Tanzania signs controversial port deal with UAE’s DP World
26 October 2023 | 4:08 pm
Tanzania and the United Arab Emirates' maritime logistics giant DP World have signed a deal said to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars. This cements the Emirati company's dominance in Africa's freight industry.
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