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Two Tanzanian former finance ministers jailed for graft

Two Tanzanian former finance ministers were jailed for three years on Monday over corruption charges for issuing illegal tax exemptions costing the government millions of dollars in lost revenues. The convictions of former Finance Minister Basil Mramba and former Energy and Minerals Minister Daniel Yona represent two of the most high-profile convictions in the government’s anti-graft drive. Lawyers said the ex-ministers would appeal. Basil Mramba, 75, and Daniel Yona, 74,