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Vol 57 No 23

Published 18th November 2016


Tanzania

The bulldozer's light tread

President Magufuli is sweeping out corruption but there are some corners the new broom cannot reach

Many heads have rolled since President John Pombe Magufuli came to office just over a year ago. Those who have felt the new intolerance of waste and corruption include the Director General of the Tanzanian Ports Authority, Awadhi Massawe; its Board Chairman, Professor Joseph Msambichaka; and most of the Board. The head of the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB), Edward Hosea, was shown the door and the head of the Tanzania Revenue Authority, Rished Bade, his deputy and other senior TRA officials were unceremoniously ousted.

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