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In the wake of the scandal, ...
In the wake of the scandal, former Attorney General Judge Frederick Werema was forced to resign on December 16, 2014.
His appointment comes after ...
His appointment comes after the resignation of Attorney General Frederick Werema because of his involvement in the Tegeta Escrow account saga.
On the strength of the two public agencies' findings and recommendations by the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee, the National Assembly resolved appropriate disciplinary and other measures to be taken against the Attorney General Judge Frederick Werema.
Tanzania's Attorney General ...
Tanzania's Attorney General Frederick Werema resigned last week over the energy corruption scandal.
Following a review by the Tanzania ...
Following a review by the Tanzania Parliament concerning allegations of the fraudulent transfer of funds from a Bank of Tanzania escrow account held by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals on behalf of TANESCO and an independent power producer IPTL, and involving Pan Africa Power Solutions Tanzania (a company unrelated to Orca), a number of changes in senior Tanzania Government positions were made by President Kikwete: a new board of directors of TANESCO was appointed; the Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development, Prof. Anna Tibaijuka, was removed from her post; the Attorney General, Judge Frederick Werema and the Minister for Energy and Minerals, Prof. Sospeter Muhongo, both resigned; and the Permanent Secretary for Energy and Minerals, Eliakim Maswi, was suspended pending an investigation into his involvement in the transfer of the escrow funds.
Following the resignation of Judge Werema, President Kikwete appointed George Mcheche Masaju as Attorney General, prior to which Mr. Masaju was the Deputy Attorney General.
Apart from Muhongo and Maswi, other ...
Apart from Muhongo and Maswi, other officials implicated are the then Attorney General Frederick Werema who resigned in wake of the scandal, and the then Minister for Lands and Human Settlements Development, Prof Anna Tibaijuka who was sacked by the President owing to her involvement.
Attorney General Frederick Werema resigned and Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Eliakimu Maswi was suspended pending investigations on the matter.
So far, more than five government officials have been taken to court charged with offences associated with the dubious withdrawal of money from the Tegeta escrow account which was under the Bank of Tanzania
In another development, Rweyemamu cautioned Tanzanians over the presence of conmen who convince people to give them millions of money, promising to secure jobs for them at the State House.
said it is reported that some people were told to pay 17m/-.