Tanzanian President Suspends Head of Telecoms Regulatory Body

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has suspended the head of his nation’s telecoms industry regulatory body and disbanded its board, his office said.

Weak management and incompetence at the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority had cost the East African nation about 400 billion shillings ($181.7 million) annually, according to an e-mailed statement from the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam.

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