Articles by: Emmanuel Tayari
Emmanuel is an editor for both The Continent Observer and North East Law Review. He holds a BA (Hons) Business and Finance and Master of Laws (LL.M.), International Business Law with specialization in Public Private Partnership from Newcastle University Law School. You can follow him on twitter @mtanzania

Why Money can’t buy Tanzania Presidency

June 16, 2015 8:19 am0 comments
Ikulu- Tanzania  The State House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United Republic of Tanzania.

As all top-tier CCM contenders for the party’s presidential nomination have formally entered the race .The next four weeks are pivotal times for Tanzania politics, as the ruling party clock- ticks down for a decision over its flagbearer for the October 25th general election.
In these four weeks, there are difficult decisions to be made, for the sake of Tanzania stability and sustainability as this year succession process requires, and will represent a unique opportunity for, a strategic re-orientation of CCM and where Tanzania will go as a country.
Looking forward, there is much a

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Oman’s biggest sovereign Wealth Fund opens office in Tanzania

March 12, 2015 12:01 am0 comments
Dar es Salaam, the commercial capital and largest city in Tanzania.

Oman’s biggest sovereign Wealth Fund, the State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) has opened a new office in Tanzania.

SGRF office was formed in Jan 2015 and legally registered under the name of “Onyx Stone Company Limited”. The new office will be run by Mohamed Al Tooqi as the Country Manager in order to capitalize on the growing opportunities in Sub-Saharan Countries.

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It’s not about DRC leftover; it’s about Tanzania foreign policy gem

February 24, 2015 11:01 am1 comment
It’s not about DRC leftover; it’s about Tanzania foreign policy gem

The idea that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a free dining table for resources hungry individuals and countries has enabled violence and instability to thrive in DRC. Continuing with this wrong and failed way of thinking about DRC future

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Nyerere Letter to Reagan uncovers why Tanzania Influence on Foreign Policy is not new

November 8, 2013 9:01 pm0 comments
Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Elliott Trudeau greeting President Nyerere of Tanzania arriving for the Commonwealth Conference, Ottawa, 1973.

In this article we feature Nyerere letter dated 07 June 1982, a letter which shed a light on Tanzania influence on global politics and diplomacy since its independence.

Also in this letter, Nyerere highlights the key points of his discussion with Lieutenant General Vernon Walters who was a U.S. deputy director of the CIA, and ambassador to the UN who conveyed Reagan message in Dar-Es-Salaam.

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East Africa ports competition Sees Heightened Propaganda

September 14, 2013 10:05 am0 comments
Mombasa port

Attempts by states to achieve and retain a position of dominance over others are a recurrent feature in international relations. This is now seen in East Africa as Kenya fights hard to retain its dominance as a largest economy in East Africa. This development is largely the result of the conflicting national ambitions of Tanzania and Kenya; each of which wishes to exercise paramount influence in the East Africa region. This competition, although hidden, has deep roots and is likely to intensify.

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Report reveals Tanzania as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa

September 13, 2013 7:30 pm0 comments
“ Where to Invest in Africa: A guide to corporate Investment”.

Tanzania has emerged as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa and the ninth best in Africa, according to a report published by Rand Merchant Bank’s (RMB) “ Where to Invest in Africa: A guide to corporate Investment”.

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Morsi Diaspora supporters protest in Newcastle

August 3, 2013 4:47 pm0 comments
Morsi Diaspora supporters protest in Newcastle

Pro-Morsi Egyptian gathered in Newcastle city centre to protest against the military coup in Egypt. With megaphones and banners, the crowd demanded for Morsi to be released unconditionally.

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Foreign Investors Appetite for Tanzania Energy Sector Grows

June 25, 2013 5:35 pm0 comments
Foreign Investors Appetite for Tanzania Energy Sector Grows

NEWCASTLE—As Global investors seek opportunities to invest in Africa, the appetite to invest in Tanzania Energy industry has increased; largely reflecting the discoveries of huge gas resources and the positive economic outlook.

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Is Canada fit for purpose to help Tanzania achieve transparency in Extractive Industries?

June 15, 2013 1:02 pm0 comments
Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada & His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete, President of Tanzania

Extractive Industry public policy is an increasingly hot issue in Tanzania. Since many of the extractive companies active in Tanzania are registered in Canada, it is not surprising that this issue has raised eyebrows.

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East Africa should be Able to Feed Itself

June 5, 2013 12:16 pm1 comment
East Africa should be Able to Feed Itself

In trying to understand change it is always necessary to understand what has remained the same. Looking at how the East African Community is creating exciting opportunities at the moment, it is still sad to.

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