Why a comprehensive approach is needed in the management of the oil and gas economy

By Mr. Dennis Rweyemamu Tanzania’s natural wealth has increased with the discovery of large deposits of deep-water off-shore natural gas. The Government is determined that these resources should generate the best possible returns for the country and build the foundation for sustainable socio-economic transformation, as well as broad-based growth and development. However, the transformation of … Continue reading Why a comprehensive approach is needed in the management of the oil and gas economy

Industrial Development in Tanzania: renewed commitment amidst persistent challenges

by Dennis Rweyemamu  The fifth phase Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has demonstrated renewed commitment to industrialization, as part of a broader agenda to create employment opportunities and substantially reduce poverty. This renewed commitment to promoting industrial development is timely. Literature suggests that economic development requires structural change from low to high-productivity activities, … Continue reading Industrial Development in Tanzania: renewed commitment amidst persistent challenges

Youth Leadership Development: Lessons from the past

By Gwamaka R. Kifukwe “Each generation must discover its mission, fulfil it or betray it…” - Franz Fanon Youth leadership development programmes and networks have become abundant in Africa. Each claiming to equip, support, and inspire ‘the next generation of Africa’s leaders’. Leadership is a great challenge for Africa, and one of the things we … Continue reading Youth Leadership Development: Lessons from the past

It Starts with a Woman: Taking the lead in enabling more women leaders in Africa

By Nura-Lisa Karamagi Most of us may have seen a picture of the African woman carrying a child on her back, a pile of chopped wood on her head, and in addition, some harvest from the farm or a bucket of water. That picture depicts an African woman as an epitome of strength. Not just … Continue reading It Starts with a Woman: Taking the lead in enabling more women leaders in Africa