Tanzanian minister quits after diamond mining investigation: state TV

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 07, 2017 10:51 AM

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - A Tanzanian minister who was named in reports on the results of an investigation into the diamond mining industry has resigned, state-run television broadcaster TBC1 said on Thursday.

TBC1 said that George Simbachawene, the Minister of State in the President's Office, had relinquished his post.

(Reporting by Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala; Editing by George Obulutsa, Greg Mahlich)