Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world. Tanzania's population of 51.82 million (2014) is diverse, composed of several ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups. Tanzania is a presidential constitutional republic, and since 1996, its official capital has been Dodoma, where the President's Office, the National Assembly, and some government ministries are located.Dar es Salaam, the former capital, retains most government offices and is the country's largest city, principal port, and leading commercial centre.
Petra DiamondsLimited has agreed to pay a settlement of 4.3 million sterling pounds (about Sh14 billion) following claims of serious human rights abuses at its majority-owned WilliamsonDiamondMine in Tanzania that are said to have occurred between 2012 and early this year.
RAPAPORT... Petra Diamonds has agreed to pay $6 million (GBP 4.3 million) to settle violence claims at its Williamson mine in Tanzania ... UK-based nonprofit Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID) documented at least seven deaths and 41 assaults by security workers at Williamson since Petra acquired the mine in 2009 ... The Williamson mine.
Kenya and Tanzania also reiterated commitment to strengthen bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, mining, energy, livestock, transport, defence and security; including in combating terrorism and transnational organised crimes, for the mutual benefit of the two countries and their peoples.
Production in the second half is expected to be higher than the first, the gold miner said, thanks in part to the ramp-up of underground mining at the Bulyanhulu mine in Tanzania and higher expected grades ...
... reported production will be higher in the second half of the year, mainly due to mine sequencing at NGM, commissioning of a new leach pad at Veladaro in Argentina, the ramp-up of underground mining at Bulyanhulu in Tanzania and higher anticipated grades at Lumwana in Zambia.
Bank of TanzaniaGovernor Prof Florens Luoga has commended the State Mining Corporation (Stamico) for enabling Tanzania start refining gold to international standards, urging the refinery to acquire accreditation certificate to enable the Bank to start buying refined gold as part of its foreign reserves.
The mine would produce 100,000 oz ... over a 9.4-year mine life. Over the life of the mine, all-in sustaining costs would be $784 per oz ... In Ethiopia the company’s 70%-owned Harvest and 100%-owned Adyabo copper and gold projects have mining licences and in TanzaniaEast AfricaMetals’ 100%-owned Handeni project is a pure gold play ... Endeavour Mining .