Tanzanian President John Magufuli joins a clean-up event outside the State House in Dar Es Salam December 9, 2015. / AFP / DANIEL HAYDUK
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Tanzanian President John Magufuli suspended the head of a national electronic identification-card project and four other officials Monday, opening the way for a corruption investigation into a public procurement process.On Monday, the president said he had suspended the director general of the National Identification Authority (NIDA), Dickson Maimu, and other officials of the authority pending a graft investigation and an audit of the 179.6 billion-shilling ($82.20 million) that NIDA has so far spent on the project.
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