Tanzania-based Tigo Pesa, a mobile money transfer service, just received the GSMA Mobile Money certification. Tigo Pesa is one of the few mobile financial services providers which has achieved this.
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Tanzania's Registrar of Companies Provides Information for Companies Entering into the Online Registration System
The Government of Tanzania's Registrar of Companies has issued a requirement that all companies in the country must register on the ORS within six months of the opening of the Online Registration System (ORS) on February 1, 2018.
Funders looking to invest in financial inclusion are now making Sub-Saharan Africa a top priority. The region now accounts for 30 percent of all active projects.
The servicing arm of the Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI), LCI Services, has expanded its Debt Collection Services to cover 11 new African markets to support clients in their regional growth and protect their trade receivables.
Tigo Tanzania, a digital lifestyle company, has formed a partnership with Uber, a transportation network company based in California.
On 9 May 2018, the “World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” will be opening at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. to reveal the diverse interchanges that break down barriers between Africa and Asia.
GE Healthcare, an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Amref Health Africa, the largest non-governmental organization based in Africa, announced a partnership aimed at strengthening the healthcare systems in Africa.
The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania in Dar es Salaam has received a grant for 3.782 billion yen from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to help pay for the Project for the Widening of New Bagamoyo Road (Phase 2).
FINCA, a micro-finance institution in Tanzania, has partnered with the Canada-based Mastercard Foundation to boost Africa’s financial inclusion.
Cornell University in New York has announced its expansion of international efforts to deliver improved varieties of cassava to smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with $35 million in new funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UK aid from the United Kingdom.
Last 6 February 2018, U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor has officially opened a three-day regional U.S. Alumni Global Health Workshop at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Ruaha Energy Company, a Tanzanian developer of small power project mini-grids, has signed an agreement with Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) for delivery of 0.95 megawatt (MW) of power to the main grid from Ruaha’s facility in an industrial area in the heart of the new Kilosa Town.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
The UK-based Clinigen Group plc, a global pharmaceutical and services company, has reached agreement with Eisai Europe Ltd., the European branch of Japan-based Eisai, for marketing rights to Halaven® (eribulin), Fycompa® (perampanel) and Lenvima® (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
Orca Exploration Group, based in the British Virgin Islands, has signed definitive agreements for up to US $130 million investment by Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc in the Orca Group.
As part of events connected with World Prematurity Day 2017, a joint presentation by representatives from research co-sponsors Tanzania and Germany presented results in new born care improvement as part of their programme "Improving Maternal and Child Health" (IMCH).
The Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program, operated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), just announced 18 new grantees. These grantees come from Brazil, India, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia.
According to a new report by Baker McKenzie and Silk Road Associates, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is increasing BRI-related projects with up to US $350 billion over the next five years. Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Egypt are among the major African economies which may benefit from this substantial investment.
Tanzania is a very much underserved market with respect to formal financial services, with access in the rural areas only 8.5% in the rural areas and 23% in the urban areas.
MultiChoice Tanzania (MCT), the first Pay TV company in Tanzania, is celebrating 20 years of changing lives and delivering entertainment through innovative content delivery.
Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels & Resorts just announced plans to double the number of Hyatt Hotels in Africa by 2020. That will bring six new hotels in total in Africa, including ones in Algeria, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Senegal and Marrakech.
Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), a nonprofit company and a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany, will be conducting the Fourth edition of their annual 'Merck Africa Asia Luminary' event on the 24th and 25th of October 2018.
With sanctions tightening around North Korea as it continues testing more missiles and nuclear weapons, the United Nations has launched investigations into charges Uganda and Tanzania may have violated UN sanctions against the country.
Hong Kong-based QNET (www.QNET.net), a player in the US $200 billion global direct selling industry, announced it is entering the Eastern African direct selling sector with its first local agency in Tanzania.