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President John Magufuli of Tanzania died at the age of 61, as announced by the Vice President of Tanzania.

According to a televised speech by Her Excellency, Samia Suluhu, the Vice President of Tanzania, President John Magufuli, aged 61, died of heart complications.

“It is with deep regret that I inform you that today… we lost our brave leader, the president of the Republic of Tanzania, John Pombe Magufuli,” Vice-President Hassan said in the announcement.

For nearly two weeks, President Magufuli had not been seen, inciting rumors that he had been flown to address matters related to Covid. However, Tanzanian reports indicated otherwise, that he had been at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac institute receiving treatment for a heart condition.

President Magufuli will be remembered as someone who had a hardline approach to no-nonsense business in Tanzania.

He has been responsible for initiating some of the largest infrastructure projects in the …