Archive for the ‘Tanzania’ Category

Africa Takes Aim at Avocado Market Expected to Reach $26 Billion by 2030

Via Emerging Real Estate, a report on the global avocado market, which is expected to reach $26.04 billion by 2030, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 7.3%. Africa, already a major producer, is poised to be a key player in this growth. Specific growth projections for Africa’s avocado industry are difficult to make, […]

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The Horn Of Africa States: The Coming Danger To Its Blue Economy

Via Eurasia Review, commentary on the proposed East African Federation: The East African Federation is a proposition on the table. It is to be a union of the eight EAC members and any other member that would join it in the future into a single federated sovereign state. The current members include in Alphabetical order […]

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Russia Considering Creating Ports in Tanzania, Senegal, Algeria and Egypt

Via Russia’s TASS News, a report that Russia is considering the possibility of creating ports in Tanzania, Senegal, Algeria and Egypt: Russia is considering the creation of ports to organize the flow of domestic goods with African countries, in particular in Tanzania, Senegal, Algeria and Egypt. Roman Chekushov, director of the department of international cooperation […]

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African Coastal Nations See Opportunities While Landlocked Pay The Price

Via The East African, an article on the opportunities seen by African coastal nations: Summary UNCTAD says long distances to the sea, poor road or railway have left these countries “with far higher bills to import and export goods by road and rail. In many places, poor infrastructure and border bureaucracy add time, cost and […]

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China Steers Course for African Ports In Renewed Diplomatic Push

Via China Strategy, a report on China’s interest in African ports via a renewed diplomatic push” On March 23, the ships arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for a five-day stopover before heading to the port of Maputo in Mozambique on April 1 for another five-day tour. While in Tanzania, representatives visited the Dar es […]

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Tanzania Wooing Chinese Tourists With New Documentary

Via Semafor, an article on Tanzania’s efforts to use media to attract Chinese tourists: Tanzania is once again turning to film to attract tourists but this time focused on visitors from China. A new documentary, dubbed “Amazing Tanzania,” is scheduled to premiere in May featuring Chinese actor Jin Dong, who is also a tourism goodwill ambassador […]

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