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Tanzania: Magufuli’s challenge

Since his election in October, Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has continued to burnish his no-nonsense reputation for asceticism and getting things done.

‘Bulldozer’ Magufuli digs for LNG riches

With its colourful military parade and booming stadium concert, Tanzania’s lavish Independence Day is usually a chance for the political elite to kick back and bask in the reflected glow of the country’s founding fathers. 

Tanzania: Going nuts over cashew


Tanzania is one of the largest producers of cashew nuts in Africa and with the world demand for this commodity set to expand substantially, the revenue potential is excellent.…

Tanzania: Developing a good nose for wine

South Africa, the continent’s leading wine producer, has been Tanzania’s Big Brother and helped develop its grape-growing and wine-producing sector.…

Kikwete prepares for the end game

The writing is on the wall for Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete as he strategises the last 20 months of his tenure.…

Tanzania: Who’s laughing now?

For decades, Tanzania, hampered by its former socialist policies, was the butt of jokes within the East African Community.…

EAC ‘cheetahs’ ignore ‘tortoise’ Tanzania and Burundi

Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, which with Tanzania and Burundi form the five-nation East African Community (EAC), appear to have formed a clique within the organisation and are forging ahead with several integration projects from which Tanzania and Burundi have been excluded.…