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The Digital Info-Base is designed to create on-line access to all information relating to economic growth and doing business in Tanzania. As the DIB has the ambition to cover all economic sectors, for obvious reasons the building of this collection will always be work-in-progress. We welcome you to join hands - your suggestions and comments will help us.

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A collection of newspaper articles since 2008

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How Tanzania can steer clear of economic downside risks 

Tanzania’s economy is facing downside risk (in 2017) to domestic challenges were government can control. Economy is characterized by lower credit growth to the private sector, weak business environment and high levels of ...
Author: Business Week Reporter
Publishing Date: 2017-11-09
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

Microfinance policy, Law is timely 

The government’s decision to launch the microfinance policy, 2017 has come at the right time. The policy, together with the planned microfinance law, will give the country the required legal framework to effectively regulate ...
Author: Citizen Editor
Publishing Date: 2017-11-01
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

TZ slips in ease of doing business 

Tanzania has fallen further in the rankings of the Doing Business 2018 (DB2018) report raising concerns over the efficacy and results of the ongoing reforms. The country was ranked 137th globally in DB2018 report from 132th ...
Author: Mbani, Mnaku
Publishing Date: 2017-11-03
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

Private sector wooed into the water sector 

The Minister for Water and Irrigation Mr Gerson Lwenge has encouraged the private sector to participate in the water resource management to help the public sector ensure efficient use especially for irrigation. Mr Lwenge ...
Author: Masare, Alawi
Publishing Date: 2017-10-06
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

Complaints of CTI on sugar permits have being heard 

Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI) announced that the government has a plan of starting issuing permits of industrial sugar clearing in the Dar port today. The announcement was given after complaints from CTI about ...
Author: Simtowe, Aurea
Publishing Date: 2017-11-24
Publisher: Mwananchi
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Document type: Newspaper

Minister stops hotel rating fee 

Natural Resources and Tourism minister Hamisi Kigwangalla has suspended payment of $3,500(about Sh7 million) as hostel rating for owners. He said it was impossible for all tourist hostels to be required to pay $3,500 ...
Author: Juma, Mussa
Publishing Date: 2017-11-01
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

Reps urge public-private dialogue to end wage standoff 

A section of lawmakers are calling for a public-private dialogue to end the existing tug of war over a new pay structure for the private sectors. Concerned representatives continued to protest against the government's ...
Author: Daily News Reporter
Publishing Date: 2017-10-12
Publisher: Daily News
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Document type: Newspaper

Microfinance policy set to cut lending rates 

The government has officially launched the Microfinance Policy, 2017 through which it will regulate the sector and help an increased number of Tanzanians to access financial services. It is also finalising the process of ...
Author: Citizen Reporter
Publishing Date: 2017-10-31
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

Tour operators launch multimillion conservation project 

Tour operators have launched a multimilion dollar project to honour Mwalimu Nyerere's contribution in conservation. Dubbed De-snaring Progamme', the project's objective is to fight against the rampant snares set by hunters ...
Author: Citizen Reporter
Publishing Date: 2017-10-17
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

Taxation system - We have taken views by private sector, says Minister of Finance 

The government has no objection to the recommendations by the private sector on the need to review taxation system, according to Finance and Planning Minister, Philip Mpango. He, however, cautioned that the tax review ...
Author: Guardian Correspondent
Publishing Date: 2017-12-08
Publisher: Guardian
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Document type: Newspaper

CTI alarmed at huge losses as counterfeits bite 

Eight companies suffered annual revenue losses of up to Sh178.7 billion in the past three to five years as counterfeit sales bit, a new has revealed. Without naming names of the companies, the report titled dubbed The State ...
Author: Malanga, Alex
Publishing Date: 2017-12-21
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

Worker's shortage at FCC upsets war on fake goods 

Fair Competition Commission (FCC) department battling counterfeits is grossly understaffed. It has only 16 percent of the required staff in combating fake products, a new reporter has revealed. The exact amount of counterfeit ...
Author: Malanga, Alex
Publishing Date: 2017-12-21
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

Food exporters praise govt 

Exporters of horticultural products have heaved a sigh of relief after the government exempted them from seeking food export permits every month. "The food export permit waiver will boost perishable goods export as it will ...
Author: Citizen Reporter
Publishing Date: 2017-12-18
Publisher: Citizen
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Document type: Newspaper

Challenges of Tour Operators 

This research is commissioned by Development research organization (DROrg), a nongovernmental organization based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania dealing with conducting various scientific researches with an emphasis on promoting ...
Author: Nkonoki, Symon
Publishing Date: 2012-01-01
Publisher: HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences
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Document type: Dissertation

Stakeholders urged to preserve natural resources, enhance forest production 

Environmental stakeholders have advised the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism to empower and educate communities surrounding Management Authorities (WMA) in Katavi and Rukwa regions for them to participate fully ...
Author: Kitabu, Gerald
Publishing Date: 2017-09-29
Publisher: Guardian
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Document type: Newspaper

Africa meets to address best practices on trade information and trade finance 

Stakeholders in the business sector across Africa are meeting in Dar es Salaam to draw linkage between trade finance and trade information aimed at boosting intra-African trade through regional value chains and industrialisation. ...
Author: Mbago, Getrude
Publishing Date: 2017-09-14
Publisher: Guardian
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Document type: Newspaper

TAHA, Covenant Bank CEOs top African women innovators, entrepreneurs' awards 

Three local women innovators and entrepreneurs are among finalists of the inaugural Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards scheduled to take place in Cape Town, South Africa next month Tanzania ...
Author: Guardian Reporter
Publishing Date: 2017-09-13
Publisher: Guardian
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Document type: Newspaper

Fertiliser price manipulators warned 

The Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Charles Tizeba has emphatically told fertilizer speculators who are defying the government's indicative prices, whose thrust is to benefit farmers, that they are ...
Author: Daily News Reporter
Publishing Date: 2017-09-25
Publisher: Daily News
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Document type: Newspaper

Private sector supports investment in power 

The private sector has commended new efforts to enhance power generation that will ensure reliable electricity supply for industrial plants being established in the drive to industrialise the economy. The Executive Director ...
Author: Daily News Reporter
Publishing Date: 2017-09-06
Publisher: Daily News
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Document type: Newspaper

Animal feeds producers cry foul over counterfeits 

Local producers of animal feeds have complained of a growing tendency by dishonest people, saying they are selling sub-standard products at inflated prices. Speaking before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture, ...
Author: Guardian Correspondent
Publishing Date: 2017-10-30
Publisher: Guardian
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Document type: Newspaper

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