Africa

Tanzania president sacks three ministers

Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu has revoked the appointment of three cabinet ministers and appointed a new attorney general.

Those sacked are the Communication Minister Faustine Ndugulile, Leonard Chamuriho (transport) and Medard Kalemani (energy).

President Suluhu brought back January Makamba whose appointment had been revoked by former President John Magufuli.

Mr Makamba will now head the energy ministry.

The defence ministry whose head Elias Kwandikwa died in August now has a new boss.

Stergomena Tax becomes the first woman to be in charge of defence.

The president appointed Judge Eliezer Feleshi as the new attorney general to replace Adelardus Kilangi who has been appointed an ambassador. (BBC)

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