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After Tanzania’s President John Magufuli announced dead, opposition wants VP sworn in

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  • (Reuters) – Condolences poured in following the announcement of the death of Tanzania President John Magufuli, while an opposition leader called for the immediate swearing in of his deputy to avoid a constitutional vacuum after two weeks of uncertainty around the health of the country leadership…
  • Tanzania’s President elect John Pombe Magufuli addresses members of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi Party (CCM) at the party’s sub-head office on Lumumba road in Dar es Salaam, October 30, 2015…
  • REUTERS/Sadi Said Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan addressed the nation on state television late on Wednesday, saying Magufuli had died from the heart disease that had plagued him for a decade…
  • “The constitution doesn’t allow a vacuum, once it was official that the president has died, the next step was for the vice president to be sworn in.”..
  • According to Tanzania Constitution, Vice President Hassan, 61, should assume the presidency for the remainder of the five-year term that Magufuli began serving last year after winning a second term…
  • She would be the East African nation first female president and the only female currently holding executive power in the region…
  • On March 12, officials denied he had fallen ill and on Monday the vice president urged Tanzanians not to listen to rumours from outside the country, saying it was normal for a person to be checked for the flu or fever….

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