Tanzania Purges 10,000 'Ghost Workers' in Anti-Corruption Drive

From BBC News

Tanzania has removed more than 10,000 "ghost workers" from its public sector payroll in a crackdown on corruption.

Payments to the non-existent employees had been costing the government more than $2m (£1.4m) a month, according to the prime minister's office.

The authorities say they are continuing to audit the public payroll and expect to find more phantom workers.

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