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Tanzania reportedly makes plans to launch CBDC

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The Bank of Tanzania is reportedly planning to introduce a central bank digital currency, or CBDC, for the African nation after neighboring countries announced similar initiatives.According to a Friday Bloomberg report, Bank of Tanzania Governor Florens Luoga said on Nov.

25 that Tanzania was planning to follow Nigeria’s example in rolling out its own CBDC. Luoga reportedly said that the central bank had “already begun preparations” for a digital shilling, Tanzania’s currency since 1966.

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