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Tanzania

Population: 50.8 mn.
GDP: $36.6 bn.
Debt: $13.0 bn.

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Magufuli's law

Mining companies hold their breath as the government introduces a radical new legal regime for the industry  

Students at the Law School of Tanzania were presented with two case studies for their commercial law examination last month which illustrate how the government's dispute with minin...


Escrow case takes wing

Businessmen Harbinder Singh Sethi and James Rugemalira were brought back to Kisutu Resident Magistrates' court in Dar es Salaam on 3 July to face six additional charges over the Es...


Risks for all in mining row

The escalating conflict with Acacia may define both Magufuli's presidency and the future of the extractive industries

Now that the second committee appointed by President John Magufuli to look at Acacia Mining's exports of gold-copper concentrate has largely backed the findings of the first, the b...


Chill in the air for Chenge

The former Attorney General and political fixer may be moving into the President's cross-hairs

Former senior government official Andrew Chenge, who was involved in the British Aerospace military radar affair, has survived several upsets and been regarded as untouchable. Howe...


A test of wills over mining

President Magufuli is accusing Acacia Mining  of under-reporting production. Its mines could close if the row isn't settled

In Africa's latest resource nationalism row, London-based Acacia Mining says it may halt operations at the Bulyanhulu Gold Mine if it can't reach a deal with Tanzania's government....


Sour fate of sugar project

The government claims it wants self-sufficiency in sugar but importers seem once more to have triumphed

The demise of the sugar production company Bagamoyo EcoEnergy (BEE) after millions of dollars of investment over ten years is being seen as much as a test of President John Maguful...


The untouchable funds

Frauds uncovered in state pension and other public savings schemes are set to escape President Magufuli's anti-corruption blitz

It is looking increasingly likely that President John Magufuli's anti-corruption campaign will steer clear of investigating the abuse of state pension funds, including the National...


The power and the glory

The President wants industrialisation and will pull out all the stops to achieve it, even at the expense of his anti-corruption crusade

The year will be dominated by President John Pombe Magufuli's efforts to reshape Tanzania after ten years of President Jakaya Kikwete's directionless rule. If he is to maintain bot...


The bulldozer's light tread

President Magufuli is sweeping out corruption but there are some corners the new broom cannot reach

Many heads have rolled since President John Pombe Magufuli came to office just over a year ago. Those who have felt the new intolerance of waste and corruption include the Director...


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