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Tanzania’s President orders creation of Covid-19 task force

– – Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan has ordered her government to form a special task force on the Covid-19 pandemic. President Hassan said the special task force will have to examine the trend of Covid-19 in the country. Speaking at the State House in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday, the President said Tanzania cannot stand alone at this moment. “On the issue of Covid-19, I think I should form a Committee of Experts to look at it professionally and then advise the Government, it should not be silenced…

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Search for Tanzania’s ‘missing’ President continues amid opposition query

– – On Monday, Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan told Tanzanians not to listen to rumours and urged them to remain united. “It’s quite normal for anybody to be afflicted by illness, to contract flu or a fever… this is the time for Tanzanians to be united through prayer,” she said. But her response is just one of a few from government officials who haven’t been able to tell what is wrong with the President and why he isn’t in public. There are already unconfirmed reports from critics of Magufuli that…

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