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News Tanzania » Government: Tanzania's new mining rules impose restrictions on foreign banks, insurers

News channel or source: http://www.mining.com/web/tanzanias-new-mining-rules-impose-restrictions-foreign-banks-insurers/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Under new regulations the mining ministry passed last month, Tanzania will now make it compulsory for foreign-owned mining groups to offer shares to the government and local companies. A mining ministry spokesperson said the regulations came into force in ...

News Tanzania » Government: Tanzania to lock foreign banks, law firms out of mining sector

News channel or source: http://www.miningmx.com/trending/31810-tanzania-lock-foreign-banks-law-firms-mining-sector/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Citing the country’s Mining Regulations of 2018, Reuters said that Tanzania will now make it compulsory for foreign-owned mining groups to offer shares to the government and local companies. The new rules will restrict the way in which foreign-owned ...

News Tanzania » Government: Bishops in Tanzania denounce government for suppressing freedoms

News channel or source: http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2018/02/14/bishops-in-tanzania-denounce-government-for-suppressing-freedoms/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Dodoma, Tanzania, Feb 14, 2018 / 04:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops of Tanzania spoke out this week against the suppression of several constitutional freedoms within the country, saying the government is becoming responsible for threatening national unity.

News Tanzania » Government: Exclusive: Acacia, China miners in talks over Tanzania gold deal - sources

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-acacia-mining-m-a-chinese-exclusive/exclusive-acacia-china-miners-in-talks-over-tanzania-joint-venture-sources-idUSKCN1G01UC
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Acacia, caught in a near year-long tax dispute with the government of Tanzania, has also has held talks with state-owned China National Gold Group about such a partnership, two of the people said, although it was not clear if those talks are ongoing.

News Tanzania » Government: Tanzania’s new mining law will compel foreign companies to boost local financial firms

News channel or source: https://qz.com/1211153/tanzania-mining-law-favors-using-local-banks-insurance-companies/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Tanzania is set to overhaul its extractive industry after the government passed a new law that posits strict guidelines for foreign companies. The new law gives companies three months to comply with the regulations, while also making them apprise the ...

News Tanzania » Government: Tanzania police arrested over death of passer-by during opposition protest

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/19/tanzania-police-arrested-over-death-of-passer-by-during-opposition-protest/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Catholic Church in a recent message accused the government of threatening the country’s peace ... of the police,” the letter by the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Tanzania read. The Church has been accused in recent months by the opposition ...

News Tanzania » Government: Tanzania: Don't Wait for Central Govt in Delivering Social Services, PM Tells Municipalities

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802200897.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The PM made the remarks at the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) halls in Mwanza Region while addressing civil servants and other government leaders in the municipalities. He asked ward councilors to ensure that development projects were well supervised and fully ...

News Tanzania » Government: Tanzania to become a Poaching Free Country by 2022” Government

News channel or source: http://wwf.panda.org/wwf_news/?323235/Tanzania-to-become-a-Poaching-Free-Country-by-2022-Government
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

During the launch of the ‘Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth’ (REGROW) project Dr. Kigwangalla warned those involved in poaching activities that the government’s initiatives to stop poaching have been intensified and he ...

News Tanzania » Government: Tanzania withdraws from UN refugee programme

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/haberler/198694/tanzania-withdraws-from-un-refugee-programme
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Tanzania has long been considered a safe haven for refugees, particularly from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to the Tanzanian government newspaper Daily News, Magufuli blames the international community for failing to release ...

News Tanzania » Government: Tanzania's opposition accuse police of killing student

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/tanzanias-opposition-accuse-police-killing-student-100733180.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Last week, Tanzania's Catholic church accused Magufuli's government of violating democratic norms by limiting freedom of expression.