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Speaker Disbands Parliament Energy Committee Over Graft Claims

July 28, 2012
Tanzania disbanded a parliamentary committee after some of its members were accused of corruption and potential conflict of interest over their alleged involvement in deals with the state-run power utility. National Assembly speaker Anne Makinda disbanded the energy and minerals committee, charged with overseeing the mining, oil and gas sectors. "I am disbanding this committee and have instructed the parliamentary ethics and privileges committee to draft a strict code of ethics for members of parliament," she told parliament.