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BUSINESS IN AFRICA: MAKING AFRICA WORK: AFRICA’S FUTURE DEPENDS ON PEOPLE, NOT COMMODITIES
Written by TIMES CORRESPONDENT   
Friday, 22 April 2016 13:51

‘Is anyone here actually hoping to make any money – or are you all just trying to minimise your losses?’ The question, asked at a dinner in London for investors who specialise in Africa, showed how the mood has changed in the past year. The financiers around the table — mostly holders of African bonds — all said they were simply trying not to lose money!

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ESA LAUNCHES REGIONAL FUND TO CREATE SOYBEAN ‘VALUE CHAINS’
Written by TIMES CORRESPONENT   
Friday, 22 April 2016 13:49

The Soybean Challenge Fund will provide grants of up to Tsh2.5 billion to successful applicants

 

[Dar es Salaam] FoodTrade East & Southern Africa has launched a Soybean Challenge Fund that is open to applicants in Tanzania and eight other countries across East and Southern Africa.

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BUDGET PLANS IN QUESTION AS DAR PORT EARNINGS IN DECLINE
Written by ANIL KIJA   
Friday, 22 April 2016 13:18

PROSPECTS for collecting the full Budget revenues as envisaged for the next financial year which commences next July 1 looked somewhat tepid as reports filtered in over the past week that use of the port of Dar es Salaam for transit trade have been declining rapidly. Data for the period January-March 2016 was unflattering; reportedly, port use had declined by close to 50 per cent, with fewer containers in transit through Dar es Salaam being handled.

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THE ACACIA/BARRACK-BISMARCK TRA JUDICIAL WRANGLE HOTS UP
Written by TIMES CORRESPONDENT   
Friday, 22 April 2016 13:46

Political sources close to BUSINESS TIMES have indicated that the TRA/Barrick-Acacia legal tussle over a tax evasion dispute – as well as the recent TRA Tribunal’s ruling, together with the Acacia/Bismarck dispute over the loss of a mining licence where Bismarck is claiming US$115 million in compensation – have all been put on the agenda to be debated in Parliament.

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AN ALBINO...? RARE WHITE GIRAFFE SPOTTED IN TANZANIA
Written by MARK MOLLOY   
Friday, 22 April 2016 13:15

A white giraffe with a genetic skin condition has been photographed at a national park in Tanzania – and experts fear that she could become a target for poachers   

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