Tanzania: From Nationalization to Privatization — and Back?

  title={Tanzania: From Nationalization to Privatization — and Back?},
  author={Kate Bayliss},
Tanzania had stronger socialist leanings than most other countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) following independence in the 1960s, and it was one of the later countries to embrace market-oriented reforms (Tsikata 2003). Following economic crises in the late 1970s the country signed its first Structural Adjustment Programme with the IMF in 1986. Second-generation reforms followed, with privatization gaining in prominence in the 1990s and, by the end of 1996, all enterprises including utilities… CONTINUE READING