ISSUANCE OF LICENSE FOR TOURISM BUSINESS IN ZANZIBAR Introduction Zanzibar is one of the greatest tourist destinations in Africa and the world at large. Recently, the travel magazine named Zanzibar as a top destination for those seeking relaxation and pleasure during the 2023 summer. It is in this regard, the Commission for Tourism is working [...]

Notice on Dissolution of Non-Governmental Organizations in Tanzania

NOTICE ON DISSOLUTION OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN TANZANIA. On the 24th of January 2023, the Ministry of Community Development, Gender, Women and Special Groups (MOHCDGEC) issued a notice to the public on the dissolution of 4,898 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO's) pursuant to Section 7(1)(e) of the Non-Governmental Organization Act CAP 56 of the laws of Tanzania. [...]

By |2023-01-30T16:03:23+03:00January 30th, 2023|Business, Governments, Know your Industry, Legal alerts|0 Comments

Occupation Health and Safety in Tanzania

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN TANZANIA INTRODUCTION Occupational health and safety are related with economic activities undertaken in the country. As the economic activities grow and expand, occupational injuries and diseases are more likely to increase among workers in different sectors of economy such as agriculture, mining, transport, and manufacture. The ILO Convention No. 161 [...]

By |2022-11-02T13:18:35+03:00November 2nd, 2022|Business, Financial, Governments, Know your Industry, Legal alerts|0 Comments

Tech Investment Incentives in Zanzibar

TECH INVESTMENT INCENTIVES IN ZANZIBAR Silicon Zanzibar is a recent initiative that has been announced in Zanzibar by the Ministry of Investment & Economic Development within the Fumba Special Economic Zone. The aim is to pull tech-based businesses, their workers, specialists, and investors. The goal is to place Zanzibar as an attractive location for the [...]

Amendment of the mining local content regulations

The Minister of Minerals in Tanzania Mainland recently issued the Mining (Local Content) (Amendment) Regulations (the amendments) through Government Notice No. 479 of 2022.  The amendments brought by the Minister are aimed at addressing regulatory and practical challenges affecting adherence to local content in the mining sector as provided under the Mining Local Content Regulations, [...]


MINING LAW – LEGAL ALERTS ON RECENT CHANGES AFFECTING NON-INDIGENOUS TANZANIAN COMPANIES IN PROVISION OF GOODS AND SERVICES IN MINING SECTOR. In its recent announcement, the Mining Commission under the Ministry of Minerals, has issued amendments with regards to the provision of goods and services by a Non-Indigenous Tanzanian Company in the Mining Industry Value [...]

Amendments Affecting Non-Citizens’ Employment Regime in Tanzania

Introduction On 11th October, 2021, The Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No.4) Act, 2021 (“the Amending Act”) became operational, amending several laws. Among other law, the Non- Citizens (Employment Regulation) Act, Act No 1 of 2015 (“the Act”) has been amended to affect the non-citizens’ employment regime in Tanzania. Apart from the Amending Act, the [...]

By |2021-12-06T01:17:55+03:00November 3rd, 2021|Legal alerts|0 Comments

An Overview of Amendments to the Magistrates’ Courts Act that Affect Subordinate Courts in Tanzania

The Magistrates Courts’ Act (hereinafter referred to as “the MCA”) provides for the jurisdiction, powers and functions, establishment, constitution, and set up of the Primary Court, District Court, the Resident Magistrate’s Court, and other related matters. The Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 3) Act, 2021 (hereinafter referred to as “The Act”) has made a [...]

By |2021-12-06T01:18:10+03:00November 2nd, 2021|Land mark Judgments, Legal alerts|0 Comments

Amendments to the Different Laws Governing Business Arrangements in Tanzania

On 11th October 2021 the Government published the Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 3) Act, 2021 (“The Amendment”) which makes amendment to several laws (Principal Acts) including: The Companies Act (CAP. 212); The Business Names (Registration) Act (CAP. 213); The Trade and Service Marks Act (CAP. 326). A quick overview of what the Amendment [...]

By |2021-12-06T01:19:00+03:00November 2nd, 2021|Know your Industry, Legal alerts|0 Comments

Cancellation of Certificates of Compliance in Zanzibar for Companies Incorporated Under the Companies Law of Mainland Tanzania

On the 21st of September 2021, the Minister for Trade and Industries Development of Zanzibar issued a public announcement that affects companies incorporated under the Companies law of Mainland Tanzania and thereafter issued with a certificate of compliance to operate in Zanzibar as a branch. Such companies have been provided with a Ninety (90) days’ [...]


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