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Oil and Gas in Tanzania, Oil and Gas in East Africa, LPG in East Africa

According to The Citizen, storage capacity construction tender documents, Kenya looks forward to quickly loading cooking gas for truck distribution, which will likely cut demurrage costs.

“LPG storage capacity in Mombasa is limited and huge demurrage is incurred by LPG ships thus affecting the final consumer price of bottled gas,” read part of KPC tender documents” KPC tender document read in part.

As Tanzania continues to domesticate its natural gas and motivate healthy consumption from households to large enterprises, Kenya’s new LPG ambition stands to lower prices for LPG by 30 percent. At the same time, Tanzania looks forward to connecting LPG nationwide.

In April, Kenya revived the stalled subsidy scheme for affordable cooking gas, giving the LPG take up a shot in the arm.…

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 …