Tanzanian Govt to Lay Claim to Airtel - Report

President John Magufuli has reportedly instructed Finance and Planning Minister Philip Mpango to institute measures that would enable the government to acquire full ownership of the telecommunications company.The government currently owns 40% of the company's shares.



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Airtel Headquarters in Dar es salaam, Tanzania.

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