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VIDEO: Regional authority chiefs address road carnage

NBS: With poor infrastructure identified one of the major bottlenecks thwarting economic developments, the regional Roads Authority chief executives are moving to establish East African Regional Authorities Forum in order to share experiences. The executives are meeting to draw means of addressing the challenges they face as they respond to …

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Magufuli refuses to budge on tourism Value Added Tax

ATC News by Wolfgang H. Thome The battle lines are now clearly drawn in Tanzania between the country’s tourism industry and the government, after President Magufuli told the sector off over their dissent about the Value Added Tax of 18 percent, which was unexpectedly heaped on services across the board, …

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Jobs: Director Economic affairs East Africa

Job Opening Posting Title: DIRECTOR, SUB-REGIONAL OFFICE FOR EAST AFRICA Job Code Title: CHIEF OF SERVICE, ECONOMIC AFFAIRS Department/Office: ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA Duty Station: KIGALI Posting Period: 30 June 2016 – 28 August 2016 Job Opening Number: 62980 Staffing Exercise N/A APPLY HERE (CLICK) Share on: WhatsApp

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Massive deposits of helium found in Tanzania

Researchers have revealed that Tanzania is lying on a huge deposit of valuable gas – helium. The discovery, according the LIVESCIENCE, occurred after researchers applied new methods of searching for the rare element. The researches from United Kingdom and Norway focused on identifying pockets of helium gas as a result of …

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TMEA launches second phase

Regional trade facilitation organisation to pump between Shs 2.66 – Shs 2.83 trillion in region On May 31, executives at Trademark East Africa, a not-for- profit organization that supports the East African Community integration process in trade policy reforms and trade-related infrastructure, gathered in Kampala. The meeting was intended to …

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Ugandan takes charge at top brewery UBL

  Mark Ocitti Ongom was on Thursday unveiled in Kampala as the new Managing Director (MD) of Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL), taking over from Nyimpini Mabunda. Ongom is only the second Ugandan to lead the beverage manufacturer since UK multinational Diageo Plc, acquired majority shareholding in East African Breweries Limited …

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Elgon Cup: The squad to take on Kenya

Looking at the final 23-man rugby Cranes squad to face a high-flying (pun intended) Kenya side Saturday afternoon, many a fan and rugby fraternity have mixed feelings. It will be very unfamiliar having old guards Mathias Ochwo and Alex Mubiru, both fit, sit out this affair. The duo was the …

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Standard Gauge Railway compensation starts in Tororo

Up to 1,700 people in Tororo will be compensated to enable the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project go ahead on schedule in September. The compensation exercise for the Project Affected Persons (PAPs) started at the weekend Tororo. The SGR is one of several ventures by the  Northern Corridor Integration Projects …

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