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Tanzanian President Dies

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has died, the country’s vice president announced, after weeks of uncertainty over his health and whereabouts.

In a televised address to the nation late on Wednesday, Vice President Samia Suluhu  said the 61-year-old president had died of a “heart condition”, which he had suffered for 10 years at a hospital in Dar-Es-Salaam.

President Uhuru Kenyatta  in an address to the nation from State House Nairobi declared seven days period  of national  mourning in honor of the departed head of state.


By Victor Obure

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