Tag Archives: Samia Suluhu Hassan

Tanzania: President Samia announces the construction of the country’s own vaccine factory

Tanzania: President Samia announces the construction of the country's own vaccine factory

The Tanzanian president has announced that the country plans to produce its own vaccine against coronavirus and other diseases in the country. During a visit to European Union Council President Charles Michel in Brussels, Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan said the country was also aiming to export vaccines to countries …

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Tanzania: Former BBC journalist joins president’s office

Zuhura Yunus

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed former BBC Swahili journalist Zuhura Yunus as Presidential Communications Director. Zuhura Yunus replaces Jaffar Haniu who has other responsibilities. The renowned journalist left the BBC this year after 14 years. She started out as a radio presenter and producer in 2008. Zuhura Yunus …

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African presidents in the United States for the UN General Assembly


Several African Heads of State have arrived in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly. Tanzania’s Samia Suluhu, Zambia’s Hakainde Hichilema, Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo, Botswana’s Mokgweetsi Masisi and Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari have so far confirmed they will be attending. It is the first time for President Samia and …

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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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