BRELA Public Notice: outstanding annual returns

In February 2017, the Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) issued the following public notice: “It is a statutory duty for every company incorporated in Tanzania to file their Annual Returns, with the Registrar of Companies, accompanied with Audited Accounts in every year. This is in accordance with sections 128(1) and 132(1) of the Companies Act … Read more

AfDB approves USD 870,000 for off-grid energy

As part of the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), the African Development Bank (AFDB) has approved a grant of USD 870,000 to the Rural Energy Agency (REA) towards financing off-grid energy projects in Tanzania. AFDB states that there is significant market potential for off-grid electrification projects in Tanzania due to the vast size of … Read more

New Tanesco Managing Director

President Magufuli has appointed Mr Tito Esau Mwinuka as the new Managing Director of the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) with immediate effect on 1 January 2017.  Before his appointment, Mr Mwinuka was a senior lecturer and head of the University of Dar es Salaam’s department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Background: On 29 December 2016, the Energy … Read more