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Tanzania

Population: 57.31 mn.
GDP: $52.09 bn.
Debt: $18.24 bn.

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Tanzania's gas players

Songas consortium consists of PanAfrican Energy Limited, a subsidiary of Orca Exploration, CDC Globeleq and the state-owned Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC). Songa...


TAZARA troubles

China’s flagship African railroad project continues to lose money, and Chinese management may be brought in to avoid throwing more good money after bad. Built in the 1970s, the Tan...


Bye-bye Mr Speaker

The election puts corruption centre-stage

Only 42% of eligible voters went to the polls. Many are taking it as a sign that the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi government needs to tackle corruption or face defeat in 2015. Voters...


Down but not out

The general elections were won, as predicted, by the Chama cha Mapinduzi, which did however suffer some setbacks. Exit polls showed President Jakaya Kikwete in the lead but with tw...


Challenging the CCM

The rise of the opposition Chadema party will not threaten the CCM’s majority but it will make the election battles fiercer

The majority of the governing party, Chama cha Mapinduzi, is unlikely to be overturned at the 31 October election. There are nevertheless widespread expectations of good results fo...


Kikwete marshals his troops

The political parties expected to do best in the 31 October general elections are the governing Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM), with Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) probably...


A vote about corruption

Amid corruption concerns, a power struggle is growing within the governing party

It is an overwhelming certainty that the governing Chama cha Mapinduzi will win elections on the mainland again in seven months' time. Yet behind the scenes, there is a battle for ...


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Blatant corruption could jeopardise substantial aid funds for Tanzania's government. About a third of its 2009/10 budget of 9.51 trillion Tanzanian shillings (US$7.29 billion) come...


BAE Systems refunds fraud

BAE Systems could face another round of legal problems on its arms contracts in Africa, Eastern Europe and Saudi Arabia following an injunction obtained by British lobbyists Corner...


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