Azania Bank Limited, whose formal name is First Adili Bancorp Limited, and is commonly referred to as Azania Bank, is a commercial bank in Tanzania. It is licensed by the Bank of Tanzania (BOT), the central bank and national banking regulator. Azania Bank is a medium-sized commercial bank that engages in retail banking, lease financing, foreign exchange transactions and import/export financing, as well the issuance of letters of credit. As of June 2014, the bank's total assets were valued at about US$178.1 million (TZS: 299.5 billion). A that time, the bank's shareholders' equity was valued at approximately US$20.32 million (TZS: 34.2 billion).
The bank was established in 1995, as First Adili Bancorp, by Tanzanian citizens, together with national pension funds and International financial institutions, including the East African Development Bank, the Swedish International Development Agency and an American merchant bank, Gerald Metals Inc.. Today, the main shareholders are Tanzanian pension funds and Tanzanian nations.
Azania Bank has its headquarters in Dar-es-Salaam. The bank maintains a network of branches at the following locations:
- Masdo Branch - Samora Avenue, Dar es Salaam
- Kariakoo Branch - Msimbazi Street, Dar es Salaam
- Tegeta Branch - Chief House, Tegeta, Dar es Salaam
- Mwenge Branch - Mwenge, Dar es Salaam
- Mwanza-Mwaloni Branch - Mwaloni Fish Market, Mwanza
- Mwanza-Nkrumah Branch - Nkrumah Street, Mwanza
- Kahama Branch - Kahama Central Business District, Kahama, Shinyanga District
- Arusha City Branch - Wapare Street, Arusha
- Mbauda Branch - Mbauda Corner, Arusha-Dodoma Road, Arusha
- Moshi Branch - Market Street, Moshi
- Mawasiliano Branch - Mawasiliano Towers, Sam Nujoma Road, Dar es Salaam Main Branch
- Geita Branch - Geita
- Katoro Branch - Geita
- Lamadi Branch - Simiyu
- Kagongwa Branch - Kahama
- TCRA Branch – Dar Es Salaam.