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Magufuli connected Tanzania with neighbouring countries by rail —Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the late President of Tanzania, John Magufuli, as one who acquitted himself as an African leader of great distinction to his country. He said the deceased devoted his time to several infrastructural developments in Tanzania and across Africa. Obasanjo said this in a press release issued by his Special...

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Tanzanians pay last respects to late president Magufuli

Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Saturday led mourners in paying their last respects to her predecessor John Magufuli, who died suddenly this week after an illness shrouded in mystery. Mourners lined the streets of Dar es Salaam to bid farewell to the late president, weeping and throwing flower petals as the casket was transferred...

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Tanzanians pay their respects to late president Magufuli

Tanzania’s President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, on Saturday led mourners in paying their last respects to her predecessor John Magufuli, who died suddenly this week after an illness shrouded in mystery. Mourners lined the streets of Dar es Salaam to bid farewell to the late president, weeping and throwing flower petals as the casket was transferred
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Tanzania swears in first female president after Magufuli’s death

Tanzania’s Samia Suluhu Hassan was on Friday sworn in as the country’s first female president after the sudden death of John Magufuli from an illness shrouded in mystery. Hassan, 61, a soft-spoken Muslim woman from the island of Zanzibar, will finish Magufuli’s second five-year term, set to run until 2025. Wearing a bright red headscarf,...

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Tanzania swears in first female president after Magufuli’s sudden death

Tanzania’s Samia Suluhu Hassan was on Friday sworn in as the country’s first female president after the sudden death of John Magufuli from an illness shrouded in mystery. Hassan, 61, a soft-spoken Muslim woman from the island of Zanzibar, will finish Magufuli’s second five-year term, set to run until 2025. Wearing a bright red headscarf,
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Buhari mourns Tanzanian President, Magufuli

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, mourned Tanzanian President, John Magufuli, who died on Wednesday at the age of 61. Buhari’s condolence message was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled “President Buhari mourns Tanzanian President, John Pombe Magufuli.” The statement read, “President...

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The mystery of Tanzania’s missing president

Tuesday marks 17 days since the 61-year-old has been seen in public, and despite a clamour of rumours of ill-health, the Tanzanian authorities have yet to provide clear answers as to his whereabouts. The mere question is now leading to arrests, as the government seeks to contain the rumours. And analysts say the silence is
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