Tanzania's former president Benjamin Mkapa dies at 81

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Tanzania's former President Benjamin William Mkapa, aged 81, has died, President John Magufuli has announced.

Tanzania's president John Pombe Magufuli through a national broadcast confirmed Thursday July 24 that Mkapa died at a Dar Es Salaam hospital where he was admitted. The president further declared a seven-day national mourning period during which the national flag will be flown half-mast.

“I call on all Tanzanians to receive the news of his death and to pray for Mzee Mkapa. More informa…
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