salaam – July 2nd, 2012. Precision Air-Tanzania’s leading airline has resumed its flights to Arusha, from 1st July 2012 after suspending them early last year to allow maintenance of the Arusha airport, which included tarmac of part of the run way. Speaking in Dar es Salaam, Precision Air’s Commercial Director Patrick Ndekana said that the airline was happy […]

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DR EveHawaSinare appointed board member of America based World Services Group (WSG)

A Tanzanian has bagged a top appointment as a board member of the international Board of the World Services Group (WSG) based in Texas USA. Dr. Eve HawaSinare will be representing theAfrica and Middle East Region.WSG ranks as one of the largest global proffesional membership Associations in the world. The appointment is for 4 years, effective from June 2012 entailing […]

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The Africa CEO Forum launched at the AfDB Annual Meetings in Arusha

ARUSHA, Tanzania, June 7, 2012/ — The Africa CEO forum (ACF) was officially launched by Tim Turner, AfDB private sector operations Director, and Amir Ben Yahmed, Vice President of Groupe Jeune Afrique and founder and executive producer of the event, at the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) in Arusha, Tanzania. The Africa CEO Forum is the […]

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