Tanzania

Magufuli appoints new Justice and Information Ministers


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President John Magufuli has sacked his Minister of Information, Culture, Artists and Sports, Nape Nnauye, and replaced him with Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe the Constitutional Affairs and Justice Minister. Professor Palamagamba Kabudi has taken over the Justice portfolio.

The official press release as published on the presidential website reads as follows:

“President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Dr. John Magufuli, today on March 23, 2017 has made minor changes in the Cabinet.

In these changes, Hon. President Magufuli has appointed Prof. Palamagamba Aidan John Mwaluko Kabudi Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.

In addition, Hon. Dr. Magufuli has appointed Dr. George Harrison Mwakyembe Minister of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports.

This selection begins immediately.

Elect will be sworn in tomorrow afternoon on March 24, 2017 the State House in Dar- es- Salaam.”

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