2023-04-10 Crackdown on TRC Board

The Citizen: As a result of the crackdown Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) and Tanzania Government Flight Agency (TGFA) on Sunday, became the first casualties of the CAG report, after President Samia dissolved the TRC Board and sacked the flight agency’s Director General John Nzulule. https://www.thecitizen.co.tz/tanzania/news/national/over-sh2-trillion-embezzled-in-2021-22-by-tanzania-govt-officials-says-tundu-lissu-4195346

According to the CAG, Tanzania Railway Corporation (TRC) twice rejected the tender to purchase the locomotives and passenger couches from the lowest bidder … and instead made a non-competitive purchase of $478 million. The decision … cost the tax payer an additional $215 million (Sh507.4 billion). https://www.thecitizen.co.tz/tanzania/news/national/president-samia-sacks-flight-agency-boss-dissolves-trc-board-4193738 (Monday, April 10, 2023)