The African continent has plunged into mourning following the death of Tanzania’s President John Magufuli.
Magufuli died at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, following a sickness linked to heart disease.
Tanzanian Vice President, Samia Suluhu Hassan announced the shocking news last Wednesday. in in statement .He died at the age of 61.
“President John Magufuli died of a heart ailment that he has battled for over 10 years,” Samia Suluhu Hassan said. She added Africa Breaking News:Tanzanian President, Magufuli dies the president had been receiving treatment at Mzena hospital since Sunday, and announced 14 days of national mourning.
Hassan is now the acting president of Tanzania. While a date for her swearing in has not yet been announced, she will be Tanzania’s first female president.