Investing in Zanzibar is highly commendable and certainly, lucrative. Investments in Zanzibar are channeled mainly through the guiding and regulating arm of Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority(ZIPA). The likelihood is for the hotel business to be at the seafront,hence ZIPA does not have much land bank for this type of investment and therefore, investors are expected to purchase such lands from other private owners and submit such lands for investment redesignation and land lease certification.
Recently, the Bank of Tanzania has enacted new regulations on corporate governance for banks and financial institutions. The newly imposed regulations, Banking and Financial Institution (Corporate Governance) Regulations, 2021 (“the Corporate Governance Regulations”) were published on 29th October, 2021. The Corporate Governance Regulations set standards for corporate governance and structures of banks and financial institutions. It provides guidance to board of directors, directors and senior management of banks and financial institutions for proper discharge of their responsibilities.