Source: United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) |

Cash transfer schemes reduce the chances of adolescent girls and young women contracting Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Studies from Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi and the United Republic of Tanzania show that cash transfers help young people, especially girls, stay in school longer and do better in their studies

Efforts aimed at redressing gender inequalities and socioeconomic inequities can mitigate factors that fuel the HIV epidemic. In a study in Eswatini, cash transfers aimed at keeping adolescent girls and young women in school and giving them greater financial independence resulted in the odds of the recipients becoming HIV-positive being…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United Republic of Tanzania |

Tanzania will continue to uphold one-China policy

Taiwan issue should be left to be resolved through constructive engagements between the parties of cross Taiwan straits

"Tanzania will continue to uphold one-China policy, recognize Taiwan is an inalienable part of China and respect China's principle of 'one country, two systems'", Director of Tanzania Information Services Department (Maelezo) and Chief Government Spokesperson Dr Hassan Abbasi spoke to Xinhua News Agency on Thursday. "And we believe the Taiwan…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Tanzania's President Receives Credentials of Qatar's Ambassador

HE the Ambassador conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to HE President of the United Republic of Tanzania

HE President of the United Republic of Tanzania has received the credentials of HE Hussain bin Ahmed Al Hamid as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the United Republic of Tanzania. HE the Ambassador conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Liverpool engineers help African nations shift towards clean energy

International Development Minister opens a new engine repair workshop at Clarke Energy and announces extra UK aid to help develop innovative solar products

Liverpool engineering company Clarke Energy is helping African businesses reduce carbon emissions thanks to innovative hybrid engines. During a visit to Merseyside today (15th January 2020), International Development Minister Andrew Murrison opened a new engine repair workshop at the company, which will make power plants across Africa more efficient and support Africa’s…

High Commission of India, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
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High Commissioner, Shri Sanjiv Kohli, met the Tanzanian Business leaders of Indian origin in Zanzibar on 13th January 2020

HC informed them of the improvement in Ease of doing business with India, and pro-Investor environment

High Commissioner, Shri Sanjiv Kohli, met Tanzanian Business leaders of Indian origin on 13th January 2020 in Zanzibar. HC informed them of the improvement in Ease of doing business with India, and pro-Investor environment. HC urged the Tanzanian business persons to stay in touch with the CGI, Zanzibar or HCI,…

Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel
Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

Zanzibar Great Strides on display

Addressing the nation at the packed Amaan Stadium, the Isles President spoke proudly of the great feats that the seventh-phase government has registered

President Ali Mohamed Shein touted tangible socio-economic gains and unshakeable faith in the unique union that gave birth to the United Republic of Tanzania as the nation celebrated the 56th Revolution Day here yesterday. While highlighting social, economic and cultural feats attained in post independence era, Dr Shein stressed on…

Source: A.T. Kearney |

A.T. Kearney’s Global Retail Development Index 2019: Economic Development and Trade Policy are the largest factors in shaping global retail growth

A.T. Kearney’s Global Retail Development Index highlights the rise in African countries, with Ghana and Senegal making the top 10 on the index

A.T. Kearney’s (https://www.ATKearney.com/) Global Retail Development Index reveals that economic development and trade policy remain the largest factors in shaping retail growth in consumer markets. While social media and e-commerce fuel the evolution of global consumers, national, regional and local realities, such as internet connectivity and the availability and cost…

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Uganda Government Looks to Save Billions through Asset Management

Effective asset management looks at the entire lifecycle of an asset from acquisition through maintenance and disposal

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) conducted a workshop on municipal Asset Management Action Plans (AMAPs) in Gulu, Uganda from 3 to 6 December 2019, putting 22 local governments on the path to proactive asset management. With…

Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel
Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

E-passport Rush as deadline looms

The issuance of the e-passport is part of a wider strategy by the regional bloc to boost integration among member states

As the deadline for use of old passports looms this month, the number of Tanzanians applying for electronic passports has drastically increased to an average of 1,200 applications from between 300 and 400 per day. The Commissioner-General of the Immigration Department, Dr Anna Makakala, told the "Daily News" in an…

Source: Dangote Group |

Dangote Cement: Makoju Retires after 45 Years in Industry

…Coy. appoints Michel Puchercos as new Group Managing Director (GMD)

The Group Managing Director/CEO of Dangote Cement Plc (https://www.Dangote.com/), Engr. Joseph Makoju mni will retire as GMD/CEO effective January 31, 2020, a position he has held since 2018; according to a report from the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Engr. Makoju, popularly called Mr. Cement, is bowing out after 45 years of…