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Bank Of Tanzania Reduces Discount Rate By 4%

Bank of Tanzania (BoT) has lately cut down on discount rate by 4 percent and this is expected to improve the credit sector in the private sector. The current discount rate is 12 percent and it is believed the lending rates too will be reduced by commercial banks. This will further improve in money supply to the national economy. Since ...

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Passports Of Water Project Employees Confiscated

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is well praised by Western donors for pushing his policies of anti-corruption drive and lately he has ordered the confiscation of passports of those foreign employees of an Indian infrastructure company, Overseas Infra-structure Alliance (India) Private Limited, which manages a water project and that is said to be running late. Nicknamed as “the Bulldozer,” the president ...

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Tanzania Backs Down. Not To Publish Names Of Online Gay People

Tanzania has taken a U-turn and lately said not to be publishing the list of gay people who are not abiding to the law that selling sex online is barred. The government had earlier shut down several AIDS clinics which were accused of promoting homosexuality and threatened to publish names of gay people who are alleged of selling online sex. ...

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Magufuli Facing Hatred From LGBT Following Crackdown On HIV Clinics

Tanzanian President John Magufuli is facing huge hatred from the LGBT community lately following the crackdown of authorities on several HIV/AIDS health clinics across the nation accusing those are promoting homosexuality. Earlier Magufuli was seen more as a progressive ruler, but now it seems the strongman is changing mentality too. Her threats to be clamping down more on gays has ...

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Police Raids Hotels In Dar Es Salaam In Illicit Drugs Crackdown

The government has lately targeted tourist hotels in Dar es Salaam to crack down heavily on illegal drugs citing these places are connected with drug dealers, drug abusers and narcotics barons as well. Tourist recreational facilities too are alleged involved in such illicit drugs trade. Governor of Dar es Salaam, Paul Makonda, said more than sixty hotels and about twenty ...

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Government Shuts AIDS Clinics Accused Of Promoting Homosexuality

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Tanzanian government lately shut down several AIDS clinics which were accused of promoting homosexuality and has threatened to publish names of gay people who are alleged of selling online sex. According to deputy health minister Hamisi Kigwangalla, the government will be investigating the homosexuality syndicate and those who will found guilty will be arrested and prosecuted. He threatened to be ...

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90% Tanzanian To Get Electricity Access By 2035: Government

Over the next time period of about two decades Tanzania will be in need of $46.2 billion investment to revamp the country’s energy infrastructure to comply with the growing demand for electricity. For long investors to Tanzania have complained about lack of reliable power to go ahead with businesses. The energy ministry released a master plan on Monday and said ...

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