Burundi and Tanzania are seeking to raise $1.9 billion for a railway linking the two East African nations that could help landlocked Burundi boost its mineral exports, an official said.
“Now is the time to start fund-raising” for the 190-kilometer (118 mile) line from Musongati in Burundi to Tanzania’s Isaka, … Read More
Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi has reaffirmed that the friendship between China and Africa remains rock-solid and stable no matter what the international situation they faced.
Mr. Yi, who is also Foreign Minister said the difficulties, obstacles, or disruptions encountered cannot change the relationship that exist between the pair.
He … Read More
Uganda’s state-run National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has approved the Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project.
The US$3.5 billion pipeline is expected to export crude oil from western fields to the Indian Ocean coast in Tanzania.
The EACOP … Read More
Dangote Cement company in Tanzania has apologized to the government after customers complain of a hike in price.
According to the company, the price increase was due to the maintenance process in their plant which causes the countrywide price hikes.
However, Mtwara Regional Commissioner, Gelesius Byakanwa has ordered the management … Read More
Tanzania Standard Gauge Railway which is under construction is set to benefit so many project when construction is completed.
So far, the project has created a lot of opportunities which range from employment, increasing the market for locally made construction materials and several other services offered by local companies.
According … Read More
The Nation’s Catholic Church, Dar es Salaam Diocese has promised to construct more nursery, primary and secondary schools within the city. With the aim of ensuring availability of affordable quality education.
Archbishop of Dar-es-Salam, Jude Thadaeus Ruwa’ichi made the statement during the first standard seven graduation ceremony of the Virgin … Read More
The construction of Dar es Salaam- Isaka railway is at it final stage according to the nation Minister for Works, Transport and Communications, Engineer Isack Kamwelwe.
Speaking during the commissioning of one locomotive among the seven locomotives that are being repaired at Morogoro’s state-of-the-art workshop, he noted that the project … Read More
ZANZIBAR Contractors Registration Board (ZCRB) is looking at the possibility of removing dormant contractors over failure to adhere to industry regulations, including payment of annual fees.
The body which regulates contractors in Tanzania said they plan to remove major contractors that has refuse to paid their subscription fees for years.… Read More
Construction of the Uhuru Chamwino hospital has been welcome as a huge boost after the government fulfilled its commitment of directing Sh2.3 billion towards the construction of the health facility.
The project is viewed as a game changer for Chamwino District as they currently have no reliable health facility with … Read More
Contractor handling the Julius Nyerere Hydropower Project (JNHPP) has been ordered by the nation’s Minister for energy to finish the project on time.
Dr Medard Kalemani issued the warning after he toured the facility as he was unimpressed with the level of work been carried-out on the project.
The contractors, … Read More
The rapid rise in construction activities in Tanzania is surely a wonderful site to behold as the nation infrastructural development has increased.
In the space of six months, a robust growth has being witnessed in Tanzania’s construction industry which has a ripple effects that trickle down to the ordinary citizen.… Read More
The construction of Dar es Salaam – Morogoro Standard Gauge Railway (Dar-Moro SGR) project has been hailed by the nation Prime Minister after implementation reached 87%.
Speaking during a site tour, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said the government was devoted to strengthening railway, air, water and road transport infrastructures to … Read More
President John Magufuli has promised to reshape the Nangurukuru-Lindi highway after witnessing first-hand how bad the road was looking.
The President led thousand of mourners for the burial of the late former President Benjamin Mkap by taking the route to Dar es Salaam from Lupaso village, Masasi District in Mtwara … Read More
Tanzania government has given a 14days ultimatum to the contractor handling the Dodoma District Commissioner’s house and repairing Dodoma Regional Commissioner’s house to complete the project.
According to DODOMA Regional Commissioner, Dr Binilith Mahenge, “The contractor(s) should speed up construction in order to complete within the timeframe of the project, … Read More
As in many other developing countries, Tanzania’s rural residents depend heavily on low-volume roads to reach jobs, services, markets, and go about their daily lives. The transport network was conceived primarily to accommodate cars and truck when, ironically, most road users in these areas do not own a vehicle. As … Read More
ZANZIBAR Ports Corporation (ZPC), has invested 8bn for the port development. The fund will enhance service efficiency in passenger and cargo handling at its ports.
According to Infrastructure, Communication and Transport Minister Dr Sira Ubwa Mamboya, ” the corporation is finalising procurement procedures for the purchase of one reach stacker, … Read More
Construction activities has resume on the National Housing Corporation (NHC) Morocco Square commercial tower following a recent loan-scheme restructure that helps to save at least 1.12bn/- a month.
The project which is 90% complete has so far sold 80% of residential apartments and commercial spaces at its Victoria Place and … Read More
Tanzania Zambia Mafuta (Tazama) is seeking for funds to upgrade its pipeline diameter to 12 inches. The fund in question for the upgrade is proposed to be US$400million.
Speaking to media, Tazama’s Tanzania Regional Manager, Abraham Saunyama said “What we want is to make the whole pipeline from Dar to … Read More
As part of plans to increase the tourism sector of the nation, Tanzania Government has allocated fund for the construction the the VIP route.
The construction of a 25-kilometre route for Very Important Persons (VIP), will be used by tourist while climbing Mountain Kilimanjaro.
In a press statement by the … Read More