Leaders OP-ED 

Were the Deaths of Chad and Tanzania Presidents Prophesied by Wiseman Daniel?

BY Akin Badmus Merely a few weeks after the sudden passing of Tanzanian President, John Magufuli, the death of yet another African President, Chad’s own Idriss Déby, was announced to the world on Tuesday 21st April 2021, but was all this foretold by Nigerian cleric Wiseman Daniel? In a video posted on his YouTube channel, Wiseman Daniel, the founder of ELOHIM Ministries, is seen reading out a list of prophecies for the year 2021 during his Candlelight Service on December 31st. He said, “We are praying for the African continent…

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Tanzania’s President angry with MPs on Magufuli comparison

– – The President of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan is angry with the country’s lawmakers who have been comparing her to the late former leader, John Magufuli. During debates in parliament, MPs have been comparing President Hassan to John Magufuli who died in March this year. Among the issues raised in the debates is the differences she has with Magufuli but President Hassan is not impressed with that. She would rather wish the MPs debate issues related to the government’s developmental agenda. President Hassan said she and her predecessor were…

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Tanzania’s former president John Magufuli buried

Instead of following science, he didn’t encourage the adherence to safety protocols, urging people to pray and consider the virus devilish. Last year, President Magufuli declared his country “coronavirus-free” saying the success was due to prayers by citizens. He told worshippers in a church that “The corona disease has been eliminated thanks to God.” President John Magufuli warned health officials in his country against acquiring coronavirus vaccines. Second term ended Just last year John Magufuli was declared winner of the country’s presidential election, securing over 12.5 million votes, with opposition leader Tundu Lissu…

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Tanzania Police arrest 4 people for ‘mocking’ Magufuli’s death

– – Police in Tanzania are cracking down on citizens deemed to have ridiculed the death of former President John Magufuli. Four people have been detained for allegedly mocking the death of John Magufuli who is to be buried on Friday in his hometown of Chato. Urlich Matei, the regional police head in the south-west region of Mbeya, told local journalists that the four were ridiculing Magufuli’s death while the country was mourning. “The whole country is in mourning for our beloved president John Magufuli…but during this period we received a…

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Tanzania holds state funeral for former president Magufuli

– – Tanzania has held a state funeral in the capital, Dodoma, for former President John Pombe Magufuli. The event was attended by several African heads of state including the presidents of Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Comoros, Mozambique, Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo. The African leaders who attended the funeral paid glowing tribute to John Magufuli considered a strong pan-Africanist. Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera referred to him as “Africa’s finest son” whose “life of service” would be remembered. South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa also described him as a “true…

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REVEALED: What John Magufuli did before taking his last breath

– – Days after his death was made public, details are emerging about what Former President of Tanzania John Magufuli did before taking his last breath. He led prayers with doctors and his care givers at the hospital before he took his last breath. These details were revealed by family spokesperson, Ngusa Samike over the weekend. The late president, according to the government died of heart attack at a local hospital in Dar es Salaam. Magufuli was however reported to have contracted Covid-19 and was not seen in public for…

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Africans mourn death of Tanzania’s President John Magufuli

– – Tributes have been pouring in for Tanzania’s President John Magufuli who died of heart attack at the age of 61. The country’s Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan made the announcement in an address on state television on Wednesday evening. She said President Magufuli died hours earlier on Wednesday from heart complications at a hospital in Dar es Salaam. BREAKING: Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli is dead. Vice president Samia Suluhu says Magufuli succumbed to heart disease in Dar Es Salaam #RIPMagufuli pic.twitter.com/h9fl8ZpHYQ — The African Voice (@teddyeugene) March 17,…

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Meet Tanzania’s first female President Samia Hassan Suluhu

Tanzania now has its first female President with the ascension of Samia Hassan Suluhu to the high office. Until Wednesday night, she was the vice president of the country that has been led for the past five years by John Magufuli. Following the death of President Magufuli, which was announced by Suluhu, she now becomes the country’s first female president and also the first in East Africa. BREAKING: Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli is dead. Vice president Samia Suluhu says Magufuli succumbed to heart disease in Dar Es Salaam #RIPMagufuli…

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Tanzania’s President John Magufuli is dead

– – The President of Tanzania, John Magufuli has died, according to the government ending days of speculations about his whereabouts. The country’s vice president, Samia Suluhu said on live television on Wednesday evening that Magufuli succumbed to heart disease in Dar Es Salaam. BREAKING: Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli is dead. Vice president Samia Suluhu says Magufuli succumbed to heart disease in Dar Es Salaam #RIPMagufuli pic.twitter.com/h9fl8ZpHYQ — The African Voice (@teddyeugene) March 17, 2021 This announcement ends the search for the President of Tanzania who hasn’t been seen…

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Tanzanians have no idea if their President is alive or dead

– – Tanzanians have been kept in the dark for weeks now about the whereabouts of their president, John Magufuli. The last time they saw their leader in public was in February. For weeks they have to contend with media reports of President Magufuli taken ill. First there were reports of the Tanzanian leader seriously ill and haven been flown to Kenyan hospital for treatment. Then again reports emerged that he had been flown to India for further treatment as his condition deteriorates due to Covid-19 infection. Dead or alive?…

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