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Swiss chocolate produced in Dar es Salaam

Swiss chocolate company Neuchatel Chocolate is to establish a facility at Dar es Salaam’s Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in September, when it will produce chocolates for export. The premium choc...
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Chinese goods fair in Dar es Salaam

The Chinese government will stage an exhibition of Chinese merchandise in Dar es Salaam from 28 June to 8 July, as part of China’s plan to hold goods exhibitions across Africa, beginning this ye...
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E-government launched in Dar es Salaam

The Tanzanian government has launched an electronic programme known as e-government to train civil servants in Information Communication Technology (ICT). The announcement was made during the sixth in...
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Tanzania gets new mining law

Parliament has given its backing to new legislation regulating the mining sector in Tanzania. The Mining Act 2010 increases the royalties paid on minerals such as gold from three to four percent. It a...
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Workers’ strike in Tanzania

The Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA) is planning an indefinite strike beginning on 5 May over what it considers to be the government
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Tanzania to host World Economic Forum on Africa

Tanzania has seen off competition from Kenya, Ghana and South Africa to be designated host nation for the 20th edition of the World Economic Forum on Africa next year. The meeting will take place in D...
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Tanzania to retain tax exemptions for religious institutions.

The government has withdrawn plans to abolish tax exemptions for religious organisations and some non-governmental organisations operating in the country following a public outcry. The plans, contain...
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Tanzania lifts tax relief on religious institutions.

Faith-based schools, colleges, hospitals and other institutions in Tanzania stand to lose their existing special relief on value added tax (VAT) under proposals contained in the 2009-2010 budget prese...
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Fund for artisan miners.

Small-scale miners in Tanzania stand to benefit from a new fund established by the government to assist their activities,
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Entrepreneurs day in Dar es Salaam.

Friday 3 April will see the first ever entrepreneurs day dedicated to private sector business in Tanzania,
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Global finance conference in Dar es Salaam.

Dar es Salaam is to host a global finance conference on 10-11 March under the title
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New African free trade zone.

Leaders of three existing regional blocs in Africa have decided to create a single free trade zone spanning 26 countries to facilitate intra-regional trade and strengthen members
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Credit crunch hits Dar es Salaam.

The current financial crisis may have its epicentre in the United States and Europe, but the ripple effect is being felt throughout the world, including Tanzania
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New clearance system for Dar port.

The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) is to introduce a new computerised tax collection system at Dar es Salaam port to simplify and speed up clearance procedures,
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Faidika na BBC competition.

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is inviting young Swahili-speaking entrepreneurs from Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo to take part in this year


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