Monday, 1 March 2010

Time for Tanzania to rid itself of corrupt leaders

From ThisDay, Dar es Salaam
By The Editor

PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has once again demonstrated in no uncertain terms that he truly means business and is committed to waging the war against corruption to its logical, victorious conclusion.

When opening the Annual Meeting of the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) in Mwanza last Thursday, President Kikwete said corruption has continued at full strength in the country, thus denying citizens their right to access crucial social services.

It is for this reason that the president called on all key stakeholders to effectively take part in this relentless fight against corruption.

As the top commander of the war, he directed PCCB to ensure full implementation of the new law on Election Expenses to give more integrity to the electoral process and democracy in general.

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