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Tanzania

John Pombe Magufuli

Date of Birth: 29/10/1959
Place of Birth: Chato District, Geita, Tanganyika (Tanzania)


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Magufuli the outlier

President John Magufuli has resisted imposing blanket restrictions on movement curfews and other forms of lockdown insisting that the work of growing the economy must continue...


Mining for clarity

Mining companies already under pressure from the resource nationalist offensive of President John Magufuli's first presidential term are complaining that the government's vagueness over its stakes in their operations is hindering investment...


Zitto's democracy tour

The MP and leader of Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT Wazalendo) Zitto Kabwe has been touring Europe and North America to warn that President John Magufuli and the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi are seeking to create a one-party state...


Back to the one-party state

Despite repeated suggestions that term limits be removed to allow President John Pombe Magufuli to stand again it is highly likely the party will not support them meaning he will be entering his final term after victory...


Building shaky bridges

Fortunately for him President John Magufuli of Tanzania who never misses an opportunity to deride Kenyans for their 'tribal politics' had despatched his Foreign Minister Palamagamba Kabudi to deliver the same message something he did in perfect Swahili in a dig at Kenya's adulterated version of the language which Tanzanians frown on as much as they scorn Kenya's 'tribalism'...


Get out of jail cashcard

President John Magufuli's decision to resolve corruption cases through cash-based plea-bargaining rather than the dysfunctional law courts is already producing results...


Hungry for change

Africa Confidential understands that the grain was brought in from Tanzania – Mnangagwa and President John Magufuli are allies – at a price of US$600 a tonne; the world price is currently $240 a tonne...

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Magufuli's challengers recant

One by one President John Magufuli's opponents within the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party are biting the dust...


Bridge over troubled finance

The US$260 million bridge to be funded out of state coffers will span the gulf from Kigongo to Busisi and make Mwanza town more easily accessible from the west including President John Magufuli's home Geita Region...


Cashew crisis grinds on

Last November President John Pombe Magufuli took cashew marketing out of the hands of private traders who refused to pay the price he demanded for raw cashew and brought in the army...


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