Why Zanzibar joined Mauritius to lure expats with tax residency visa

Mark Battersby
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The African island state of Zanzibar is "looking for a bite of the action" after Mauritius introduced a Premium Long-Stay Visa for prospective investors, the well-known expert commentator Dianna Games has argued in a recent interview. In conversation with Bruce Whitfield on South Africa's The Money Show, the Africa @ Work CEO said the semi-autonomous government of Zanzibar had been "pro-active in looking at ways to develop economic opportunities". As reported by International Investment, Zanzibar recently launched a new tax and residency programme to encourage expats to invest in the ...

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