Could ‘Mo' Dewji's empire be under threat from Magufuli?
Still vigorously pursuing his moralistic campaign to clean up the business sector, President John Magufuli, nicknamed Tinga Tinga (bulldozer in Kiswahili), has decided to go after Mohammed Dewji, the owner of Tanzania's second largest conglomerate, MeTL (Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania), and [. [...]
China's turn for a dose of Magufuli's medicine
With relations between the Tanzanian authorities and Western businesses already strained (ION 1456) due to a series of legal disputes (ION 1459), the highly nationalist president John Magufuli has now taken it upon himself to impose his own vision of [. [...]
Total pushes on accelerator to catch up with Italy's ENI
The boss of Total since 2014, Patrick Pouyanne, is investing anew in Africa which his predecessor, Christophe de Margerie, somewhat abandoned, leaving the French group's rival Italian major, ENI, plenty of room to expand. Strong push on Congo-K. [...]