Tag: John Magufuli

Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli is dead

Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli is dead. In a televised address on Thursday night, Tanzania vice-president Samia Suluhu Hassan said that Magufuli had died of heart complications. “It is with great regret that I inform you that today, 17 March 2021, at 18:00, we have lost our courageous leader, President[Read More…]

Newly Sworn Tanzanian President Bans Foreign Travels By Officials, Stops Tax Exemptions

Tanzania’s new president has ordered restrictions on foreign travel by government officials and cuts in tax exemptions, signalling the potential start of fiscal belt-tightening measures by his government. John Magufuli, sworn in on Nov. 5 as Tanzania’s fifth president, has pledged to double the east African country’s monthly revenue collection[Read More…]