The Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has assured investors that the government will make everything possible to end challenges affecting investments in Tanzania, including reviewing unfriendly laws. Please see Guardian Article 20 April 2021.
The President of the United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency Dr John Magufuli, delivered the inaugural speech for his second presidential term on November 13, 2020, during which he also initiated the business of the 12th Union Parliament. The contents of President Magufuli’s speech – alongside the ruling party CCM’s 2020-2025 election manifesto – will … Read more
We are pleased to share a link to the latest version of Establishing a business in Tanzania on Practical Law Global Guides by Nicholas Zervos, Janet Ndyetabura, Clara Mramba, Geoffrey Gasper, Habyalimana Mayeye, Diana Nasson and Benson Kisamarwa of VELMA Law. Please contact us if you have any comments or questions.
“To enhance efficiency, President Dr John Pombe Magufuli announced that the investment portfolio has been moved to the President’s Office from the Prime Minister’s Office. He said that investors have been complaining of unnecessary bureaucracy and most of them are discouraged to invest in the country due to unnecessary delays of permits and other documents. … Read more
“The President of United Republic of Tanzania has assured the private sector its commitment to cooperate with them in planning and implementation of plans, policies and various laws on investment and business, and to remove barriers and bureaucracy that hinder trade and investment. During the National Business Council Forum in May 2020 and during the … Read more
It is mandatory for users and owners of SIM cards in Tanzania to register by 30 June 2020 biometrically with their respective mobile network operators or authorised distributors, agents or dealers by using a National Identity Card or a National Identity Number (as per Electronic and Postal Communications (SIM Card Registration) Regulations 2020). If not duly registered then … Read more
We understand that the High Court of Tanzania ruled on 18 May 2020 that Section 148(5) Criminal Procedure Act (which denies bail to accused persons) is unconstitutional being in contravention of Articles 13 (Right to Life) and 15 (Right to Personal Freedom) of the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania (see Dickson Paulo Sanga … Read more
By a Notice dated 23 March 2020, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania instituted additional measures with a goal of limiting the spread of coronavirus. These measures include: All individuals currently residing in the United Republic of Tanzania are strongly advised to postpone all non-essential travel to other countries due to regional and global … Read more
The Immigration Ministry has issued this Notice dated 2 April 2020 regarding immigration status for persons unable to travel due to the current travel restrictions.