LIKE ISAIAH BERLIN’S hedgehogs, who knew one big thing, John Magufuli, Tanzania’s president, sees economic growth through a single prism: the state, and the state alone, delivers prosperity. Cash has been poured into Air Tanzania, the loss-making state-owned airline, which has recently bought half-a-dozen new planes, including a Boeing 787 Dreamliner
[The Herald] Tanzanian President John Magufuli yesterday extended his working visit in Zimbabwe as he held bilateral talks to deepen, promote and consolidate cooperation with his opposite number, President Mnangagwa. The extension, fairly a rarity in statecraft, came as the two leaders pledged to transfigure existing historical and political relations towards a stronger bilateral focus.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -News that Acacia Mining could exit Tanzania as early as this year has drawn mixed views from a cross section of experts, who feel the decision was likely inevitable.
[Citizen] Dodoma -The government reiterated on April 29 that it was negotiating with Kenyan authorities to stop the construction of hydroelectric dams on the Mara River.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government today has issued an advance payment amounting to $309.645 million (Sh688 billion) to Egyptian company- Arab Contractors for the construction of the 2, 115 MW Stiegler’s Gorge Hydropower project on Rufiji River.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Tanzanian government has been taken to court over the appointment of Justice Sauda Mjasiri as the judge of the East African Court of Justice (EACJ).
[Daily News] Tanzania has continued shining in various governance reports compiled by international organisations, this time again excelling in the 2019 Rule of Law Global Index.
[East African] Zanzibar is seeking amendments to the East African Community Treaty to allow it to choose its representatives to the regional assembly.
[East African] After a false start earlier in the year, Tanzania is finally implementing the East African Community Vehicle Load Control Act, 2016.
UNDERNEATH THE mango tree that marks the centre of Kondo, a village in northern Tanzania, Mwanaidi Saidi prises open a green box. Inside are the 110,000 Tanzanian shillings ($47) the 35-year-old has saved since she joined the country’s nascent welfare scheme.