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

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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...


Magufuli's mega-projects live on

Instead of reviewing the grand economic schemes she has inherited, the President is embracing them, despite warnings about the viability of some

A key part of the political identity of late President John Magufuli was to promote massive infrastructural projects to boost industrialisation and bring prosperity. President Sami...

Samia builds her base and sets down markers

After a shaky start President Samia has imposed herself on ruling party and state alike and eased up on repression, but popularity eludes her so far

President Samia Suluhu Hassan astonished supporters and sceptics alike when she attended International Women's Day celebration on 8 March as a guest of Bawacha, the women's wing of...


How a truce in the trade wars boosts business

Making gradual reform moves at home, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has moved faster to mend fences in the region and boost her country's GDP growth

Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan's regional diplomacy is gradually resolving longrunning tit-for-tat trade disputes in the region in the first few months of her tenure, the...


President Hassan edges towards political reform and big gas

Ahead of the signing of a multi-billion dollar gas export project, investors are keeping a close watch on stability

This year, the government is embarking on two big projects which could radically change the country's political economy over the next five years. Firstly, and under pressure from o...

Local processing row holds up rare earth mine

Australian company says its discovery at Ngualla is the world's fifth largest rare earth deposit outside China

A battle over the processing of minerals produced in Tanzania is holding up a US$350 million project to mine rare earths at Ngualla, in the south-west of the country. The investors...

Dash to oil depends on China

Uganda is hoping that Chinese funding will enable it to make good on plans to start commercially pumping its oil reserves in April 2025, as the latest part of its ambitious East Af...

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