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Vol 56 No 24

Published 4th December 2015


Tanzania

How real the zeal?

The President has taken some notable scalps over corruption but if his campaign persists, he will face organised high-level resistance

Four weeks into President John Pombe Magufuli's new government, many are still scratching their heads. Some see him as a compromise candidate who is dependent on and subservient to his party Chairman and presidential predecessor, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete. Others admire his apparent asceticism and see him making a mark not only within Tanzania but across East Africa.

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