Zanzibar defends its "own" oil!
The Indian Ocean Newsletter has learnt that the government of Zanzibar is about to request the United Nations to arbitrate [...]
Even though big gas finds have recently been made in Tanzania’s offshore, exploration in the country has ground to a halt. One reason, in addition to a fall in the gas price, is legislation introduced by the nationalist-minded government of [. [...]
The Anglo-Dutch major Royal Dutch/Shell is expected to gain a prime position in Tanzania's gas sector, whether it be in the country's southern offshore or around Zanzibar. The reason is simple enough: the prospects arising out of its acquisition of [. [...]
For the first time since its creation in 1977, the hegemony of the CCM, the oldest party in power in Africa, seems to waver. President Jakaya Kikwete's two terms have been splashed with financial scandals, which give a certain advantage [. [...]