Tanzania Insists Ban On Maize Exports Won't Be Lifted
The government says it is still collecting data on the adequacy of maize in the country before lifting the export ban. The country is concerned that allowing the exports may lead to a food crisis.
Citizen, 29 June 2017
The government has reiterated that the ban on maize exports is here to stay and that those trying to go contrary to the directive may face the music. Read more »
Maize (file photo).
Tanzania: 30 Maize Trucks Seized in Moshi
Citizen, 28 June 2017
The police in Kilimanjaro have seized 30 trucks allegedly loaded with maize, which was being smuggled into Kenya a day after Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa raised concern over the… Read more »
Daily News, 27 June 2017
Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has called upon Tanzanians to take part in safeguarding the country's resources, as well as maintaining peace and tranquility, as he slapped an… Read more »
Citizen, 26 June 2017
Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has warned those who export food produce for trade saying thorough measures will be taken against them since the country doesn't have enough food. Read more »
Capital FM, 24 June 2017
The maize shortage is not new to the country. But a number of factors combined to create a crisis that has become the hottest political issue pitting both sides of the divide. Read more »