SONGEA AIRPORT REHABILITATION AT 97% IN TANZANIA

Rehabilitation and upgrading of Songea Airport in the Ruvuma Region have reached 97 percent. Ruvuma Regional Manager for Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROAD) Engineer Elphatar Mlavi said the 37bn/- airport is set to be fully completed and handed over to the government at the end of this month.

Eng Mlavi

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CONSTRUCTION OF MBAMBA-BAY PORT TO BEGIN THIS MONTH IN TANZANIA

Construction of Mbamba- Bay Port in Ruvuma Region is set to commence this month, Director General for Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA), Mr. Plasduce Mbossa has affirmed.

Mr. Mbossa said over the weekend that TPA was aware of the importance of the port, reaffirming the authority’s commitment to ensuring the plan

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TANZANIA GOVT. TO EXPAND FIVE PUBLIC HOSPITAL

The government has dished out 3.4bn/- to expand and develop five public hospitals in Ruvuma Region, Regional Commissioner Colonel Laban Thomas has said.

Speaking here over the weekend, Col Thomas mentioned the hospitals as Ruvuma Regional Referral Hospital, Nyasa, Mbinga, Madaba and Songea hospitals.

He said the Ruvuma Regional Referral

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TANROAD SIGNED DEAL TO CONSTRUCT TARMAC ROAD IN TANZANIA

The Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) has signed a Sh38.359 billion deal with a Turkish firm to construct a tarmac road that is expected to ease coal transportation to neighbouring countries.

AVM-Dilingham Construction International Inc will build the 32-kilometre road connecting Ibanda, Kajunjumele, Kiwira, and Itungi Port. The company got

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KITULO-INIHO ROAD CONSTRUCTION SET TO BEGIN IN TANZANIA

The construction of a 36.3 km Kitulo-Iniho road in the Njombe Region is expected to open up various socio-economic opportunities and improve people’s livelihoods.

The road section is part of the Isonje-Kikondo (km 92.6) road which connects the Njombe and Mbeya regions, thus linking Tanzania with its neighboring countries.

Speaking

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NANSIO REFERRAL HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UNDER PROBE BY HEALTH MINISTER IN TANZANIA

Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu has formulated a probe team to investigate alleged fraud at the Nansio Referral Hospital construction project worth 2.7bn/- in the Ukerewe district.

The committee of five members, led by retired Judge Thomas Mihayo, is tasked with unearthing the truth on fraud allegations, which in turn have

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CONSTRUCTION OF 56 SECONDARY SCHOOL AT 99% COMPLETED IN TANZANIA

Construction of 56 secondary school classrooms worth 1.12bn/- in Mtwara District has been completed by 99 percent.

Mtwara District Commissioner Mr. Dunstan Kyobya confirmed the new development here, saying the classrooms are set to be handed over this week.

He said 21 classrooms, worth 450m/-, have been constructed at Mtwara

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TANZANIA BRT PHASE 2 CONSTRUCTION REACHED 80%

The construction of the Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Phase II project has reached 80 per cent, bringing further hopes that operations may start in March next year, as planned.

The project, which involves the construction of infrastructure, includes 20.3km of exclusive BRT lanes and Non-Motorised Transport (NMT)

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THIRD PHASE OF BRT CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN TANZANIA

The implementation of the Third Phase of the Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) Project has kicked off with the contractor starting to construct passenger terminals at Mfugale Flyover and the Chang’ombe junction. The government has already acquired funds to enable the construction of phase III.

The government secured a 570.

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WHY DAR PORT NEEDS STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS TO BOOST EFFICIENCY IN TANZANIA

The Dar es Salaam Port has a huge potential to become the regional powerhouse and substantially contribute to the country’s economic growth if it gets the right and strategic investment to improve and boost its operations.

From the strategic point of view, the Dar es Salaam port is well positioned

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TANZANIA VP ISSUES SEVEN DAYS ULTIMATUM TO CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

Tanzania Vice President Dr. Philip Mpango has issued a seven-day ultimatum for the Ministry of Minerals together with the Ministry of Works and Transport to address challenges that are delaying the construction of the Pangani-Makurunge- Bagamoyo road.

He issued the instructions on Saturday while addressing residents of the Mkata area,

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TANZANIA AND DRC SIGN MOU FOR MAJOR SGR INFRASTRUCTURAL PROJECTS

Tanzania and DR Congo’s vision to further improve trade ties has continued to bear fruits as the two countries’ transport and works ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to begin the execution of roads, railway and ports infrastructure projects in the Central Corridor by early next year.

Two weeks

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TANZANIA GOVT. EMBARK ON CONSTRUCTION OF AMANIMAKORO-RUANDA ROAD PROJECT

The government has embarked on the construction of a 60.4bn/- Amanimakoro-Ruanda Road in the Ruvuma Region to facilitate public transport and transportation of goods in the region. The 35-kilometer road is set to be built to the tarmac level.

Ruvuma Regional Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) Manager National Roads Eng.

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TANZANIA GOVT. UNHAPPY WITH SLOW PACE FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SCHOOL PROJECT

The Parliamentary Administration and Local Governments Affairs Committee has expressed dissatisfaction over the slow pace in the construction of the public secondary school in the Kagera region, calling upon the authorities to ensure that the project is completed before December 30th, of this year.

Chairman of the committee, Mr. Jaffari

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TANZANIA PM ISSUE 15-DAY ULTIMATUM TO CONTRACTOR TO COMPLETE ONGOING PROJECTS

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa issued a 15-day ultimatum to the Inter-Country Contractors Company implementing road projects in Ukerewe Island in Mwanza Region to complete the work.

Taking the stand in his office in Dodoma, while meeting with the Minister of State in President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Governments-RALG), Angellah

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CONSIDER TAX RELIEF FOR BUILDING MATERIAL, RC TELLS TANZANIA GOVT.

Kagera Regional Commissioner (RC), Albert Chalamila, has appealed to the government to consider granting tax relief on essential building materials to help residents in his region which is over 1,000 kilometres far away from Dar es Salaam.

” I appeal to the government to consider giving tax relief on essential

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JULIUS NYERERE HYDROELECTRIC DAM MAIN BODY COMPLETED IN TANZANIA

An Egyptian consortium has confirmed that Tanzania’s Julius Nyerere Hydroelectric Dam’s main body construction along the Rufiji River is complete.

According to information the consortium made of Arab Contractors and El-Sewedy reported to the Egyptian Cabinet of Ministers that much of the work on the dam is finished.

Further, it

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TANZANIA AND KENYA PRESIDENT AGREED TO FAST-TRACK CONSTRUCTION OF NATURAL GAS PIPELINE

The presidents of Tanzania and Kenya have agreed to fast-track the construction of a natural gas pipeline designed to increase trade and lower energy costs for both countries.

The decision was reached Monday in bilateral talks in Dar es Salaam led by Tanzanian President Samia Hassan and Kenyan President William

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UGANDA GOVT. TO CONSTRUCT CHANCERY BUILDING IN TANZANIA

Uganda plans to construct a chancery building for the Ugandan High Commission in Dodoma, Tanzania.

Through the advertisement published on Thursday, the Ugandan High Commission in Dar es Salaam invites eligible consultants for the project.

After the government relocated its offices in Dodoma, in 2018, the Tanzanian allocated five acres

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CONSTRUCTION OF JANGWANI BRIDGE SCHEDULED TO BEGINS THIS YEAR IN TANZANIA

Dar es Salaam is on the verge of a major infrastructure facelift as the much-awaited construction of a 600bn/- Jangwani Bridge and development of the Msimbazi valley are scheduled to begin this financial year.

Tanzania Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA) Chief Executive Officer, Eng Victor Seif, told reporters in

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