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Vol 49 No 4

Published 15th February 2008


Tanzania

Cleaning the stables

Parliament exposed the Prime Minister's wrongdoing and now the President has sacked nine ministers

Kizengo Kayanza Peter Pinda, who served as Private Secretary to three Tanzanian presidents, Julius Nyerere, Ali Hassan Mwinyi and Benjamin Mkapa, is President Jakaya Kikwete's surprising choice as Prime Minister after the resignation of Edward Lowassa, who was accused of impropriety over a power contract. Pinda, who entered politics in 2000, was Minister for Regional Administration and Local Government and his promotion has triggered another cabinet reshuffle.

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