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Tanzania

Population: 63.58m
GDP: $67.84bn
Debt: 36.1% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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Nation mourns the 'nearly man' Lowassa

Despite his burning ambition the late Edward Lowassa was ever the bridesmaid and never the bride, but his career exemplified national politics

Edward Lowassa, who has died aged 70, was a close friend, confidant and ally of ex-President Jakaya Kikwete who spent a fortune advancing his prospects and embracing any part of th...


The return of the hard men

President Samia won praise for mitigating her predecessor's authoritarianism, but his loyalists are on the march again and she is accommodating them

The outspoken Paul Makonda, who has just been appointed to a key ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) post, is fast emerging as the leader of a new dawn for resurgent loyalists of the ...


China holds key to regional oil project

The fate of Albertine oil and the pipeline to export it rests on Beijing's willingness to finance the plan which flouts World Bank climate rules

The massive oil project, which includes the East African Crude Oil Pipeline – heated over its 1,443-kilometre journey to the Tanzanian coast at Tanga – continues to sti...


Concerns mount over carbon credit deals

President Samia's government is piling into 'green bonds' and stepping up fossil fuel projects at the same time

As questions multiply about 'greenwashing' and financial compliance Tanzania is gearing up to enter the booming carbon credit market, signing memoranda of understanding with invest...


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Dubai faces legal hurdles with port plan

DP World's port plans on pause after Dar es Salaam withdraws legal changes that would have facilitated the deal

President Samia Suluhu Hassan appears to have backed down following a damaging row over a controversial agreement signed in February with the United Arab Emirates for logistics gia...

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Samia's response to Emirati port deal critics prompts backlash

The president's commitment to free speech is being questioned after the arrest of opposition and civil society activists who criticised the deal with the UAE

The government's heavy-handed response to critics of a controversial port deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has prompted condemnation from Amnesty International and Human Ri...

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The future of the pipeline depends on Beijing

After Standard Chartered Bank drops out of the pipeline financing consortium, China now has the casting vote

The future of the US$5 billion East African Crude Oil Pipeline looks increasingly dependent on China after Standard Chartered bank became the latest institution to walk away from f...

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