Tanzania's Jamii Forums shut down by government

Popular Tanzanian forums and "leaks" website, Jamii Forums, has been temporarily shut down by government as it has not complied with the new regulations and license fees required of online content creators in Tanzania. This comes after Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) issued a notice to Jamii Forums…

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New social media and blogging regulations in Tanzania

Tanzania has finally signed into law their eyebrow raising new regulation that will govern social media and blogging. The regulation known as the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations 2017, was initially published by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) and came into effect during March 2018. Among some…

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Tanzania Proposes New Law To Regulate Social Media

Tanzania is considering a new law to regulate social media in the East Afrikan country. The proposed bill, Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations 2017, was published by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). Part of the draft regulations suggest that all online content producers, including bloggers, should be…

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