Jakaya Kikwete

Africans must wake up and act

Only by working together will the countries of the continent make their voices heard on the international stage

Experts gather to disrupt continent’s education

The forum hopes to solve some of the problems in education and learning

Kikwete: Africa inherited poor education from colonial masters

Ex-Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has said improving the education system in Africa will replenish the continent’s skills gap.

Kikwete says Tanzania won’t pull out of troubled EAC

Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete says his country will not pull out of the East African Community despite having issues with the organisation.

Tanzania president sees better inflation by June 2012

Tanzania expects its inflation rate to fall to single digits by June from 19.2% it was at in November, also hoping for 7% economic growth.

Tanzania eyes 8% to 10% growth a year in next five years

Tanzania will target growth of 8% to 10% annually for the next five years to revamp the country's agriculture, infrastructure and industrial sectors.

Côte d’Ivoire’s Ouattara heads to mediation summit

Alassane Ouattara headed on Wednesday to an African summit he expects will come up with ways to force his rival Laurent Gbagbo to hand over power.

Tanzania ruling party expects comfortable poll win

Tanzania's ruling party said on Tuesday it expected to emerge the victor from last Sunday's presidential and parliamentary elections.

Zanzibar ruling party candidate wins elections

Ali Mohamed Shein of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi was declared the winner of Zanzibar's elections.

Tanzanian voters the big losers

The large number of candidates running for the presidency does not make up for the paucity of good leadership.

Vote counting completed in Tanzanian polls

Tanzania await official poll results with federal president Jakaya Kikwete likely to clinch re-election.

Rice seeks African insight to help end Zim crisis

United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke on Friday with African leaders and former United Nations chief Kofi Annan for their insight into how to end Zimbabwe's election crisis, her spokesperson said. Rice spoke to Botswana President Ian Khama, Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa and Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs