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Florens Luogoa teaser

Tanzania CBG looks to tackle NPLs

May 1, 2019

Florens Luoga, the governor of the Bank of Tanzania, tells The Banker about initiatives to arrest NPLs.

Vooma teaser

Tanzania's banking sector returns to stability

May 1, 2019

Poor lending policies and over-exposure to a faltering real estate sector have seen Tanzania's banks experience an uncomfortable past few years. However, they have since managed to correct this situation.

Dar es Salaam teaser

Why are investors wary when Tanzania is booming?

May 1, 2019

A robust economy, booming population and favourable geographic location are putting Tanzania on investors' radars. But how friendly is it to foreign investors? 

Benno Ndulu

Tanzania's mobile-fuelled banking revolution

October 1, 2014

The development of mobile financial services in Tanzania is bringing the high number of unbanked residents into the financial system. 

The slow emergence of an east African market

The slow emergence of an east African market

May 1, 2014

Regional integration, a painstakingly slow process across most of Africa, has started to gain momentum in east Africa, removing some obstacles for investors.

Gas find helps Tanzania step out of the shadows

Gas find helps Tanzania step out of the shadows

August 1, 2012

Tanzania's recent discovery of huge natural gas fields has put it firmly in the sight of foreign investors. But Benno Ndulu, its central bank governor, warns that the east African country should not become reliant on hydrocarbons. Instead, it should use them to diversify its economy.

Tanzania moves closer to realising its potential

Tanzania moves closer to realising its potential

August 1, 2012

Despite a recent surge in inflation and exchange rate volatility, the prospects for Tanzanian banks are bright. With the country growing fast, banks are looking to exploit its large unbanked population and start offering more sophisticated products.

Tanzania sets a small example

May 2, 2006

James Eedes reports from Dar es Salaam on the factors fuelling Tanzania’s recent vigorous growth.

What the bankers say: Tanzania

January 2, 2006

The Banker invites CEOs from around the world to discuss the economic climate in their country and institution, and their hopes for the future.

Shortcomings are being identified and addressed

July 2, 2004

Tanzania’s finance minister Basil Mramba talks to Steven Timewell about moves to secure natural resources and update land legislation to free up domestic financing.

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