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Global Publishers & General Enterprises Limited

Global Publishers & General Enterprises Limited

Global Publishers & General Enterprises Limited is a registered private company dealing with publishing of weekly newspapers in Tanzania. The company owns six newspapers namely Amani, Championi, SpotiXtra, Ijumaa, Risasi and Uwazi with its motto is ‘The House of Favourite Newspapers’. It’s all newspapers use Kiswahili in its content. The company also owns an online television known as ‘Global TV Online’.

The contents of newspapers under Global Publishers & General Enterprises Limited is based on politics, celebrities, short stories, entertainment, sports and gossips something which may lead to the kind of yellow journalism reporting.

According to the Tanzanian Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) (2018), Global Publishers & General Enterprises Limited is owned by Joachim Lusana Buyobe by 100%. Buyobe also owns Geita online TV by 100%. There is not much information about Buyobe.

However, also Eric James Shigongo seems to be closely connected to the company. He is mentioned as CEO, director and supervisor of the Global Group – and sometimes even as owner on several websites. He also refers to the company on his own facebook site. His exact position remains unclear as the company profile at Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) was not accessible and the company didn’t respond to interview queries.

Shigongo got famous as entrepreneur, book author and speaker. Born in Mwanza, on the shores of Lake Victoria, he has a wide variety of ventures pursuits, including media, hotels, farming, real estate and property development.

According to audience share based on GeoPoll survey (2018), Global Publishers & General Enterprises Limited runs popular Tanzanian newspapers such as Champion newspaper (XX.XXX% audience share) as well as Ijumaa and Risasi newspapers with each XX.XXX% (13th and 14th position) out of 28 newspapers including the mainstream print media the country.

Key facts

Business Form

Private

Legal Form

Limited Liability Company

Business Sectors

Global Publishers & General Enterprises Limited is registerd at The United Republic of Tanzania Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA) to operate in print and online media.

Ownership

Joachim Lusana Buyobe

Tanzanian national, keeps a low profile. He also owns Geita online TV to 100%.

100%
Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Amani

Other Online Outlets

globalpublishers.co.tz

Facts

Media Business

Print Media Publisher

Global Publishers & General Enterprises Limited

Online Content Services

Global Publishers and General Enterprises Limited

General Information

Founding Year

1998

Founder

Abdallah Mrisho Salawi # no further information about this co-founder.
Eric Shigongo - is an entrepreneur, book author and speaker. Born in Mwanza, on the shores of Lake Victoria, he has a wide variety of ventures pursuits, including media, hotels, farming, real estate and property development. He is also a prominent writer specializing in newspaper serials and novels. #

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Contact

Global Publishers & General Enterprises Limited;

P. O. Box 7534, Dar-Es-Salaam;

www.globalpublishers.co.tz

Tax/ ID Number

BRELA Incorporation N°38971

Financial Information

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Management

Executive Board

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Non-Executive Board

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Supervisory Board

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  • Funded by
    BMZ