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Is Trophy Hunting Legal in Tanzania? Can You Hunt a Crocodile Legally?
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Is Trophy Hunting Legal in Tanzania? Can You Hunt a Crocodile Legally?

Recently, social media has been ablaze with controversy sparked by a renowned American hunter named Josh, who shared a video showcasing his capture of a giant crocodile in Tanzania. The video, featuring the crocodile suspended from a tree, stirred public outrage, prompting politicians and activists to seek clarification from relevant authorities. This incident highlights many...

LATRA announces revised fare structure for long and short-distance Travel.
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LATRA announces revised fare structure for long and short-distance Travel.

The Transport Regulatory Authority (LATRA) has unveiled changes to fare prices for both long and short-distance journeys following a comprehensive review of feedback from transport stakeholders across the country. As outlined by LATRA, the fare adjustments are as follows: For journeys covering a distance of less than 10 kilometers, where the previous fare was 500...

Private Sector Credit Growth Slows Amidst Positive Reforms.
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Private Sector Credit Growth Slows Amidst Positive Reforms.

In the fiscal year ending September, private sector credit expansion decelerated to 19.5%, showcasing a noteworthy shift from the 22% recorded in the previous year. This downtrend is attributed to the favorable business environment fostered by comprehensive reforms. The Bank of Tanzania, in its October economic review, highlighted the role of supportive monetary and fiscal...

Tanzania among top three (3) best investment destinations in Africa.
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Tanzania among top three (3) best investment destinations in Africa.

A new survey of international and domestic investors has revealed that Tanzania is the third most preferred investment destination in Africa and the best in East Africa Top 10 countries for future investments in sub-Saharan Africa: 1. South Africa 2. Nigeria 3.Tanzania 4. Ghana 5. Kenya 6. Mauritius 7. Zambia 8. Uganda 9. Mozambique 10....

Why President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s India Tour Is Pivotal for Tanzania’s Future Prosperity.
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Why President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s India Tour Is Pivotal for Tanzania’s Future Prosperity.

In a significant diplomatic move, the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan, is poised to embark on an official visit to India from October 8th to October 11th, 2023. This visit comes in response to an invitation extended by the President of the Republic of India, Her Excellency Droupadi...

Barrick Tanzania Media update: North Mara Intruder Incidents
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Barrick Tanzania Media update: North Mara Intruder Incidents

28 September 2023 – On 21 September an incident occurred where approximately 100 intruders unlawfully invaded the mine property during heavy rainfall. Unarmed private security contractors responded in an attempt to repel the armed invaders but subsequently requested police intervention to remove the aggressive intruders from the mine site. Seven intruders were arrested and based...

Tanzanian Ports Authority Announces Two Major Port Development Bids Amidst Debates Over Dubai Agreement.
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Tanzanian Ports Authority Announces Two Major Port Development Bids Amidst Debates Over Dubai Agreement.

In a recent announcement, the Tanzanian Ports Authority (TPA) has opened bidding for the construction of two key ports – Mgao Island in the Mtwara region and Mbegani in the Bagamoyo district, as well as the Tanga port. These bids come at a time when debates and discussions continue regarding the handover of all Tanzanian...

Payment Discrepancies in Barrick/Acacia to the Government Task Force in Tanzania (2014-2019).
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Payment Discrepancies in Barrick/Acacia to the Government Task Force in Tanzania (2014-2019).

This week, the UK newspaper, The Globe and Mail, has published over 100 emails concerning Tanzania. These emails shed light on how Barrick Gold, through their subsidiary Acacia in Tanzania, made substantial payments to what is referred to as the National Task Force in Tanzania as security expenses, with the main recipient being the Inspector...

Payment Discrepancies in Barrick/Acacia to the Government Task Force in Tanzania (2014-2019).
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Payment Discrepancies in Barrick/Acacia to the Government Task Force in Tanzania (2014-2019).

This week, the UK newspaper, The Globe and Mail, has published over 100 emails concerning Tanzania. These emails shed light on how Barrick Gold, through their subsidiary Acacia in Tanzania, made substantial payments to what is referred to as the National Task Force in Tanzania as security expenses, with the main recipient being the Inspector...

The value of Tanzania exports hit $12.9 billion in July 2023.
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The value of Tanzania exports hit $12.9 billion in July 2023.

The value of export of goods and services in Tanzania hit $12.9 billion in July this year as compared to $12.2 billion recorded during the same period last year, driven by services receipts and non-traditional goods exports, in particular minerals, according to the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) Monthly Economic Review for August 2023. BoT data...