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Fact-checking the falling shilling: How is Tanzania doing compared with her neighbours?

Tanzania’s Finance Minister, Saada Mkuya, said in parliament that there was nothing the government could do to stop the value of the shilling from sliding against the dollar. The Citizen reported her as saying that all major currencies in Africa are in freefall, thanks to the stronger dollar. I have looked at the numbers to see whether[…]