* TANZANIA BANS THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS ON CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CARDS ~ :: Habari Duniani

The government of Tanzania yesterday banned printing and distributing festive season cards ahead of this year’s Christmas and New Year Celebration by using Government money.
President of Tanzania Magufuli(left) and Prime Minister Majaliwa(right)
In a statement issued to the media, Chief Secretary Ombeni Sefue asked anyone who would be interested in designing and printing this year’s festive season cards to dig into their own pockets.
Tanzania government this year banned Independence Day celebrations of December 9 and suggested the fund would be spent on a clean-up campaign to counter the Cholera epidemic.

President also ordered on Tuesday the cancellation of meeting and conferences in hotels for public servants. Instead telecommunications technologies would be deployed to allow for two-way video and audio conferencing.

Read: President cancelled exhibition of World AIDS Day 2015.
It is expected that president will cancel more than 20 government expenditure on celebration and so called unnecessary expenditure.

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