Dar Es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is an elusive city, and never so much as when you are a foreigner. It is not a capital city but it feels like one. It is not a tourist centre but its modern hotels host many visitors, always on their way to somewhere else. It is part bustling port, part white-sand beaches. It is an old...

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Major expansion for Dar es Salaam port

The port at Dar es Salaam is to undergo a major expansion following the approval of a $345 million loan from the World Bank.The Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project will also receive a $12 million g...
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Dar es Salaam port expansion

World Bank to fund $305 million expansion works. The port at Dar es Salaam is to go under a major expansion thanks to Tanzania's $305 million loan from the World Bank. The works are designed to...
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Dar es Salaam opens major new bridge

Nyerere Bridge links centre of Dar es Salaam linked to Kigamboni. A Chinese-built $135 million bridge linking the centre of Dar es Salaam with the southern Kigamboni district was opened by Tanzania...
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Expansion at Dar es Salaam airport

Dutch firm to carry out second phase of airport expansion. Dutch construction firm BAM International has won the contract to design and construct a new terminal for the Julius Nyerere International...
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Dar es Salaam losing water to leakages and theft

 Water authority says half of its supply is lost Dar es salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA) says that half of the city's water supply is lost due to leakages and thefts. The state...
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Dar es Salaam to increase power supply

20 new power stations planned Five new substations and 15 mini-substations are to be built around Dar es Salaam as part of plans to stabilise the city's power supply. The new plants will supplem...
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China invests in major new Tanzanian port

Tanzania had signed a deal with China Merchants Holdings International for the construction of a major new port in Bagamoyo, located 75km northwest of Dar es Salaam. The development will also inclu...
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Six-lane highway from Dar es Salaam to Chalinze

 The Tanzanian government plans to construct a six-lane 100-km expressway from Dar es Salaam to Chalinze to reduce congestion along the existing Morogoro Road, according to the deputy minister fo...
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Zimbabwe uses Dar es Salaam port

Zimbabwe has started moving a part of its trade through the port of Dar es Salaam according to the March monthly economic review of the Bank of Tanzania (BoT), which outlined increased efficiency at t...
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Increased water supply to Dar es Salaam

Tanzania is undertaking a major project to lay new water pipes from the Lower Ruvu water plant to supply Dar es Salaam and coastal regions, as part of plans to expand the plant's processing capacity f...
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Dar es Salaam to supply affordable gas

The state-owned Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) has launched a $2.8m project to supply residential houses and light industry in Dar es Salaam with affordable compressed natural gas (...
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Railway project to link Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan

Construction of a $4.7 billion railway line linking Uganda and South Sudan to the port of Dar es Salaam is scheduled to begin in 2014. The Tanzanian government confirmed that the design, engineerin...
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Plans to redesign Tanzanian capital

The Tanzanian capital city Dodoma is to have a radically-redrafted master plan introduced in January by an international South Korean-based engineering company Saman Corporation and Tanzanian firm Tah...
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Copper smelting not commercially viable in Tanzania

Copper concentrates from Tanzanian gold mines will continue being exported because there is not a sufficient quantity to warrant the establishment of a smelter in the country, the chief executive offi...
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Emergency power plant for Dar es Salaam

Tanzania Electric Supply Limited (Tanesco) has begun construction of power plants in Dar es Salaam and Mwanza as part of the government
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Hydro electric projects for Tanzania

A top level meeting between China National Heavy Machines (CNHM) and the Rufiji Basin Development Authority (RUBADA) is scheduled for early September 2010 in the prime minister's office in Dar es Sala...
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New hydropower project for Tanzania

Help could be at hand for the struggling national grid with the revival of a long-standing project to build a 2100MW hydroelectric power station on the Rufiji river in the Selous Game Reserve southwes...
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Government tackles Dar port congestion.

The government has started moving thousands of containers that are piled up at the port of Dar es Salaam to inland depots as part of efforts to tackle long-running congestion at the docks. Other measu...

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