Zambia’s Minister Mines, Energy and Water Development Christopher Yaluma announced that Zambia and Tanzania have agreed to build another oil pipeline linking the two countries in addition to the current Tanzania Zambia Mafuta (TAZAMA) pipeline.
At a recent banquet organized in Lusaka to strengthen relations between Tanzania and Zambia, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete accepted the requested by his Zambian counterpart Edgard Lungu to sell natural gas to his neighboring country.
According to a new report released by the Business Monitor International (BMI) Tanzania is planning to expand its mining sector through the further development of its significant nickel, coal and uranium deposits.
The Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) has announced that the construction of the natural gas pipeline running between Mtwara to Dar es Salaam is nearing completion and will be commissioned in July 2015.
In an effort to further expand the reach of solar power in Tanzania the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced a new financing scheme for Off Grid Electric, which provides mobile-operated solar electric systems to consumers in rural and urban Tanzania.