Legal Confusion as Millions of Sim Cards Blocked in Tanzania

About 20.4 million mobile telephone subscribers failed to biometrically register their subscriber identification module (SIM) cards by the January 20 deadline this year as required resulting to sim cards being blocked.Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) came under attack for what critics say is the regulator's resolve to push for a procedure that is not provided for in the country's statute books.

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