Category: Business

ZABRON MBWAGA: The Overall  winner, The Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards 2017/8 (Tanzania)

ZABRON MBWAGA: The Overall winner, The Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards 2017/8 (Tanzania)

Mr ZABRON MBWAGA is the overall winner, the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards 2017/8 (Tanzania). About 16 entrepreneurs and one loan officer, have won Citi Micro-Entrepreneurship Awards for 2017/8 funded by Citi Foundation, as announced by Tanzania Association of Microfinance Institutions(TAMFI). The Program in Tanzania is conducted by TAMFI. Winners were named and rewarded last Friday in a colourful event attended by […]

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Study: Address constraints facing microfinance institutions licensing and re-licensing

The Workshop in Pictures Dar es Salaam, February 13.02.2018 Holistically addressing the key constraints affecting the microfinance sector will lead to greater financial inclusion across the country, a workshop organised by Tanzania Association of Microfinance Institutions (TAMFI) in Dar es Salaam has been told. The stakeholders hailed the gains in the sector especially the development of National Microfinance Policy (2017). […]

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Citibank Tanzania CEO Mr Joseph Carasso and Tanzania Association of Microfinance Institutions (TAMFI) CEO Mrs Winnie Terry, address the press at the launch of 2nd Citi Micro-entrepreneurship Awards for Tanzania. Any micro entrepreneur accessing a microfinance loan from a MFI, Commercial, Community, Microfinance Bank, SACCO or VICOBA is eligible to compete for the prize. The financial institution should review its portfolio to identify no more than two candidates who can compete for a prize pool of over TZS 70,000,000. Women, Youths & Persons with disability are highly encouraged to participate.

The 2nd Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards for Tanzania launched

DAR-ES-SALAAM, – February 2, 2018– As part of Citi’s ongoing commitment to the field of microfinance, we are pleased to announce that the Citi Foundation will continue its support the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards program again this year, highlighting the achievements of some of the most innovative micro-entrepreneurs in Tanzani a. The Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards is a signature program of the […]

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Dr. Manos Antoninis is the Director of the Global Education Monitoring Report, UNESCO

Governments need to ensure rules are followed in education

Schools are decidedly sub-standard in some places, with those in sub-Saharan Africa facing particularly strong challenges By Manos Antoninis No matter your job, you need standards to ensure that you are working to meet your objectives. Unfortunately, where education and schools are concerned, these standards sometimes do not exist. Or, more often, they are not enforced. Schools are decidedly sub-standard […]

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Digital Toolkit to Give Tanzania Smallholder Farmers Access to Finance, Farm Supplies and Training

Digital Toolkit to Give Tanzania Smallholder Farmers Access to Finance, Farm Supplies and Training

Arusha, Tanzania, 29 May 2017 – Smallholder farmers in Tanzania will soon have access to a unique digital saving plan for inputs, coupled with timely, tailored farming advice, that will help to solve several major problems confronting farmers in poor areas: access to finance, to inputs, and to agricultural training. The programme to deliver this plan was launched today by […]

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Zanzibar Government Supports Tourism Promotion in the Gulf

Zanzibar Government Supports Tourism Promotion in the Gulf

Luxury Travel Adventure Travel Safaris Holidays Family Holidays MICE As part of ongoing efforts to promote Zanzibar in the Gulf region, the Government of Zanzibar has granted funds for the Arabian Travel Market exhibition in Dubai to be held 24-27 April 2017. Zanzibar will be returning for the second time, though this time jointly with the Zanzibar Commission for Tourism […]

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AGRA: agriculture now back at the top of Africa’s development agenda

AGRA: agriculture now back at the top of Africa’s development agenda

New Report Finds Ten Years On, African Countries that Embraced Agriculture Saw Food Production, GDP and Nutrition All Improve On cusp of historic agriculture summit, analysis builds a case for betting big on African farmers while bluntly warning of many challenges that lie ahead NAIROBI, KENYA (6 September 2016)—A decade of intense domestic attention to farmers and food production has […]

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Prime Minister Hon. Kassim Majaliwa shakes hand with AGRA Coutry Head Dr Mary Mgonja (Tanzania) at Nane Nane Show in Mbeya

Tanzania: AGRA seeks more technology adoption to increase agriculture output

“Tanzania is a priority country for AGRA. Since 2006, AGRA has funded 96 grants to support agriculture valued at over USD 51m” Mbeya, August 7, 2016 The Alliance for A Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has called for greater adoption of technology in agriculture for smallholder farmers for assurance of continued national food security and surplus production for the market. […]

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Dar to become EA regional hub for commodity market

Dar to become EA regional hub for commodity market

  Tanzania Commodity Exchange (TCX) is set to make Tanzania a hub for commodity trading in East African region that will involve setting up exchange associations and fostering relationships with International agencies. Commodity Exchanges integrates functioning of several key components of agriculture trade namely farmers, traders to services like Warehouse and Warehouse receipt system. It brings in standardization of quality […]

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One -Stop Centre recommended for fire rescue services taxes

One -Stop Centre recommended for fire rescue services taxes

  BUSINESS community in the country has recommended for establishment of one-stop centre for collecting taxes related to fire and rescue services to increase compliance level and improve business environment. According to Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA), the one stop point for tax collection will greatly reduce corruption that occurs when payments are done at different points. […]

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