Thursday, July 13, 2017

TRA clamps Sahara Media offices over Sh4.5 bil tax arreas

Caption: An auctioning officer Mr Matias

Caption: An auctioning officer Mr Matias Michael closes Sahara Media Group offices in Mwanza on Thursday    

By The Citizen Reporter @TheCitizenTz

Mwanza. Offices of Sahara Media Group, owner of Star TV, Radio Free Africa (RFA) and Kiss FM has been closed by Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) following a debt amounting to Sh4.5 billion.

Formerly known as Sahara Communication & Publishing Company Ltd (SCPC), the company is wholly owned by indigenous Tanzanians and was established in Mwanza City as the main operational center

The offices were shut on Thursday afternoon by a TRA agent, Sukah Security, Court Broker and Auction Mart.