'The EastAfrican' resumes circulation in Tanzania after one-year ban

The EastAfrican, the region’s authoritative weekly newspaper, is back in circulation in Tanzania after a year out of the market. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Registrar of Newspapers Raphael Hokororo issued Mwananchi Communications, a subsidiary of Nation Media Group, with a new certificate of registration.
  • Mr Hokororo had a year ago sent a letter to Mwananchi Communications, instructing the company to “immediately stop publishing, printing and circulating the newspaper until it has officially registered”.
  • Speaking on the newspaper’s return to Tanzanian newsstands, Mr Felix Mosha, chairman of the East African Business Council, said it was a positive development that showed East Africans were able to resolve obstacles to regional integration.

TheEastAfrican, the region’s authoritative weekly newspaper, is back in circulation in Tanzania after a year out of the market.

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