Tanzanian Govt Caught Up in Natural Gas Saga

The government has been urged to open discussion with Mtwara residents following protests against the government plans to pump natural gas to Dar es Salaam.

  • Tanzania:  Kinana ADs Voice On Gas Saga

    Tanzania Daily News, 29 January 2013

    CCM Secretary General Abdulrahman Kinana, has added his voice in the Mtwara gas saga, urging the government to open discussions with residents in the region regarding utilization ... read more »

Photo: Capital FM

A natural gas plant: Mtwara residents in Tanzania are protesting the governments plans to pump natural gas to Dar es Salaam through their town.

  • Tanzania:  More Debate Expected On Gas As Bunge Opens

    Tanzania Daily News, 28 January 2013

    Parliamentary sessions that start on Tuesday; it is expected, would have a good share of the gas debate. Infact, reports indicate Parliament has been urged to intervene in the gas ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  More Urge Solution to Gas Saga

    Tanzania Daily News, 28 January 2013

    MORE prominent personalities have commented on the recent spate of incidents in Mtwara Region that are threatening to cause a breach of the peace, calling for serious intervention ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  U.S Study Finds Gas Cheaper Than Power Transmission

    Tanzania Daily News, 28 January 2013

    CONSTRUCTION of natural gas pipelines in the country could be between 50 to 60 per cent cheaper than the building power transmission lines, a joint study by Bonneville Power ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Gas Policy Hearings - 'Create New Regulator'

    Tanzania Daily News, 27 January 2013

    PROPOSALS in the draft natural gas policy to have a National Oil company in place have been praised but questions rose on how the new regulator would be structured. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Mtwara Gas Pipeline to Connect EAC

    Tanzania Daily News, 24 January 2013

    THE proposed Mtwara gas pipeline may not just end in Dar-es-Salaam, but likely to extend to Tanga and across the border to Mombasa, this time, under the East African Community ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Mtwara Elders Speak Out On Gas Pipeline Row

    Tanzania Daily News, 23 January 2013

    ELDERS from Mtwara Region have called on the politicians to stop involving themselves in the gas dispute for the matter of seeking publicity, but instead partner with the wananchi ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Mkapa Wants Gas 'Row' Solved Amicably

    Tanzania Daily News, 22 January 2013

    FORMER President Benjamin Mkapa has come out in the open and advised concerned parties to deliberate and amicably resolve the move to construct a natural gas pipeline from Mtwara ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Foreign Firms Linked to Gas Row

    Tanzania Daily News, 21 January 2013

    SOME foreign firms with plans to tap the gas from Mtwara and channel it to various overseas destinations have been linked to the ongoing controversy surrounding the proposed ... read more »