Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Sweeping changes

Sunday Citizen Newspaper: "President Jakaya Kikwete yesterday made two major decisions by trimming his Cabinet and dropping some key allies.

The Head of State, who appeared calm during his address to the nation from Dodoma, despite last week's political storm in which the prime minister resigned, reduced the number of ministers from 61 to 47, responding to complaints by donors and critics that his Cabinet was 'too big'. President Jakaya Kikwete yesterday made two major decisions by trimming his Cabinet and dropping some key allies.

The Head of State, who appeared calm during his address to the nation from Dodoma, despite last week's political storm in which the prime minister resigned, reduced the number of ministers from 61 to 47, responding to complaints by donors and critics that his Cabinet was 'too big'."