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In that year, Tanzania adopted a new numbering plan.

Calls to Kenya and Uganda require a regional prefix rather than having to use full international dialling.

In 1976, Nyerere abolished his country's 2,500 independent farming cooperatives, in part because they were politically uncontrollable.

Exports of products such as tea and coffee were not enough to buy an abundance of new tools for agriculture – such as tractors – or enough to pay for the importation of oil.

Fifty percent of the earnings from exports went to paying back money borrowed from abroad.

In the early 1980s, communal agriculture was in ill-repute in the world, as in China where Deng Xiapeng was now leader.

In 1983, Nyerere declared that the government would again permit private enterprise in farming, including companies investing in private commercial farms.

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