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Sharia-compliant banking on the rise in Zanzibar

18 July 2014 Last updated at 13:56 BST

Conventional banks in Zanzibar are tapping into a growing market for financial products and services that are compliant with Islamic law.

The island, a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania, has a predominantly Muslim population.

However, there is a demand for banks to provide Sharia-compliant products for both Muslims and non-Muslims across Tanzania.

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