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Tanzania Mourns As 40 Killed In Church Stampede, Floods

Tanzania Mourns As 40 Killed In Church Stampede, Floods

 Tanzania president John Magufuli mourned the death of at least 40 people including 20 who died late Saturday following a stampede at an evangelical Christian church service in Moshi. The president said 20 others were killed in ongoing rains in Lindi, according to a statement issued on Sunday, February 2, 2020. The Moshi tragedy happened […]

‘Set Your Ovaries Free’ – President John Magufuli

‘Set Your Ovaries Free’ – President John Magufuli

Tanzania President John Magufuli has urged the country’s women to “set your ovaries free” and have many more children so the economy can grow, Reuters reports. Magufuli cited China, Nigeria and India’s economy as examples of countries that have over the years gained from having a huge population. “I know that those who like to block […]

Tanzanian President Splits Energy And Mining In Ministry Shake-Up

Tanzanian President Splits Energy And Mining In Ministry Shake-Up

    Tanzanian president John Magufuli split the energy and minerals ministry in two and appointed heads for the new ministries on Saturday, five months after sacking the previous minister. Two presidential committees had recommended the move to tighten supervision of natural resources in Tanzania, where Magufuli has sent shockwaves through the mining community since […]