Tanzania's Magufuli sacks officials who failed to recall public works budget figures
Tuesday November 7 2017
Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli. Magufuli, nicknamed “the Bulldozer” for his infrastructure projects and leadership style, launched his reform drive after he was elected in late 2015. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
President Magufuli sacks two senior officials late after they failed to recall immediately how much money was allocated by the government in their respective districts for public road construction projects
Magufuli,has sacked thousands of civil servants over the past two years in a crackdown on government inefficiency and corruption.
Critics accuse his administration of being increasingly autocratic, but the president declared on Monday that his government “respects democracy”.