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Companies are keen to establish early-mover advantage in a country that is set to ride a natural resources boom

Investors form a tentative queue

Companies are keen to establish early-mover advantage in Tanzania that is set to ride a natural resources boom, says Katrina Manson

Investment climate: Conditions for contracts show gradual change for the better

Enterprise battles with bureaucracy and corruption, says Katrina Manson

Geita opencast operation

Mining: State struggles to manage its gold

The relationship between multinationals and artisans remains difficult, reports Andrew Jack

Airlines: Big potential for budget carriers

Andrew Jack considers the prospects for regional operators

Gas: Long and tortuous negotiations confront commercial progress

Katrina Manson reports on the frustrations faced by would-be partners

Politics: Young activists bring a belief that things must change

Old guard is ageing and most of the population is under 24, says Katrina Manson

Beijing bonds: Greater Chinese presence built on a long-standing relationship

Andrew Jack finds community tensions but officials welcome big investments

Workers packing tea in Tanzania

Consumer goods: Money to be made at grass roots

Groups are keen to make the most of growth from a low base, writes Katrina Manson

Tourism: Exotic attractions that share a location problem

Too few people realise which country Serengeti or Mount Kilimanjaro belong to, writes Andrew Jack

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