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Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad dies after contracting coronavirus

Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad

Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad, the first vice-president of Tanzania’s semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar, has died at the age of 77, a few weeks after contracting coronavirus. He had been receiving treatment at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam. Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has offered his condolences in a tweet. …

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