Kenya and Tanzania set December 2021 to pull down trade barriers

Two Eastern African countries, Kenya and Tanzania have set December 2021 to jointly resolve the major barriers affecting smooth trade between them. The decision was made by the Joint Commission on Cooperation (JCC) set up by both countries, consisting of selected officials from Kenya and Tanzania established purposely to enforce cooperation and unity. “On trade, […]

Tanzania to receive the country’s first 42 Korean electric trains by November

It has been announced that the Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) would get its first 42 electric locomotives by November of this year. In this capacity, the company will formally begin operating the stretch of the Standard Gauge Railway between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro (SGR). Dr. Leonard Chamuriho, the Minister for Works and Transport, was […]

Aliko Dangote pledges more investment in Tanzania due to conducive business environment

Nigeria’s business magnate, Aliko Dangote has expressed interest in more investment in Tanzania to create extra jobs. The billionaire equally disclosed his intention to send more investors to the East African country due to its conducive business environment. The richest blackman did not reserve his impressions on the transformation of the country during his recent […]

Tanzania’s President visits Kenya to strengthen ties and promote trade

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan arrived in Kenya on Tuesday for a two-day visit to strengthen relations between the two East African neighbors. Hassan, who became her country’s female first president following Magufuli’s unexpected death in early April, was greeted by two ministers upon her arrival in Nairobi. In a joint statement, Kenyan President Uhuru […]

Magufuli taught us that Africa can do without foreign aid – Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta who doubles as the Chairman for the East African Community (EAC), said during his tribute that, Tanzania’s late President, John Pombe Magufuli has demonstrated that, Africa has what it takes to develop without dependency on foreign aid. Kenyatta said that, “In a very short span of time, President Magufuli has shown […]

Who was John Pombe Magufuli, Tanzania’s ‘Bulldozer’?

John Pombe Magufuli, now deceased was the 5th President of the Republic of Tanzania. Before becoming President, He was nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ for driving a program to build roads across the country as the Minister for Works and also for his anti-corruption stance. Magufuli The Bulldozer shot to worldwide fame following his exemplary leadership. After […]

John Pombe Magufuli, President of Tanzania dies at age 61

The government of Tanzania has reported that President John Pombe Magufuli known popularly as ‘The Bulldozer’ has died; local media outlets have equally confirmed the incident. Bloomberg News quoted Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan, to have said on national TV that: “We have lost our courageous leader, President John Magufuli, who has died from a […]

We will protect local products in new trade agreement; Tanzania to Britain

The emergence of Brexit which saw the United Kingdom detach itself from the European Union calls for certain core adjustments to be made in terms of bilateral relationships, especially business or trade agreements between respective countries, the EU and the now independent Britain. With regards to this, the Tanzanian Government has also initiated a trade […]