Why Tanzania

Tanzania is an established mining nation. Accordingly it has:
The country is a stable democracy that embraces policy that is friendly toward foreign direct investment. English and Kiswahili are the country's official languages.

It is the world's 17th largest gold producer and the 4th largest in Africa (2013) with annual production of approximately 46.6 tonnes (1.5 Moz Au). Large scale modern commercial gold mining has been ongoing in Tanzania since 1998. Presently, there are five of these mines in operation in Tanzania owned by World Gold Council members.

Currently operating in Tanzania are the following major gold companies:
Even though there is a developed mining industry, the country is still largely unexplored providing ample opportunity for mineral exploration companies.