Tanzania to lose up to $1b under StatOil PSA: Open these Oil and Gas Contracts

By Zitto Kabwe, MP

When news of the leaked Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) between Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) and Norweigean State Company StatOil came out through social networks, the discussion was muted. When a blogger Ben Taylor wrote a brief about it, some of us saw how serious the issue is. According to the article http://africanarguments.org/2014/07/04/leaked-agreement-shows-tanzania-may-not-get-a-good-deal-for-gas-by-ben-taylor/ Tanzania may be losing up to $1 billion each year depending on the levels of production of natural gas. However, very few people may understand. Took a liberty to simplify the leak and comparing it with the Model PSA which shall be used as a benchmark for these contracts.

Q What exactly is the document?

The leaked document isn’t the PSA per se, but an addendum to the original PSA for

Hon. Membe pays a courtesy call to Archbishop Pengo


Hon. Bernard K. Membe, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation pays a courtesy call to His Eminence Polycarp Cardinal Pengo, Archbishop of the Dar es salaam Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church at his residence in Kurasini, Dar es salaam.

Four field sales men needed in Dar

Our Client is looking to recruit Four field sales men in Dar aged between 25-35 with qualification of form IV and above, fluent in Swahili and spoken English is a must.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

-He must be able to locate major markets and trading areas,
-Must have good sales skills,
-Personal rapport with major FMCG distributors, wholesalers, retailers etc,
-Must have skills in Distribution logistics and budgeting,

A Secretary / Sales Coordinator is needed

Our Client is looking to recruit ONE female secretary cum sales Coordinator aged between 25-35 with qualification of form IV and above, fluent in Swahili and spoken English is a must.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

-She must have a diploma in Office Administration, with Sales & Marketing Exp.
-Extremely good talker with high convincing power
-Knowledge in basic labor laws.

One field sales man needed in Mbeya

Our Client is looking to recruit ONE field sales man in MBEYA aged between 25-35 with qualification of form IV and above, fluent in Swahili and spoken English is a must.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

-He must be able to locate major markets and trading areas,
-Must have good sales skills,
-Personal rapport with major FMCG distributors, wholesalers, retailers etc,
-Must have skills in Distribution logistics and budgeting,

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UN says Tanzania tops Foreign Direct Investment destination in EAC

  • Recent data from UNCTAD indicates, in 2013 Tanzania had USD 12.7 billion in FDI stock, eclipsing both Kenya and Uganda which stood at a low USD 3.4 billion and USD 8.8 billion respectively.

By News from Africa, Staff Writer -- Tanzania is now the top destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the East Africa region, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Recent data from UNCTAD indicates, in 2013 Tanzania had USD 12.7 billion in FDI stock, eclipsing both Kenya and Uganda which stood at a low USD 3.4 billion and USD 8.8 billion respectively.

UNCTAD statistics also reveal that in 2013, Tanzania attracted USD 1.9 billion in

Raw video captured in Brazil as an overpass rushed to build before 2014 FIIFA World Cup collapses, killing two


At least two people have been killed by a bridge collapse in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte.



Firefighters said the overpass - close to the Mineirao football stadium - fell on

CBE Launches Doctoral Studies in collaboration with the University of Eastern Finland

THE College of Business Education (CBE) in collaboration with the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) has launched the international multidisciplinary doctoral studies.

The programme will be the first in Tanzania, East African Community (EAC) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) regions, due to a combination of expertise from diverse fields and intensive interactive work between students and supervisors through the internet.

The CBE Rector, Prof Emmanuel Mjema, said at the event held in Dar es Salaam on