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Tanzania’s opposition picks Tundu Lissu to battle President Magufuli in 2020 polls

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Tanzania’s main opposition party, Chadema, has nominated national vice chairman Tundu Lissu as its presidential candidate for the October 28 General Election, pending approval by...
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Uganda flies flags at half-mast to mourn deceased former Tanzanian leader

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered flags to fly at half-mast for three days starting on Saturday to mourn former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa. “When...
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Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa passes on at 81

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Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa has died age 81 in a Dar es Salaam hospital, the government announced Friday. He was the country’s third president...
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Tanzania’s John Magufuli endorsed for re-election, dismisses third term bid

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Chama Cha Mapinduzi, CCM, Tanzania’s ruling party, has endorsed the candidature of President John Pombe Magufuli for upcoming presidential polls. The president doubles as the...
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In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

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When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge....
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Tanzania summons US official over coronavirus warning

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Tanzania said on Tuesday it had summoned the top official at the US embassy to object to an advisory that warned of “exponential growth” of...
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Zimbabwe president fires deputy information minister

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday fired outspoken deputy information minister Energy Mutodi hours after he insulted three “abducted” opposition officials in a tweet. A...
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Tanzania suspends laboratory head after president questions coronavirus tests

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Agence France-Presse Tanzania has suspended the head of its national health laboratory in charge of testing for the coronavirus and ordered an investigation, a day...
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President queries Tanzania coronavirus kits after goat test

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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...
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President questions Tanzania coronavirus kits after goat test

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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...