Tanzanian government keen on widening e-government services

DAR ES SALAAM— MINISTER of State in the President’s Office (Public Service Management & Good Governance), Jenista Mhagama, has tasked the new board of the e-Government Agency (e-GA) to advise the government on how it could make all Tanzanians at grassroots access its services through e-government system.   “Give advice over improving systems of e-Government. […]

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Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa – Living on the Edge [EN/PT]

Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to grow by 3.6 percent in 2022 – more than one percentage point slower than 2021 mainly due to a worldwide slowdown, tighter financial conditions, and volatile commodity prices. Rising food and energy prices are striking at the region’s most vulnerable, and public debt and inflation are at levels not seen […]

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Hand-of-God ball sells for US$ 2.4 million

The ball Argentine football star Diego Maradona punched through English keeper Peter Shilton’s fists to score the opening goal of the quarterfinal match the eventual champions went past during the Mexico 1986 World Cup sold Wednesday at auction for £2 million (US$2.4 million).   Also known as the “Hand of God” ball, the white Adidas […]

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African Women Entrepreneurs Call for Support of Africa Free Trade

African women entrepreneurs from 35 countries have called for more support from lenders and governments to help them benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area. Meeting in Cameroon’s capital for the U.N.-sponsored African Women Entrepreneur Forum, the women say their businesses are mostly small, informal, and suffer discrimination. More than 200 women from 35 […]

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Kenya, Tanzania launch postal cross border business partnership

NAMANGA (Kenya-Tanzania border post)— The Postal Corporation of Kenya has launched a cross-border business partnership with the Tanzania Postal Corporation to facilitate ease of doing business and enhance service delivery between the two countries.   The partnership will offer a platform that will ensure fast and efficient delivery of Postal and Courier services, with the […]

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