“Right now the demand for fibre is so huge...We cannot match the demand” - Yunus Mssika, director of the Tanzania Sisal Board
Tanzania’s Magufuli said he’d agreed with his Uganda’s Museveni to route it through his country. Tullow says decision is “above our pay grade”
There have been wider tensions around Zanzibar’s union with the mainland, with some parties wanting to break ties and return to independence
…as Nairobi puts on a brave face; says such a deal would have been agreed beforehand between presidents Museveni and Kenyatta.
Billions of shillings have spent on schools, water projects and an electricity over the past three months - money that wasn’t previously available
President John Magufuli who took office in November has pledged to speed up growth by diversifying the mostly agrarian economy
Tanzania's Magufuli banned Independence Day partying and state Christmas cards; when will the big moves come?>Joseph Burite
These actions change the tone and mindset. What is needed is comprehensive structural changes to address long-term problems.
State-owned Air Tanzania says does not have enough aircraft to compete in the business, with final plan to become clearer after next month's ballot.
Nigeria in $20bn nuclear power talks with Russia - struggling S. Africa currently has eight times more capacity>
Africa’s biggest economy is seeking to add 1,200 megawatts of capacity by the end of the decade.