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Former Tanzania’s president Benjamin Mkapa dies at 81

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Former Tanzanian President Benjamin William Mkapa is dead.

He was born November 12, 1938.

President 1995 to 2005.

He was also Chairman of the Revolutionary State Political Party.

Has died July 24, 2020.

Books – My Life, My Purpose: A Tanzanian President RemembersThe Mkapa Years: Collected Speeches.

President John Magufuli has announced in brief television statement yesterday saying Mkapa died at Dar es Salaam Hospital where he was admitted.

He also declared a seven-day mourning period and all flags in the country will be flown at half-mast.

Mkapa led Tanzania before handing over to Jakaya Kikwete.

Ainomugisha Aaron

Aaron Ainomugisha
A Ugandan Investigative and Development Journalist (Broadcast & Print), News Anchor with,also, Founder/CEO Rise Against Poverty Organization (RAP Uganda) 'Be Confident', a poverty eradication,human rights advocacy, mindset change, organization. Email If you want things perfectly done,do them yourself. Commenting on things you have not understood Makes you a 'Stupid Debater'. Avoid It.

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