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Tanzania: Samia Suluhu appoints first woman Minister of Defence


Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu has appointed Stergomena Tax as the country’s defense minister to replace Elias Kwandikwa, who died in August. The president also fires the Communication Minister Faustine Ndugulile, the Transport minister Leonard Chamuriho and Medard Kalemani the Energy minister. President Suluhu brought back January Makamba whose appointment had …

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa mourns John Magufuli

MAgufuli and Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa the South African President has expressed his “deep sadness” following the death of Tanzania’s President John Magufuli. On his Twitter account, President Ramaphosa said he had spoken to Tanzanian Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan “to express condolences in his personal capacity and on behalf of all South Africans”. Read …

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