Songas Managing Director wins WIMA – ‘He for She’ award

On the 24th of  April 2021, Songas Managing Director Anael Samuel won the He for She award, during the Women in Management Africa awards gala.  The award was given to him in recognition of his contribution towards driving gender parity in the energy sector.          

Songas donates 83 million to finance school construction

Rufiji  MP and the State Minister in the President’s Office, Public Service Management and Good Governance, Hon. Mohamed Mchengerwa, (1st left), receiving a dummy cheque from Songas Socio-Economic Development Manager, Nicodemus Chipakapaka (2nd R), during the handover event held recently. The donation amounting to TZS 83 million is to construct and renovate 7 classrooms at […]

Investing for sustainable impact

Human capital is among the key drivers of economic transformation and sustainable development. With the population standing at 57 million and projected to reach 67 million by 2025, Tanzania has the potential to become a strong industrial economy if it prioritizes adequate access to basic services. Coordination between the government and other stakeholders is crucial […]

A Case for Public-Private Partnerships and a Reflection into new Investment Opportunities in Tanzania

About twenty-five years ago, the Tanzanian Government developed a Master Plan and invited tender bids which resulted in the Songas electricity project coming to fruition. This October marks 16 years since H.E. President Mkapa officially commissioned the Songas gas to power project, which uses Tanzania’s natural gas resource for electricity generation at the Songas Ubungo […]

Songas appoints new Plant Manager at Ubungo

Dr. Michael Mngondo is appointed as Plant Manager for Songas Ltd, replacing TVSK Rao who has been with the company for many years.

Songas Boosts Government’s Fight Against COVID-19 with TZS 100 Million Intervention

Dar es Salaam, April 20 2020…Songas, Tanzania’s leading gas-to-power company, has provided TZS 100 Million to the National Relief Fund to support the government’s efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. The money will go towards the acquisition of essential medical equipment in fighting the Corona virus. Speaking during the handover, Songas Managing Director Mr. Anael […]

Songas appoints a Tanzanian national as new Managing Director

Songas is pleased to announce the appointment of Anael Samuel as the new Managing Director of the company with immediate effect.  The Tanzanian national takes over from Nigel Whittaker who was recently appointed as the company’s board Chairperson. Under his new role, Anael will lead the company to continue its excellent operational performance and availability and […]


The Association of Tanzanian Employers held its Award Gala Dinner in Dar es Salaam on 18 December. Songas was awarded both the Governance and Leadership award and Employer of the Year – Best Medium Enterprise Awards. A total of 57 companies were in the running for the awards. The 2019 event was held in the […]

Songas invests over TZS63 million on two community projects in Dar

Dar es Salaam, 04 December – Songas has invested over TZS63 million in two health and education initiatives, in a move to support the government’s efforts to achieve the Development Vision 2025. The company handed over 8 classrooms at Ubungo Kisiwani Primary School in Dar es Salaam on Monday, cementing its position as a committed […]

Songas pays TZS 9.5 billion dividend to government

Dar es Salaam, 5 September 2019 – Songas Limited, the country’s leading Tanzanian gas-to-power company, has paid the government TZS 9.5 billion in dividends as a result of its shareholding in the Tanzanian gas-to-power company. Songas Limited is a strategic partner with the Government in meeting the growing demand for energy and includes ownership by […]