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Infrastructure Projects in Tanzania

  • Tanzania announces $421m project to strengthen Port of Dar es Salaam infrastructure

    TANZANIA, 2017/09/06 On July 2 President John Magufuli unveiled the Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP), which aims to overhaul Port of Dar es Salaam’s infrastructure by 2023. The project, which according to the World Bank will cost approximately $421m, will see the construction of a new multi-purpose berth at Gerezani Creek, dredging of the port’s entrance channel, and intermodal improvements to both rail and road linkages. In a bid to expand its share of regional trade, Tanzania is investing billions of shillings into a number of transport projects, including a multi-year upgrade of the country’s principal port, the Port of Dar es Salaam.
  • China Exim Bank Will Lend Tanzania $7.6 Billion for Railway

    CHINA, 2016/07/26
  • Africa: China in U.S.$6 Billion Offer for Tanzania Rail

    CHINA, 2016/05/10 China last week said it is ready to provide $6.8 billion for the construction of Tanzania's Standard Gauge railway along the Central Corridor . This follows talks held between China's Ambassador to Tanzania Dr. Lu Youqing and President John Magufuli in which the government has as well set aside $454,545 out of its $13.2 billion in the fortcoming 2016/17 financial year. A statement issued by the National Home reveals that construction of the 2,561 railway is expected to boost the performance of the port of Dar es Salaam and the national economy in general. Ambassador Lu as well handed over to President Magufuli a letter with message from Chinese President Xi Jinping.