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Population: 57.31 mn.
GDP: $52.09 bn.
Debt: $18.24 bn.

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Untoward Indian tillers

A US$40 million concessionary loan from the Indian government is mired in delays, a legal review and accusations of corruption. Moreover, the mix of army-owned enterprises, tied ...

Tarnished halo

This once-favoured destination for aid and investment is now struggling with financial scandals and budget shortfalls

The sheen is wearing off Tanzania's image as the friendliest East African country for investors and foreign aid agencies. Politics in the lead up to next year's legislative and pre...

Banking on it

The credibility of the Tanzanian government's reform drive depends mostly on the Governor of the Bank of Tanzania, Benno Ndulu. The country is suffering both from a financial meltd...

Kikwete's bailout package

Tanzania, the second largest of the big-three members of the East African Community, has presented a budget with a bullish message designed to spend its way out of the global econo...

Guards for sale

Young Tanzanians conscripted for their military National Service may find themselves doing commercial security work. The government says it wants to reduce youth unemployment and i...

The next great land sale

Seoul is trying to buy into Tanzania's farm sector shortly after Daewoo precipitated a political confrontation over the same issue in Madagascar

South Korea is desperately trying to manage the political fallout as it negotiates the acquisition of 100,000 hectares of farmland with the Tanzanian government. It is trying to ...

Corruption credentials

Tanzania’s judges have piles of files to read over the Christmas holiday. A flurry of former ministers, high-profile businessmen and ex-employees of the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) were...

Corruption countdown

At last President Kikwete is pushing miscreants to return monies stolen from the central bank ­ some might even be prosecuted

Judgement day is coming for those individuals and companies who benefited from a 133 billion Tanzania shilling (US$117 million) fraud at the Bank of Tanzania (Central Bank), insis...

Islamic alliance

The government proposes membership of the Organisation of Islamic Conference and splits national opinion

Foreign Minister Bernard Membe's announcement that the government was considering joining the Organisation of Islamic Conference has reopened a national controversy. A decade ago, ...

Graft at the top

Soon after his December 2005 inauguration, President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete replied to critics who said he was too soft to run a country bogged down in corruption: ‘I may be wearing...

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