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  • Taifa Gas is the biggest gas retailer and has around 30 facilities handling LPG setup in Tanzania
  •  Kenya imports at least 40 per cent of LPG  annually from Tanzanian gas companies 
  • Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) is expected to construct a 25,000 tonnes storage facility

Kenya-Tanzania relations have always turned out to be profitable and troubling at sometimes.

In the same vein, Kenya’s ambition to chase excellence is always on; thus, quite recently, its Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) market domination has spurred a trading rift between the two nations. As clean and affordable energy options are favourable, LPG in Kenya is yet another sphere eyed by regional investors.

The decision to block Tanzania’s largest LPG retailer, Taifa Gas, by putting on hold plans of the firm owned by the Tanzania billionaire, who eyed setting up a gas plant and storage facilities at the Mombasa port, speaks volumes about the development …

The coronavirus (COVID-19) fight is getting into a different dynamic as Tanzania anticipates unlocking its tourism potential, some of the East African member states decided to close their borders to curb the highly contagious virus.

Zambia closes its border with Tanzania

The transit landscape between Tanzania and Zambia just got stuck, as Tunduma-Nakonde border got closed to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

The shutdown came to life on Monday, May 11, after border district confirmed 76 new cases on Saturday, which was the steepest increase to date. Hence, Zambia has around 267 confirmed cases and 7 people have died from the virus.

Zambian Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said the closing the border allows for cleaning, disinfection and virus testing to be conducted in Nakonde. But also retraining immigration staff at the border on how to deal with the entry of persons and goods, according to information from The Citizen.

However, according …