First female president urges Tanzanians to unite after death of COVID sceptic Magufuli

Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan said on Friday the country should unite and avoid pointing fingers after the death of John Magufuli, her COVID-19 sceptic predecessor, urging the east…

Samia Suluhu Hassan - Tanzania's new president

On Wednesday evening she had the task of announcing to Tanzanians that President John Magufuli had died and now Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan has taken his place as the country’s…

Tanzania's President John Magufuli who urged citizens 'to pray coronavirus away' has died

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has died at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, the country’s vice president announced in a televised address on Wednesday. He was 61. “President John Magufuli…

Tanzania arrests 4 people for reporting that president Magufuli is ill

Four people have been arrested in Tanzania accused of circulating claims that President John Magufuli is in ill health. Magufuli has not been seen in public for two weeks, sparking…