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John Pombe Joseph Magufuli

Date of Birth: 29 October 1959
Place of Birth: Chato, Tanzania
Died: 17 March 2021

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Placing faith in future coal

A slew of major projects backed by Chinese official finance ran into the sand during the presidency of John Magufuli and President Samia Suluhu Hassan has been trying to put them back on track (Dispatches 9/7/21 Policy twists woo new investors)...

Samia the securocrat

A picture is emerging of Tanzania's new leader being committed to continuity not only in the national security policies of her predecessor John Magufuli but also of effectively restoring the one-party state and suppressing democratic rights pundits are saying (See Box Making 'terrorists' of the opposition)...

Oppositionists and foreign observers alike see the Mbowe case as a public confirmation that President Samia Suluhu Hassan has no intention of easing up on the restrictions in civil and political rights that her predecessor John Magufuli had made a trademark of during his presidency...

Clearing up after the bulldozer

President Samia Suluhu Hassan's approach to diplomacy is a world away from that of her predecessor, President John Pombe Magufuli...


Policy twists woo new investors

President Samia Suluhu Hassan has spent much of her first four months in office trying to re-establish relationships and moderate the radical policies of her predecessor John Magufuli who died in March...


Banking on a fast recovery

Tanzania whose Covid-denying former President the late John Magufuli refused to impose restrictions to control the pandemic says that it bucked the gloomy trend in sub-Saharan Africa recording GDP growth of 4...

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