Tanzania Names Modestus Kipilimba Head of National Security

Tanzania named Modestus Francis Kipilimba Director-General of the Department of National Security, replacing Rashid Othman, who has retired, the Tanzanian presidency said Wednesday in an e-mailed statement.

Before his appointment, Kipilimba was acting director-general of the National Identification Authority. Robert Salika was named as Kipilimba’s deputy, according to the statement.

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