Tanzania Magufuli fires officials over 'fake' earthquake account
Tanzania's president has sacked two senior officials for opening a fake account to siphon money from an earthquake fund, his office has said.
An accountant had been suspended for being part of the plan to take money collected for earthquake victims, John Magufuli's office added in a statement.
At least 16 people died and 200 were wounded in the 10 September earthquake in the northern Kagera region.
Foreign governments have donated money to the earthquake fund.
On Tuesday, India's government donated 545m Tanzanian shillings ($250,000; £190,000) towards the fund, Tanzania's privately owned... read more
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