Magufuli applies shock therapy, but needs to shake up whole system
Saturday November 28 2015
Tanzanian president John Magufuli. The president has issued a raft of instructions to curb government spending, winning praise from citizens. PHOTO | AFP
The new president has been giving directives to set right matters he thinks are wrong, such as banning “unnecessary” foreign trips, pruning lists of such delegations and curtailing expenditure on official celebrations.
His crackdown on wasteful spending has endeared Magufuli to East Africans on social media.