Tanzania

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One of the most bullish outlooks of any sector in the country can be found in Tanzania’s telecoms industry. Already a model for development in sub-Saharan Africa, the sector has recorded rapid recent growth in activity, supported by some of the lowest user tariffs in Africa, speedy smartphone and mobile broadband uptake, and steady investment...

 

As the fourth-largest gold producer in Africa and the world’s only source of tanzanite, Tanzania is a major mining destination in the region. It has nine large-scale mines that produce silver, copper, diamonds and coal, as well as major untapped deposits of graphite, uranium and other minerals.

 

The government of Tanzania hopes to encourage industrialisation and investment in labour-intensive manufacturing through its export processing zone (EPZ) and special economic zone (SEZ) schemes, which were launched in 2002 and 2006, respectively. Managed by the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA), the EPZ scheme promotes investment in...

 

The draft budget for FY 2017/18, tabled on June 9, 2017 by the Ministry of Finance and Planning (MoFP), aims to raise real GDP growth to 7.1% in 2017, up from 7% the previous year, while shrinking the budget deficit from 4.5% to 3.8% of GDP, and keeping inflation between 5% and 8%. A country of 53m, Tanzania remains one of the strongest...

 

Located along an increasingly important international trade corridor and benefitting from over 1400 km of Indian Ocean coastline, Tanzania is well positioned to expand its share of regional transit and trans-shipment activities. The country already serves as an international gateway for six landlocked African countries, making the development...

 

What is the greatest challenge to boosting ICT use in Tanzania and sub-Saharan Africa?

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