President Samia reinstates minister sacked by Magufuli

Tanzania president Samia Suluhu Hassan. PHOTO/ FILE

What you need to know:

  • Magufuli, nicknamed "the bulldozer" for his authoritarian style, made no secret of the fact that he eavesdropped on the telephone conversations of members of his government. 

Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed a politician dismissed for criticising her predecessor as energy minister in a cabinet reshuffle that also included the nomination of the country's first female defence minister.


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