Tanzania’s young mining industry has grown at an astounding rate since liberal mining legislation was introduced in the late 1990s to attract investment. But against the background of tense relations between mining companies and locals, Tanzania’s parliament is considering removing many of the tax breaks. This, mining companies argue, will make Tanzania’s business environment even less attractive and strangle the mining sector before it has fully developed.
See http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=9371.