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Dangote Assures Tanzanian Govt Of Increased Investment

… promises to woo more investors to Tanzania President of Dangote group, Aliko Dangote, on Monday assured the new President of Tanzania, Samia Suhulu, that Dangote group would increase its investment in the country and inform investors all over the world, that Tanzania is now a place to invest. Dangote currently has invested about $770million in Tanzania. He lauded the ...

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Tanzania’s John Magufuli: A Brilliant Start But An Ignominious End

Tanzanian President John Magufuli played the long political game. STR/AFP via Getty Images Aikande Clement Kwayu, University of Wisconsin-Madison John Joseph Pombe Magufuli was a man who deftly played the long political game. He was nevertheless a puzzle both to Tanzanians and the world. When he first entered the presidency in 2015, he gained worldwide acclaim for his no-nonsense approach ...

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Tanzanian President, Magufuli, Dies At 61

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli, one of Africa’s most prominent coronavirus sceptics, has died aged 61, Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan said on Wednesday after a more than two-week absence from public life that led to speculation about his health. She said he died from the heart disease that had plagued him for a decade. She said burial arrangements were under ...

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Tanzanian President Queries Imported Coronavirus Kits As Goat, Pawpaw Test Positive

Coronavirus test kits used in Tanzania were dismissed as faulty by President John Magufuli on Sunday, because he said they had returned positive results on samples taken from a goat and a pawpaw. Magufuli, whose government has already drawn criticism for being secretive about the coronavirus outbreak and has previously asked Tanzanians to pray the coronavirus away, said the kits ...

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