The six East African Community heads of state are set to miss the trading bloc’s 20th anniversary celebrations this coming Saturday, putting into question the level of unity at the regional body’s topmost decision-making organ.
Mwanza/Shinyanga. President John Magufuli on Saturday suspended Shinyanga Regional Police Commander (RPC) Richard Abwao and Shinyanga Regional Crimes Officer (RCO) John Rwamlema to pave the way for investigations into alleged misconduct and economic sabotage claims.
Dar es Salaam. Foreign Affairs minister Prof Palamagamba Kabudi threatened to pull government out of aircraft deals with Canada to protest reported seizure of a Tanzanian plane over a contentious $33m (Sh76bn) debt owed to a South African farmer.