Tanzania, once pinned as a destination of choice for juniors far and wide, took a turn for the worse when legislation changes some years back and a heavy dispute with Acacia over tax claims saw investors turn their attention to other jurisdictions.
[img:Mantra%20r_0.jpg|Uranium deposits at Mkuju river in Tanzania]Dar es Salaam, Tanzania --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 28 October 2011 - Extensive exploration in Tanzania has identified a world-class uranium deposit in the Mkuju river area of the country.
Behind the venture is Australian-based Mantra Tanzania Limited â€’ a company engaged in uranium exploration in Tanzania â€’ which is seeking a licence to start mining uranium in the country.
[img:Tulawaka_0.jpg|The pit at Tulawaka gold mine – one of several Barrick operations in Tanzania]Dar es Salaam, Tanzania --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 08 April, 2008 - Tanzanian government action to raise mining taxes will work directly against the country’s aspirations of attracting foreign investment and becoming one of the mining giants of Africa, and it should concentrate instead on providing the infrastructure required to support the country’s mining industry.
[img:Petra%20sun_0.JPG|The Williamson diamond mine at night]Dar es Salaam, Tanzania --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 19 April 2011 - Tanzania's diamond production and exports – while slated to drop over the course of 2011 because of development work being carried out on the Williamson Mine – are expected to rebound and reach new heights in the near term.
Revealing this here, Tanzania’s The Citizen newspaper reports that Petra Diamonds, which owns Williamson, plans to increase its diamond production to 600,000 carats per year.