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Tanzanian president sacks port chief in anti-graft campaign

Dec 7 Newly-elected President John Magufuli has sacked the head of Tanzania’s ports authority and the top official in the transport ministry, part of a campaign to root out corruption and inefficiency in the East African nation. Magufuli fired the director general of the Tanzania Ports Authority , Awadhi Massawe, and the permanent secretary in the transport ministry, Shaaban Mwinjaka, following the disappearance of over 2,700 shipping containers at the port.

Source: Tanzanian News