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All eyes on international routes as Tanzania is all set with its second Airbus

The Tanzanian national carrier's second airliner A220-300 plane has landed. The plane, christened Ngorongoro, touched down at the Julius Nyerere International field in Dar atomic number 99 Salaam to nice eclat and ceremony last week on Fri. Added to the opposite airliner that arrived on Dec twenty three, it brings to 6 the amount of craft Air Tanzania Company Ltd has. The plane, with a commodiousness of one hundred sixty passengers, is 38.7 metres long and eleven.5 metres.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 14th January 2019

Launch of 'the modern and first DNA machine' in Zanzibar

CHIEF Government Chemist Laboratory Agency (CGCLA) has opened a brand new building and launched a polymer testing machine to facilitate effective service delivery in analysis, particularly in health. Some members of the general public, together with the health workers and judiciary officers, United Nations agency were at the event recommended CGCLA for having the trendy and 1st polymer machine in island. "We are watching for the polymer machine for an extended time to.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 14th January 2019

East Africa construction industry outlook promising-report

The total number of projects in East Africa has risen by a substantial 96% between 2017 and 2018 with an equally substantial increase of 167% in the total US dollar value of projects, a new report has shown. The Africa Construction Trends (2018) by consultancy firm Deloitte, reveals that East Africa has a total of 139 projects at a combined value of US$87.1bn. The region accounts for 28.8% of projects on the continent and 18.5% in terms of US dollar value. This is mostly the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 14th January 2019

Obama fund grants Kenyan green energy Sh650 million to boost electrification

Former US President Barack Obama’s Power Africa initiative has showered Kenyan green energy projects with grants totalling Sh650 million in efforts to accelerate electrification. Mr Obama still launched Power Africa as a policy tool to unravel and activate investments in the continent’s energy space as a way of driving out energy scarcity. “with the help of US Trade and Development Agency, Power Africa has provided grants and assistance worth $6.5 million (Sh650.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 14th January 2019

Government of Tanzania grants $8.7m for first geothermal project at Ngozi

Allocation of $8.7 million has been granted by The Tanzanian Government to start countries first Ngozi geothermal project in Mbeya region. The government has allocated 20 billion Tanzanian Shillings for geothermal development.The news was revealed by the board chairman of the Tanzania Geothermal Development Company- Beatus Segeja, during his visit to Lake Ngozi, Mbeya Region. In order to push geothermal development TGDC, the 100% government owned subsidiary company of Tanzania.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 12th January 2019

806 acres of land set aside for construction of new industries in Tanzania

More than 806 acres of land has been set aside for construction of new industries by the government of Tanzania in the country's northern city Arusha. Construction is set to take place on the southern fringes of the 272 square-kilometer metropolitan area. As per the Arusha 2035 Master Plan prepared by consultants from Singapore, Oljoro, Olmoti and Terrat suburbs will accommodate the new industrial site. A survey was done marking 300 plots for public use in various conducive.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 12th January 2019

Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc received an initial investment of US$30 million from Energy Tanzania Limited (ETL)

Energy Tanzania Limited (ETL) is owned by Dr. Reginald Mengi, the well-known Tanzanian entrepreneur and philanthropist. It has been announced by Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc that they have entered into an ultimate agreement for an initial investment of US$30 from Energy Tanzania Limited. The funds will be utilised to develop the Company’s current projects. The investment, which is observed to close in two tranches, comprises of a US$30 million Convertible Note.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 9th January 2019

Ethiopia, Eritrean leaders reopened the Oumhajir-Humera border crossing for trade and transport

The Oumhajir-Humera border crossing was reopened by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki as this border crossing connects the two countries for trade and transport. Eritrea’s Afwerki and Ethiopia’s Ahmed, escorted with senior officials of the two East African countries, on Monday and witnessed the official reopening of the border crossing. According to Eritrea’s Minister of Information Yemane Gebremeskel, reopening.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 9th January 2019

Tanzania granted her Exports Free Market Access to Uganda

Free market access for its soya and sunflower exports which is a boost to these products originating from the landlocked country has been granted by Tanzania to Uganda. The two countries, led by their respective trade ministries, was agreed that Ugandan traders be granted permits export the products to Tanzania. The Mutukula OSBP meeting organised by Ugandan Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde and her Tanzanian counterpart Joseph Kakunda opened talks on further joint.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 8th January 2019

French Firm To Construct 40-Megawatt Solar Plant In Eldoret

Compatriot enewable energy firm Voltalia has been chosen by Kenya-based French solar firm Alten Africa to build its 40-megawatt (MW) solar plant in Eldoret.Alten said Voltalia it already started building at the Uasin Gishu project last December. “Alten Africa ratifies the choice of Voltalia to execute the EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) and O & M (operations, and plant maintenance) service for its new photovoltaic plant in Kenya,” said Alten in a.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 7th January 2019

East Africa construction industry to grow tenfold over the years

Investment opportunities in infrastructure construction is set to expand at a rapid pace in East Africa. According to GlobalData, total infrastructure construction output is expected to soar from US$25.9bn in 2017 to US$98.8bn in 2022 in the three largest markets in the region, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.   Yasmine Ghozzi, construction analyst at GlobalData said that Investment rates in transport infrastructure have been increasing thanks to major continental initiatives such.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 7th January 2019

New Kenya Upstream Outlook Shows Increased Activity By New Players in 2019

The just newly released Kenya Upstream Outlook for the year 2019 shows that most of the new seismic and drilling activity will be by new explorers with the Lamu basin just like in 2018 witnessing most of the drilling. According to a review on work programmes by the various licensed explorers in Kenya OilNews Kenya estimates that the Lamu basin could see up to five wells drilled by among them: Octant Energy, Zarara Oil and Gas, Eni and Shell. This is despite two wells being.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 4th January 2019



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