Monday, 7 December 2009

Business rivalry turns nasty as supplier receives threats

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Patty Magubira in Mwanza

Some suppliers of goods and services to a gold mining company operating in the country (name withheld), have complained over alleged threats from a competitor, who accuse them of allegedly leaking key business information to the media.

The suppliers claim that information on cut-throat completition for contracts from the mine and dirty tactics including bribery used to win tenders, could cost their business millions of shillings in losess.

Some of the reports on foul play which last month dominated local press headlines, are said to be sources of the threats to the complaining suppliers. Some of them claimed to have received telephone calls telling them to keep away from the media.

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