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EAST AFRICA PUSHES AHEAD WITH SOLAR POWER ROUTE TO RURAL PROSPERITY



Despite having high solar radiation with between 2,800 and 3,500 hours of sunshine in a year (when there are 8,760 hours for each non-leap year), the solar energy potential in East Africa is yet to be fully exploited.

But in this region, it is not fossil fuels that dominate.…

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TANZANIA PUTS MINING FIRMS ON NOTICE OVER ROYALTIES



TANZANIAN authorities have put mining firms that continue to defy sections of the country’s mining laws on notice. 

Simon Msanjila, permanent secretary in the nation’s Ministry of Minerals told Metal Bulletin that all mining companies that fail to pay royalties and adhere to the mining code risk having permits to transport their products cancelled. …

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TANZANIA’S WIG AND HAIR EXTENSION TAX PROMPTS INDUSTRY CONCERN ACROSS EAST AFRICA



THE TANZANIAN government’s decision to increase levies on dry hair imports and associated wigs, hair pieces and extensions, and which are widely popular in the country, has been met with real concern and some anger by the east African beauty industry.…

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LICIT ARMS TRADE LIGHTLY REGULATED BY AML RULES, DESPITE CONCERNS OVER UNETHICAL PRACTICES



The conventional arms trade has a reputation for using side payment sweeteners to secure multi-million dollar deals. But despite allegations of corruption in numerous jurisdictions, the legitimate arms trade is not on the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) radar. Should it be?…

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EAST AFRICAN MONEY LAUNDERING BLAMED ON LACK OF LAW ENFORCEMENT



EAST African countries maybe updating their anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) legislation and strengthening related institutions, but experts warn that a lack of enforcement will aid the proliferation of ML and TF in the region.

In Kenya, a Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill was approved by the country’s parliament last March (2017).…

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SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA PERSONAL CARE EMERGING MARKETS STILL SURGE AHEAD WHILE WEALTHIER SOUTH AFRICA STAGNATES



SUB-SAHARAN Africa continues to grow as a key market for personal care product brands, with enlarging middle classes providing more spending power – however, the region’s most mature market – South Africa – has been experiencing some stagnation.

The rest of the region still is performing as emerging markets should – with growing sales, even when uneven across categories, giving brands much hope for the future.…

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TANZANIA MINING COMPANIES FEAR OUTPUT FALL AS GOVERNMENT ENFORCES REFORMS



METAL ore exploration and production companies are warning Tanzania faces a sharp decline in metal ore output as the government continues to implement stringent laws to regulate the sector.

Tensions between the state and foreign-owned companies have been rising as the government of President John Pombe Magufuli has increased surveillance on the output of mines in the country, blocking exports.…

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TANZANIAN METAL SECTOR CRITICISES DRASTIC MINING LAW REFORMS



ANXIETY has greeted the passage and signing of three sets of laws to regulate the mining sector in Tanzania, even though it could reverse a ban on copper and gold exports imposed in March.

The Natural Wealth and Resources Contracts (Review and re-negotiation of unconscionable terms) Act 2017, The Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, No 7 of 2017 and The Natural Wealth and Resources (Permanent Sovereignty) Act 2017 were approved by parliamentarians on July 3

Tanzanian President John Magufuli signed the new bills into law on July 5, despite opposition from key industry players.…

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SOLAR COOKERS OFFER HIGHER LIVING STANDARDS FOR THE POOR AND MAJOR EMISSION REDUCTIONS



SOLAR power of course draws on a free renewable energy to create electricity, but a burgeoning sector is enabling the harnessing of heat for cooking, which can promote energy efficiency in all manner of climates – solar cookers.

Indian solar cooker innovator Deepak Gadhia and Julie Greene, executive director, Solar Cookers International (SCI), co-chaired a 6th SCI World Conference held in Gujarat, India, this January, that demonstrated how these technologies are entering the mainstream.…

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OPEN UNIVERSITY OF TANZANIA OPENS NEW FRONTIERS ABROAD



The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) is reaching out to higher education institutions in other neighbouring countries to establish collaborations that will encourage more foreign students to enroll for distance learning.
University vice chancellor Professor Tolly Mbwette said the institution’s board hoped to spread its influence regionally: “We are now the largest distance learning university in the region and our plan is to take distance learning to most countries in East Africa and those under the Southern African Development Community [SADC] by 2016.”…

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