Tanzania's New Chief Justice Urged to Fight Bribery

President John Magufuli has asked newly appointed Chief Justice Professor Ibrahim Juma to tighten  loopholes for bribes within the judiciary. Speaking at the State House swearing-in ceremony, Magufuli also asked for police and the judiciary to meet to discuss ways to clear the backlog of pending cases.



President John Magufuli swears-in Professor Ibrahim Hamisi Juma as the country's eighth Chief Justice of post-independence Tanzania at a ceremony at the State House in Dar es Salaam.

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