Tanzania Brewers Adjust Bottles, Prices in Satchet Ban

[East African] Brewers in Tanzania have responded to the government ban on the sale of alcohol in sachets by introducing smaller bottles of popular brands and reducing the prices of some of their products.

[East African] Brewers in Tanzania have responded to the government ban on the sale of alcohol in sachets by introducing smaller bottles of popular brands and reducing the prices of some of their products.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why Millions of Tanzanians Are Still Living in Poverty

[East African] In spite of an impressive record of reducing poverty from 60 per cent to 47 per cent over the past decade — based on the $1.90 a day global poverty line — there are today 12 million Tanzanians living on less than $0.5 a day.

[East African] In spite of an impressive record of reducing poverty from 60 per cent to 47 per cent over the past decade -- based on the $1.90 a day global poverty line -- there are today 12 million Tanzanians living on less than $0.5 a day.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Double Taxation Pact Put On Ice As Businesses Cry Foul

[East African] East African Community member states are wavering on a plan to implement an agreement on double taxation avoidance (DTA), over fears that the deal could provide a loophole for tax evasion by companies.

[East African] East African Community member states are wavering on a plan to implement an agreement on double taxation avoidance (DTA), over fears that the deal could provide a loophole for tax evasion by companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Interswitch Benefits From Crane Bank’s Network

[East African] The takeover of Uganda’s troubled Crane Bank by DFCU Bank in January has indirectly boosted Interswitch — the local banking switch operator — through addition of 55 automated teller machines and a million customers.

[East African] The takeover of Uganda's troubled Crane Bank by DFCU Bank in January has indirectly boosted Interswitch -- the local banking switch operator -- through addition of 55 automated teller machines and a million customers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Islamic Banking Faces Tax Hurdles in Uganda

[East African] Issues of taxation, manpower and marketing have hampered the rollout of Islamic banking products in Uganda, as technocrats struggle to finalise regulations for the new products.

[East African] Issues of taxation, manpower and marketing have hampered the rollout of Islamic banking products in Uganda, as technocrats struggle to finalise regulations for the new products.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pay Taxes, PM Urges Chronic Defaulters

[Daily News] Dodoma -Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa has called upon traders who are chronic defaulters to pay taxes and a taskforce formed by the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) is meant to make sure they do not bribe the officials.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa has called upon traders who are chronic defaulters to pay taxes and a taskforce formed by the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) is meant to make sure they do not bribe the officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Richmond Scandal Resurfaces in Bunge

[Daily News] Dodoma -Richmond scandal has refused to die, as fresh battle emerged in the National Assembly today with the Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, calling upon the opposition to bring the case back to the house.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Richmond scandal has refused to die, as fresh battle emerged in the National Assembly today with the Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, calling upon the opposition to bring the case back to the house.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania