Policy & Regulation

Tanzania splits up energy and mining ministry

The government of Tanzania has split its energy and mining ministry into two separate departments.
By Staff reporter 9 October 2017 0 27896

The government of Tanzania has split its energy and mining ministry into two separate departments, Reuters has reported.

President John Magufuli sacked the country’s energy minister five months ago and has appointed new ministers for the divided departments.

Medard Kalemani, the former deputy energy minister, is the new energy minister.

Angellah Kairuki, a lawyer and former deputy land minister, has been appointed as mining minister.

The move is part of a series of changes to the energy and mining industries over the past year that have included