Turkey’s Iskenderun port on fire after quake

Hatay. Dozens of cargo containers were on fire for the second day running on Tuesday in Turkey's quake-hit southern port city of Iskenderun, local TV images showed. The blaze at the Iskenderun international port has raged since 5:00 pm (1400 GMT) Monday, when one of its containers toppled over from…

Dubai firm inks conservation MoU

Dodoma. A company based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Blue Carbon and the Tanzania Forest Services Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that marks the start of a collaboration in the promotion of sustainable forest management practices and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Tanzania. The signing…

EDITORIAL: Inflation narrative caution

Food prices in Tanzania have doubled in a span of about 12 months. The sad fact is that people’s incomes have not increased in real terms during the same period. Despite the runaway food prices, however, officials have been touting the government’s ability to keep the headline inflation in check,…