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John Pombe Magufuli

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


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Enemies without and within

Half-way through his first term, President John Pombe Magufuli is under pressure...

Socialite leads protest by Instagram Law suits by civil society activists and weighty statements by religious leaders are one thing, but calls to protest by the Los Angeles-based society blogger, Mange Kimambi, face President John Magufuli with an entirely different challenge...


Two steps forward…

In Tanzania, President John Magufuli has used populist tactics infused with resource nationalism to drive a harder bargain with international companies such as Barrick Gold (AC Vol 58 No 13, Risks for all in mining row), but there are doubts whether this would work elsewhere...

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Political rift will linger

Tanzania's President John Magufuli resents Kenya's economic supremacy in the region and showed it by failing to turn up to Kenyatta's inauguration in November...


Laying down the law

The police issued orders in June 2016, under President John Pombe Magufuli's direction, banning all political party meetings, private and public...

President John Magufuli had earlier presented Acacia Mining, a Barrick Gold-owned entity, with a tax bill for $190 billion...


Magufuli's law

Students were asked to set out the advice they'd give to both the government and Acacia on issues of legal identity, a tax dispute simmering since 2012, and the recent ban on makinikia, the concentrate sent overseas for smelting until President John Magufuli banned its export in March (AC Vol 58 No 13, Risks for all in mining row)...


Escrow case takes wing

Werema resigned over the affair in December 2014 and President John Magufuli sacked Muhongo last month...


Risks for all in mining row

Now that the second committee appointed by President John Magufuli to look at Acacia Mining's exports of gold-copper concentrate has largely backed the findings of the first, the battle lines are set for an epic confrontation on the exploitation of Tanzania's natural resources...


Magufuli backs hard man

President John Pombe Magufuli is experiencing conflict between his campaign against corruption and his increasingly dictatorial methods...


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