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Gaming Market Statistics in Tanzania: The Rise of the Gaming Industry

– – Tanzania’s gaming business has established itself as a vital industry that contributes significantly to the country’s GDP. This article examines the primary findings of a market report on the Tanzanian gaming sector. The study seeks to provide unique and important insight into all sorts of commercial gaming operations in Tanzania, covering growth patterns, key market players, consumer behavior,… Read More
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Tanzania opposition figure freed after months in detention

– – Tanzania opposition figure, Freeman Mbowe has been freed by a court after months of staying in detention. Mbowe, the chairman of the main opposition party was facing prosecution alongside other party members but the state prosecutors have said they have no interest in pursuing charges against him. Mr Mbowe was arrested in July 2021 in the north-western port… Read More
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Tanzania probes gun attack near French embassy after 5 deaths

– – Tanzania’s president on Wednesday ordered investigations into the gun attack that took place near the French embassy in Dar es Salaam. Five people died in the incident, including three police officers and a soldier when a gunman opened fire near the Embassy. According to Tanzania’s head of police operations, Liberatus Sabas the gunman attacked two police officers, took… Read More
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Tanzania: Opposition leader Mbowe charged with terrorism

– – Tanzania’s opposition leader, Freeman Mbowe has been charged with terrorism-related offenses during a court hearing on Monday. The leader of the main opposition party, Chadema was arrested last week together with other members ahead of a planned conference to demand constitutional reform. Mbowe and 15 Chadema members were arrested in the northwestern port city of Mwanza, an action… Read More
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Covid-19: Tanzania secures 1 million vaccine doses for citizens

Tanzania’s government has announced plans to vaccinate at least 60 percent of the population against Covid-19. The country last Friday secured one million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine from the United States through the World Health Organization’s Covax initiative. Tanzania’s Health Minister Dorothy Gwajima said priority will be given to frontline workers, the elderly and those with underlying health issues… Read More
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Tanzania’s opposition party leader Freeman Mbowe arrested

– – Tanzania‘s main opposition party Chadema has said its leader, Freeman Mbowe and other members have been arrested. The arrest on Wednesday, according to the party took place ahead of a planned conference to demand constitutional reform. On Twitter the political party said Mbowe and 10 Chadema members were arrested in the northwestern port city of Mwanza. “We condemn… Read More
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IMF says Tanzania must publish Covid-19 data to get $574 mln loan

– – The International Monetary Fund has asked Tanzania to publish data on the spread of Covid-19 before getting approval for a $574 million emergency loan. Since last year May, Tanzania has not published any data on the extend of spread of Covid-19. The country’s previous president, John Magufuli was a critic and doubter of the pandemic and stopped the… Read More
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Tanzania’s president to meet opposition leaders

– – Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan has announced her intention to meet opposition leaders in the country. Speaking in the Tanzanian parliament, President Samia said deliberations with the opposition on a way forward for the country will be useful. When she took over from the late President John Magufuli, the opposition wished her well and said it was hopeful… Read More
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Tanzania’s President angry with MPs on Magufuli comparison

– – The President of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan is angry with the country’s lawmakers who have been comparing her to the late former leader, John Magufuli. During debates in parliament, MPs have been comparing President Hassan to John Magufuli who died in March this year. Among the issues raised in the debates is the differences she has with Magufuli… Read More
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Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms

– – The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday signed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal worth some $3.5 billion gives way for the commercialization of an East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Officials of both countries and the oil firms have been engaged in years of protracted negotiations.… Read More