Tanzania: Audit office report shows cracks in Nyerere Dam project

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Issue 436 - 15 Apr 2021 | 4 minute read

The publication of a National Audit Office (NAO) report critical of the Nyerere Dam project could allow President  Samia Suluhu Hassan to challenge her late predecessor John Magufuli’s legacy. While the NAO’s 2018-19 Annual General Report on Development Projects, published in April 2020, neglected to mention the $2.9bn hydropower project in Unesco World Heritage Site the Selous Game Reserve, the 2019-20 edition includes 29 unflattering pages on Magufuli’s flagship project.

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