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Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala

Tanzania raises $20 million from maiden wireless spectrum auction

23 Jun 2018

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania has raised $20 million from a local subsidiary of South Africa's Vodacom Group and another telecoms firm in the country's first broadband spectrum auction that will help operators meet growing demand for high-speed networks. 

Tanzania raises $20 mln from maiden wireless spectrum auction

23 Jun 2018

DAR ES SALAAM, June 23 Tanzania has raised $20 million from a local subsidiary of South Africa's Vodacom Group and another telecoms firm in the country's first broadband spectrum auction that will help operators meet growing demand for high-speed networks.

Tanzania orders all unregistered bloggers to take down their sites

11 Jun 2018

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania ordered all unregistered bloggers and online forums on Monday to suspend their websites immediately or face criminal prosecution, as critics accuse the government of tightening control of internet content.

Tanzania orders all unregistered bloggers to take down their sites

11 Jun 2018

DAR ES SALAAM, June 11 Tanzania ordered all unregistered bloggers and online forums on Monday to suspend their websites immediately or face criminal prosecution, as critics accuse the government of tightening control of internet content.

Tanzania charges telecoms executives with fraud in tax evasion crackdown

06 Jun 2018

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzanian prosecutors on Wednesday charged two chief executives of mobile phone companies and four other suspects with fraud as part of a crackdown against tax evasion in the East African nation.

Tanzania to issue mining licences through cabinet approval

01 Jun 2018

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania will issue large-scale mining licences only after cabinet approval, a senior official said on Friday, part of new measures aimed at further tightening control of the industry.

Tanzania government wins court case to impose online regulations

29 May 2018

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania's government won a court case on Tuesday against bloggers and activists who sought to block the enforcement of tough, new online content regulations that require them to be registered and declare their financial backers.

Tanzania's central bank approves merger of two state-owned banks

16 May 2018

DAR ES SALAAM, May 16 Tanzania's central bank said on Wednesday it has approved the merger of two small state banks, Twiga Bancorp and TPB Bank PLC, as part of a plan to improve financial stability and reduce the number of state-run lenders.

Tanzania cancels licence of Barrick, Glencore nickel project

12 May 2018

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania has revoked a retention licence for an undeveloped nickel project jointly owned by Barrick Gold Corp and London-listed miner Glencore Plc as part of enforcement of a new mining regime.

Tanzanian anti-government protests flop as Magufuli calls for peace

26 Apr 2018

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzanians largely ignored on Thursday a U.S.-based activist's call to stage nationwide protests against President John Magufuli's government.

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