Author name: Kessy Juma

Kessy Juma is the founder of Miamia Trading Company (miamiatz). He is a techpreneur with roots in accountancy. He believes that business information is crucial in starting, running and growing a successful business.

He is a cofounder and a director of Tai Expediters Ltd, a data analytics and research company based in Dar es Salaam and xBorders Tanzania Ltd, a meat processing company based in Mwanza.

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Business License Fees in Tanzania

Business License Fees in Tanzania

SUMMARY: This post provides a comprehensive list of business license fees applicable in Tanzania as categorized and provided in the Finance Act 2014. The categorization also specifies different fees for principal and subsidiary licenses, and differentiating between local and foreign ownership. For licensing purposes, all businesses in Tanzania have been …

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Patents registration in Tanzania

Patents Registration in Tanzania: A Comprehensive How-To Guide.

SUMMARY: In Tanzania, patents registration involves submitting an application to the Business Registration and Licensing Agency (BRELA). The agency reviews the application, assessing criteria such as novelty, inventive step, and industrial application. If the invention meets these requirements, a patent certificate is granted. The process includes preliminary and formal examinations, …

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The Tanzania Investment Act 2022

Laws governing business and investments in Tanzania: The Tanzania Investment Act, 2022

SUMMARY: The Tanzania Investment Act, 2022 is a pivotal piece of legislation that shapes the investment landscape in Tanzania. Enacted on November 1, 2022, this act replaces the previous Tanzania Investment Act of 1997 and introduces several significant changes to promote investment and enhance investor-friendly conditions. Main highlights of the …

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Food Processing Machines & Equipments

Machines & Equipments Business in Tanzania – Food Processing Machines & Equipments

SUMMARY: The food processing and handling machines & equipments business in Tanzania has a high potential and demand, as the country has a large and growing population, a rich and diverse agricultural sector, and a supportive and conducive government policy and environment for the development and growth of the agro-processing …

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How to register for OSHA in Tanzania

How to register for OSHA in Tanzania using the OSHA Online Services System (WIMS)

SUMMARY: Any workplace must be registered with OSHA as long as you have workers working in the workplace. Contrary to what many believes, almost every company is required to register with OSHA – not just factories, mining and construction. ASSISTANCE: We can do OSHA registrations for you. Click here to …

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Acquire building materials company

How can a foreigner acquire a building materials (hardware) company in Tanzania

SUMMARY: A foreigner can acquire a building materials company in Tanzania by following 6 steps. 1. Get someone knowledgeable to point you a few companies that are willing to sell out. 2. Do a due diligence by first requesting for official search report from Registrar of Companies (BRELA) and tax …

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How to enter Tanzania hardware market

Hardware Business in Tanzania: How can a Foreign Company enter Tanzania’s Hardware Market

SUMMARY: There are six ways you can use to enter Tanzania’s hardware market as a foreigner or a foreign company. 1. setting up a company 2. direct or indirect export where you get leads and ship direct to them. 3. forming a joint venture with a local company hence exporting …

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Sand mining business in Tanzania

Mining Business in Tanzania: Sand mining in lakes, riverbeds and coastlines

Tanzania, known for its stunning landscapes and abundant natural resources, offers a wealth of opportunities for entrepreneurs looking to venture into various industries. One such industry is sand mining, which plays a crucial role in the country’s construction and infrastructure development. Starting this business in Tanzania can be a profitable …

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Information Communication & Technology College

College Business in Tanzania: Information, Communication & Technology College

SUMMARY: An ICT college is a college that offers courses leading to the attainment of certificates and diplomas in Information, Communication & Technology (ICT). Tanzania is experiencing rapid adoption of Information and Communication Technology, driving a growing demand for ICT colleges. Many ICT colleges in Tanzania train their students in …

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Tourism college business in Tanzania

College Business in Tanzania: Tourism College (Potentials and regulations)

SUMMARY: A tourism college is an educational institution that offers courses leading to the attainment of certificates and diplomas in tourism. The demand for such colleges is rapidly increasing in response to the fast-growing tourism sector. Tourism colleges provide education and training in various aspects of tourism, encompassing hospitality, tour …

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Tanzania business registration requirements

Tanzania business registration requirements

After receiving several inquiries from our website visitors and customers concerning Tanzania business registration requirements, we decided to write this article. Henceforth, offering a comprehensive overview of the prerequisites for registering a sole proprietorship, partnership, and private company in Tanzania. This serves as a concise guide, aiming to clarify the …

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Import taxes and duties in Tanzania

What are the customs import duties and taxes in Tanzania? Updated 2024

The customs import duties and taxes payable in Tanzania include excise duty, import duty, value added tax (VAT), wharfage, railway development levy (RDL), stevedoring, handling charges, removal charges, corridor levy, transfer charges, stripping charges, storage charges, and movement charges. Note that these charges vary depending on the type of cargo, …

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Health College Tanzania

College Business in Tanzania: Health College (market, regulations and feasibility)

SUMMARY: You can start a health college, a medical college, or a medical school in Tanzania by following three steps. First, you need to prepare the requirements and mobilize resources. Second, you need to register the college, a vital process that paves the way for its legitimacy and recognition. Lastly, …

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Management consultancy business Tanzania

Management Consultancy Business in Tanzania

Management consultancy business provides services that include the provision of advice, guidance and operational assistance to businesses and other organizations on management issues, such as strategic and organizational planning; decision areas that are financial in nature; marketing objectives and policies; human resource policies, practices and planning; production scheduling and control …

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Passenger transport business in Tanzania

Upcountry (Regional) Passengers Transport Business in Tanzania

The passenger transport industry in Tanzania plays a vital role in connecting people and facilitating the movement of individuals across the country. With its diverse geography, vibrant cities, and growing economy, Tanzania offers numerous opportunities for entrepreneurs interested in establishing a passenger transport business. This introduction aims to provide an …

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Car repair garage business Tanzania

Car repair, auto repair, garage business in Tanzania

The car repair, auto repair, or garage business in Tanzania have experienced significant growth and development in recent years. As the country’s economy expands and more people own vehicles, the demand for reliable and professional car repair services has increased.

Tanzania Avocados Exports

Tanzania Avocados Exports 2017-21

Tanzania avocados exports were $4.6 mil in 2017, $1.9 mil in 2018, $8.9 mil in 2019, $7.7 mil in 2020 and $10.9 mil in 2021 to various countries. Related content 1. Tanzania Grains Exports 2017-212. Tanzania Import taxes and duties Detailed Table

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