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We Need a Cohesive Strategy and Coordinated Approach for SMEs to grow post COVID-19

The announcement of a prolonged shut-down across many major African countries as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19 could have dramatic negative effects on the economy of the entire continent. Africa’s GDP is largely driven by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the informal sector that accounts for …

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Mining sector’s evolution is in tandem with global demand for increased responsibility and sustainability.

The expectations and priorities of a modern-day investor in the mining sector have significantly changed in line with global demand for more responsible and sustainable extraction of mineral resources. ESG, referring to the performance of investment portfolios against Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards, has firmly established itself across the …

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Mining reforms start bearing fruits in Tanzania

Tanzania continues to benefit from mining sector reforms, with the sector’s contribution to GDP in 2018/19 increasing to 5 per cent, up from 4.8 per cent the previous year. Since taking the office in 2015, President Magufuli has been pushing for more revenues from the mining sector. His government introduced …

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