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

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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...


End dissent in cabinet, ministers told

Determined to win an election on the ruling party's ticket, President Hassan has reshuffled her cabinet again

A year after being fast-tracked into government as defence minister, Stergomena Tax has been promoted again, this time as Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation,...



Campaigners disrupt East African pipeline plan

European governments are suspending plans to drop fossil fuel projects but many big banks fear reputational damage if they raise finance for them

Environmental activists are stepping up efforts to dissuade banks and insurance companies from supporting the $5 billion East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project, due to run...


Barrick in the dock

A group of seven Tanzanians will have their day in the High Court in London on 17 March when subsidiaries of Canada-based Barrick Gold face allegations of unlawful killings and ass...

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