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Tanzanian govt slashes mobile money levy by 30%

Thursday 2 September 2021 | 09:37 CET | News
The Tanzanian government has announced a 30 percent reduction of mobile money transactions levies, in response to public outcry over the new charges, The Daily News reported. Minister for Finance and Planning Mwigulu Nchemba has already signed amendments of regulations for the mobile money transaction levies that were due for announcement. The ministry said the government has reached an agreement with telecommunication companies to lower their charges.

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Countries: Tanzania, United Republic of
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