4 May 2021
Tanzania has announced new measures to control the spread of coronavirus in a departure from the approach taken by its late leader John Magufuli, a Covid-sceptic who had downplayed the pandemic.
21 Apr 2021
Barely a month after the death of Tanzania’s president, John Magufuli, from a heart-related ailment, Africa yesterday lost another of its leaders, Chad’s President Idriss Déby, who died of injuries following clashes with rebels in the north of the country.
30 Mar 2021
Tanzanian police announced Tuesday that 45 people had died during a stampede in Dar es Salaam on March 21 as mourners paid their last respects to the late president John Magufuli.
26 Mar 2021
Tanzania's late president John Magufuli was laid to rest Friday in his ancestral village in the country's northwest after his sudden death last week from an illness shrouded in mystery.
23 Mar 2021
A woman and four children were killed in a stampede in Tanzania as crowds rushed to mourn Tanzania's late President John Magufuli at the weekend, a relative told AFP on Tuesday.
22 Mar 2021
African leaders from across the continent on Monday paid tribute to Tanzania's late president John Magufuli, who leaves a complex legacy following his sudden death from an illness shrouded in mystery.
20 Mar 2021
Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Saturday led mourners in paying their last respects to her predecessor John Magufuli, who died suddenly this week after an illness shrouded in mystery.
19 Mar 2021
Samia Suluhu Hassan on Friday was sworn in as the sixth President of Tanzania after the sudden death of John Magufuli, making her the country's first female president. The soft-spoken 61-year-old will finish Magufuli’s second five-year term, set to run until 2025. She rose through the ranks over a 20-year political career from local government…
19 Mar 2021
Former Tanzanian President, John Magufuli who died from a heart condition on Wednesday, will be buried on March 25 in his native town Chato in the Geita region.
19 Mar 2021
Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan is to be sworn today as Tanzania’s first female chief executive following yesterday’s death of President John Magufuli.
18 Mar 2021
Tanzania was plunged into mourning Thursday over the death of President John Magufuli following weeks of uncertainty over his health, with his swing to authoritarianism leaving a divided legacy.
17 Mar 2021
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has died from a heart condition, his vice president said in an address on state television Wednesday, after days of uncertainty over his health and whereabouts.