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Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala

World Bank court orders Tanzania pay $185 million to Standard Chartered

16 Oct 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania has been ordered by a World Bank arbitration court to pay $185 million to the Hong Kong subsidiary of Standard Chartered for breaching an energy contract.

Go home, Tanzanian President tells Burundian refugees

11 Oct 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Refugees in Tanzania must go home, President John Magufuli said on Friday, a week after officials began mass repatriations of Burundians despite concerns that they may face political persecution.

Tanzanian president backs official who beat students with a stick

04 Oct 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzanian president John Magufuli on Friday backed an official who sparked outrage and violated the country's rules by beating more than a dozen students with a stick, and Magufuli urged parents and school teachers to do the same to build a disciplined nation.

Tanzania's mobile phone subscriptions rise to nearly 44 million

25 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 25 Tanzania's mobile phone subscriptions rose to 43.67 million in the three months ending in June, a 4.7% increase from a year earlier, an official report showed on Wednesday.

Tanzania summons World Health Organization rep over Ebola complaint

24 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania on Tuesday summoned the World Health Organization's local representative over its assertion that the government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases, signalling displeasure at the agency's rare public rebuke.

UPDATE 1-Tanzania fines five banks for lax anti-money laundering controls

23 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 23 Tanzania's central bank said on Monday it had fined five commercial banks over $800,000 for breaching anti-money laundering rules, the latest in a series of moves aimed at tightening regulation in the financial services sector.

Tanzania fines five banks for lax anti-money laundering controls

23 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 23 Tanzania's central bank said on Monday it had fined five commercial banks for breaching the country's anti-money laundering regulations.

Lawyers for Tanzanian journalist jailed since July demand police conclude probe

18 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 18 Lawyers representing a prominent Tanzanian journalist demanded on Wednesday that authorities who have charged him with financial crimes conclude their investigations and release him if they lack evidence.

Tanzanian court adjourns case of prominent jailed journalist for fourth time

12 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM A Tanzanian court on Thursday adjourned the case of a prominent investigative journalist for the fourth time since he was arraigned more than a month ago, in a case that rights groups and Western government call politically motivated.

Tanzanian lawyers urge speedy trial, medical help for prominent jailed journalist

30 Aug 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Lawyers for a prominent Tanzanian investigative journalist called on Friday for urgent medical attention for their client after a court adjourned his case for the third time since he was arraigned nearly a month ago.

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