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[Tanzania] TPB Bank Profit rises 30% in 2016
19-04-2017 | 10:29:00
TPB Bank has posted a profit increase by slightly over 30 per cent to cement its bid to list at Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) main market.
Tanzania sees 47% of GDP growth through Mobile Money Revolution
18-04-2017 | 11:03:58
When Vodacom introduced the mobile money transfer service, M-Pesa, in 2008 financial inclusion in the country was below 16 per cent.
[Tanzania] Tigo launches first of its kind call center
12-04-2017 | 13:22:00
Tanzania’s leading Digital Lifestyle company Tigo has announced the opening of a new state of the art Call Centre, the first of its kind in the country.
$13 million fund targets 15,000 Nigeria and Tanzania youth with agrifood employment
11-04-2017 | 07:41:00
A five-year, $13 million collaboration between Michigan State University and The MasterCard Foundation will help 15,000 young people access employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in the fast-growing horticulture, aquaculture, poultry, cassava and oilseed sectors in Tanzania and Nigeria.
Cross border trade between EAC member states and DR Congo eased with new agreement
10-04-2017 | 07:34:23
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to facilitate projects that will improve cross border trade and enhance trade links between the country and East Africa Community member states.
Tanzania to unlock potential of natural gas resources with $29.8 million AfDB loan
06-04-2017 | 08:01:32
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a U$29.8 Million loan to Tanzania to help the country mobilize domestic resources and unlock the potential of its natural gas resources through leveraging domestic markets and local content initiatives.
[Tanzania] Halotel inks money transfer deal with NMB
05-04-2017 | 12:44:00
Halotel has partnered with NMB to allow five Million Halotel and NMB customers enjoy cash deposit and withdraw services from HaloPesa.
[Tanzania] Acacia Mining, Endeavour Mining merger talks halted
27-03-2017 | 11:00:00
ACACIA Mining, the largest mining firm in the country, has dumped a 3.0billion pound bid to acquire Canada’s Endeavour Mining.
[Tanzania] Tigo in continued mobile birth registration support
24-03-2017 | 13:36:00
Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company, Tigo has continued to support the Tanzania government’s under-five birth registration initiative through an innovative mobile application that is massively accelerating provisioning of birth certificates for children under the age of five.
[Tanzania] National Microfinance bank launches interbank money transfer service to improve customer convenience
23-03-2017 | 06:34:00
The National Microfinance bank (NMB) has launched a new service dubbed Mobile Tanzania Interbank Mobile System (TISS) that allows customers to transfer up to $1300 from one bank to another.
D.light reaches over 4800 off grid households with Pay-Go- Solar home system in six months
21-03-2017 | 11:38:41
With 120,000 units sold, almost all within the first six months of its October 2016 global launch, d.light's D30 Pay-Go solar home system is proving to be the fastest pay-as-you-go off-grid solar product to reach scale.
[Tanzania] Precision Air resumes flights to Uganda
14-03-2017 | 10:20:00
Tanzania’s privately-owned airline Precision Air Services Plc on Tuesday announced to relaunch flights to Uganda through Entebbe International Airport.
Mergers and Acquisitions action shifts from West to East Africa, report
13-03-2017 | 16:06:00
Despite market deal volumes being down by nearly a third for Africa Mergers and Acquisitions, M&A in 2016, international law firm Clifford Chance saw an increase in M&A instructions in Africa in the same period.
Tigo Tanzania awards $40,000 to support projects run by local social entrepreneurs
13-03-2017 | 08:24:41
Tigo Tanzania, in partnership with a non-profit organization, Reach for Change, has given an award of $20,000 each to two winners of the 5th edition of the Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition.
Ciru Miring’u appointed head of East Africa operations at Nestlé
10-03-2017 | 08:19:24
Nestlé has announced the appointment of Kenyan, Ciru Miring’u as head of the company’s operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. Ciru becomes the first local manager to head the East African cluster of the Swiss based world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company.
[Tanzania] NMB to digitize agricultural sector with the Mastercard eKilimo mobile solution
09-03-2017 | 12:22:00
National Microfinance Bank Pic (NMB) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Mastercard to ensure the digitization of the agricultural sector in Tanzania with the rollout of eKilimo, a mobile solution developed by the Mastercard Lab for Financial Inclusion.
East Africa Business Council endorses Africa’s first ever cross cultural summit for CEOs
07-03-2017 | 06:45:00
The East Africa Business Council, the region’s umbrella body for the business community, has endorsed the premier summit in Africa targeting CEOs, Managing Directors and heads of public institutions in East Africa.
Tanzania bans export of raw minerals
06-03-2017 | 07:09:51
Tanzania has banned the export of mineral concentrates and ores for metallic minerals such as gold, copper, nickel and silver with a view to promoting value addition in the country in line with the Mineral Policy of 2009 and Mining Act of 2010.
WorldRemit forays into Tanzanian market
02-03-2017 | 14:05:35
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has set up shop in Tanzania as it seeks to tap into the the growing demand for instant remittances to the country from over 4 million expatriates living abroad.
[Tanzania] Eight cities get World Bank support to scale-up and modernize infrastructure
02-03-2017 | 10:38:41
Residents of eight rapidly urbanizing cities in Tanzania will benefit from funding to scale up infrastructure investments and promote growth, the World Bank Group announced today.
[Tanzania] Seven cities get support to scale up and modernize infrastructure
01-03-2017 | 07:04:25
Residents of seven rapidly urbanizing cities in Tanzania will benefit from funding to scale up infrastructure investments and promote growth, the World Bank Group has announced.
Agence Française de Développement launches Green Finance label in Tanzania
28-02-2017 | 10:23:03
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) has launched its green finance label SUNREF in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. In partnership with Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI), it hosted over 70 key energy players at the inaugural SUNREF East Africa launch in Dar-es-Salaam.
Microsoft East Africa and Liquid Telecom partner to accelerate cloud adoption in Africa
21-02-2017 | 10:24:21
Microsoft East Africa and pan-African data, voice and IP provider Liquid Telecom have announced a new partnership to develop the access and use of cloud services across the continent.
DHL Express makes global online shopping easier with On Demand Delivery in Sub Saharan Africa
21-02-2017 | 10:10:00
DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced the launch of On Demand Delivery for the Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) region.
[Tanzania] Equity Bank deepens forays in East Africa with Zanzibar branch
21-02-2017 | 06:39:00
Equity Bank Tanzania, a scion of Kenyan lender Equity Group has unveiled its new Zanzibar branch bringing the number of branches under Equity Tanzania to 14.
[Kenya] Hashi Energy to sell its Tanzania retail business to Lake Oil Limited
21-02-2017 | 06:33:00
Oil marketing company Hashi Energy has announced plans to offload its petrol stations in Tanzania to Lake Oil Limited after a nod from the Competition Authority of Kenya.
[Tanzania] Vodacom in new strategy to grow mobile money customer base
20-02-2017 | 15:40:27
Tanzania’s telecommunication company Vodacom is looking at growing retailers numbers in its mobile payment platform as it sets out to use its market influence to lead the charge towards a cashless society.
WorldRemit sees huge growth in money transfers to Tanzania
20-02-2017 | 09:45:00
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit is consolidating its rapid expansion into Tanzania, supporting the growing demand for instant remittances to the country from over 4 million expatriates living abroad.
[Tanzania] Tigo launches data and voice bundle combo
17-02-2017 | 13:32:00
Following the launch of “Megamix” - the first ever Data bundle with Free Minutes and SMS, in October 2016, Tigo Tanzania launched another data and voice bundle combo.
East African youth embrace agriculture as a side hustle, survey
16-02-2017 | 12:58:00
Millennials in East Africa are turning to Agriculture as a side business, a majority have attempted to turn their side hustle into their main focus borrowing starting capital from banks and relatives.
Drought pushing food prices up in East Africa, FAO
15-02-2017 | 06:13:00
Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a heavy burden to households and special risks for pastoralists in the region.
Kingdom Leadership Network Tanzania partners with Bill Winston Ministries to organize business summit
13-02-2017 | 14:42:02
The Kingdom Leadership Network Tanzania (KLTN) in partnership with US based Bill Winston Ministries plans a three-day economic summit in Dar es Salaam next month to promote business and good leadership in the country.
Turkish based Mota-Engil to build Tanzania’s $1 billion rail system
08-02-2017 | 12:04:00
Tanzania has picked Turkish construction company YapiMerkezi and Portuguese building firm Mota-Engil to build a railway at a cost of more than $1.1 billion to connect the East African country with landlocked neighbours.
Air Tanzania bets on electronic ticketing system to improve customers’ convenience
06-02-2017 | 08:35:00
Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) has announced that it is set to unveil an electronic ticket booking system in a bid to improve customers’ convenience.