Tanzania President John Magufuli sacks officials after TV scolding

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli has sacked two public officials after scolding one of them on live TV.

He had asked the two municipal directors what their budget was for road construction in their districts.

Neither could recall on the spot, and a few hours later both officials were sacked. No reason was given.

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