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Politicians around the world pay tribute to Tanzanian President John Magufuli

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On Wednesday, the Tanzanian Vice-president on the national Television has announced the death of the country’s president John Magufuli. Following this announcement, many african politicans have expressed their sadness. The US State Department has expressed condolences to Tanzanians and added that “we hope that Tanzania can move forward on a …

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“The president is not sick, he is working hard in his office,” Tanzanian PM said

Tanzania opposition demands whereabouts of President Magufuli

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli is in the country and working hard in his office, his prime minister has said, scotching rumours about his whereabouts and health. “Tanzanians be calm, your president is there, in good health, he is working,” Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said. There has been speculation that President …

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Tanzania opposition demands whereabouts of President Magufuli

Tanzania opposition demands whereabouts of President Magufuli

Tanzania’s main opposition leader has demanded information on the health of President John Magufuli, a prominent COVID-19 sceptic whose absence from public view has brought speculation he is receiving medical treatment abroad. Rumours have swirled on social media about possible coronavirus contamination, especially in neighbouring Kenya under the hashtag #pray4magufuli. …

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Tanzanian leader finally admits the country has covid cases

john magufuli confirms covid cases in the country

Tanzanian president John Magufuli is finally acknowledging that his country has a coronavirus problem after claiming for months that the disease had been defeated by prayer. The president’s comments came days after the country mourned the death of one of its highest-profile politicians, the vice president of the semi-autonomous island …

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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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