Tanzanian PM urges local manufacturers to capture Southern African market

DAR ES SALAAM, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) — Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Tuesday urged local manufacturers of various goods to capture the expansive market in the 16 member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). “Tanzanian local industries are manufacturing goods that can compete in the SADC market and elsewhere,” Majaliwa told a news conference shortly after he visited the 4th Annual SADC Industrialization and Exhibition Week in the business capital Dar es Salaam. The 4th SADC Industrialization Week and Exhibition, which was officially opened by President John…

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Call for improved ICT infrastructure in SADC region

With information and communication technologies transforming the way people live, work, learn and communicate, more infrastructure is still needed in the rural, peri-urban and township areas. Improved infrastructure could help address the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region’s socio-economic issues, ensure better quality of life, boost regional economic integration and bridge the inequality gap and aid industrialization efforts. “Through greater access to ICTs infrastructure, applications and services, more of our citizens can be integrated in social, political and economic activities,” said Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo on Wednesday. She was speaking…

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