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Economic Update | Microinsurance penetration set to increase in Tanzania

30 Mar 2017
Tanzania Insurance
Tanzania’s microinsurers could benefit from strong growth, with some domestic players looking to expand operations and recent pro-consumer reforms expected to support further take-up and deepen...

Economic Update | Tanzania banking turns mobile

28 Feb 2017
Tanzania - Banking
Mobile money has seen impressive growth in Tanzania in recent years, emerging as a key facilitator of financial inclusion, while agency banking is showing promise as a route to new customers for...

Economic Update | Stronger support for Tanzania’s farmers

25 Jan 2017
Tanzania agriculture
National efforts to modernise Tanzania’s underdeveloped agricultural industry received a major boost at the end of 2016, in the form of a $93.5m loan from the African Development Bank.

Economic Update | Tanzania lays out big investments in power generation

24 Jan 2017
Tanzania power generation
In a bid to satisfy growing demand for power, Tanzania has ramped up investment in alternative energy schemes, with a focus on smoothing regional disparities.

Economic Update | Tanzania’s railway project gains pace

20 Jan 2017
Tanzania Transport
A drive to improve Tanzania’s transport infrastructure is gathering momentum, with billions of dollars of funding being put towards the development of the country’s rail network.

Economic Update | VAT introduction to impact growth in Tanzania’s tourism industry

26 Dec 2016
Tanzania tourism
Tanzania’s efforts to improve its infrastructure have led to a search for new revenue streams, which may impact growth in the tourism sector over the near term.