Why Capital Markets Matter in Current Environment

[Citizen] In my last week’s article I articulated the case for companies to consider going public by selling shares via the Initial Public Offering (IPO) and subsequently list their shares into the stock exchange. I said that some of the functions and …

[Citizen] In my last week's article I articulated the case for companies to consider going public by selling shares via the Initial Public Offering (IPO) and subsequently list their shares into the stock exchange. I said that some of the functions and roles of a stock exchange include: facilitating the capital formation within the economy, facilitate company growth financing by long term source of capital, mobilisation of funds within the economy, providing a ready market and liquidity for shares and other listed fi

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

To Win the War On Drugs, We Need to Fight As One

[Citizen] In recent weeks, the nation has been gripped by debate on the war on drug trafficking and abuse in a manner not experienced before. What started as a simple, one-man effort by the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda to rid the re…

[Citizen] In recent weeks, the nation has been gripped by debate on the war on drug trafficking and abuse in a manner not experienced before. What started as a simple, one-man effort by the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda to rid the region of the drug scourge has morphed into a juggernaut.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Manji in Trouble Over Immigration Issues

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The owner of Quality Group of Companies, Mr Yusuf Manji, is facing another problem after 25 of his company employees working in various departments allegedly found with no immigration documents.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The owner of Quality Group of Companies, Mr Yusuf Manji, is facing another problem after 25 of his company employees working in various departments allegedly found with no immigration documents.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Atiku Visits IBB, Again Canvasses Country’s Restructuring

[Leadership] Capt Yahaya Gombe, Amb. Yahaya Kwande , Alhaji Kowaronga Gada and Alhaji Jamiliu Jibrin, stated that he was at Babangida’s residence to wish him well after his return from medical vacation abroad.

[Leadership] Capt Yahaya Gombe, Amb. Yahaya Kwande , Alhaji Kowaronga Gada and Alhaji Jamiliu Jibrin, stated that he was at Babangida's residence to wish him well after his return from medical vacation abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Confusion Reigns in Small-Scale Mining

[Citizen] Morogoro -Small-scale miners have asked the government to clear the confusion over whether they are required to possess the environmental protection plan (EPP) certificates or ones for the environmental impact assessment (EIA) before starting…

[Citizen] Morogoro -Small-scale miners have asked the government to clear the confusion over whether they are required to possess the environmental protection plan (EPP) certificates or ones for the environmental impact assessment (EIA) before starting their operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Bourse Down Sh2 Billion Over Liquidity Woes

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Turnover of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) declined by 85 per cent last week as brokers report limited supply of equities and low liquidity in some counters.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Turnover of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) declined by 85 per cent last week as brokers report limited supply of equities and low liquidity in some counters.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Driving Africa’s Growth Through FDIs Inflows

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Although concerns exist regarding the negative effects of foreign capital inflows, including Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and portfolio equity and debt flows, a variety of empirical studies have demonstrated that the inflows…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Although concerns exist regarding the negative effects of foreign capital inflows, including Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and portfolio equity and debt flows, a variety of empirical studies have demonstrated that the inflows stimulate economic growth with the transfer of new technologies and innovations, human capital formation, and integration in global markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nation Hosts Emergency Meeting On Armyworm Infestation

[Deutsche Welle] The United Nations is holding emergency talks in Harare to address the crop-eating “armyworm” caterpillars currently devastating farmland across several African countries.

[Deutsche Welle] The United Nations is holding emergency talks in Harare to address the crop-eating "armyworm" caterpillars currently devastating farmland across several African countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

With So Much Goodwill, New Somali Leader Should Be Better

[Citizen] The joy was palpable on the streets of Mogadishu as one of the most unlikely candidates, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo (pictured), was declared the winner of the presidential election in Somalia last week.

[Citizen] The joy was palpable on the streets of Mogadishu as one of the most unlikely candidates, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo (pictured), was declared the winner of the presidential election in Somalia last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia