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Tanzania Today  

Tanzania Today |

After the Debt Relief - The New Rush into Borrowing

As African states line up to join the growing club of dollar bond issuers, experts warn of a slide back into indebtedness.

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Tanzania Today |

Tanzania Eurobond to be delayed if costs too high

President Jakaya Kikwete has said that Tanzania aims to launch its debut Eurobond worth at least $700 million in the financial year starting July and could seek more if conditions were favourable or delay if costs were too high.

But are these Eurobonds a good idea in the first place? Read this article together with the warning about the rush to borrow via Eurobonds by Tosin Sulaiman in "The Citizen" of March 19th.

 

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Africa Tomorrow  

Africa Tomorrow |

Burundi and Rwanda: A Deafening Silence

With everybody looking to Rwanda because of the 20 year anniversary of the genocide and to Burundi because of President's Nkurunziza's questionable maneuvrings it is worthwile to read Juana de Catheu's critical take on the developments in these neigbouring countries from last November.

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Africa Tomorrow |

Doing Business with the World Bank: When "Development" Drives Inequality and Poverty

According to Martin Kirk the World Bank is using the neoliberal blueprint for economic development:  "Thhe World Bank's Doing Business rankings", he argues,  "reward countries who service the needs of large-scale international business, to the detriment of the majority, and punish those that don't."

 

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FES Tanzania  

FES Tanzania |

Young Leaders Forum – Second Session

The second session of the Young Leaders Forum [YLF] is scheduled to take place in Dar es Salaam in April.

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FES Tanzania |

Labour Commissioner Catalyses Ratification of ILO Convention 189

The Ministry of  Labour and Employment in collaboration with the Friedrich-Ebert- Stiftung and the International Domestic Workers Federation have organised a two days meeting on 3rd and 4th of April at the Regency Park Hotel in Dar es salaam.

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