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Plastic bag ban delayed

Plastic bags were to be banned in mainland Tanzania effective January 1, with official notices widely published by the government in 2016. However Dar Post has learned that…




TANESCO boss sacked over tariff hike

The head of utility provider TANESCO has been removed from his post by the president, after the company announced it would be raising power tariffs. “It’s unacceptable…



Update: higher power bill for 2017?

Update: Energy Minister Sospeter Muhongo has ordered the implementation of new energy tariffs be halted until the ‘government has thoroughly and carefully considered the formal report it…


Climate crippling coffee crops

Rising temperatures and unpredictable rains are crippling Tanzania’s coffee crops. “The areas that are suitable to produce coffee are going to shrink drastically,” says Peter Läderach, an…