INTERVIEW: President Magufuli’s Death, His Successor, and the Future of Tanzanian Politics

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On the day after the official announcement of the death of Tanzanian President John Magufuli at the age of 61, DiA interviews Dr Thabit Jacob, Research Fellow on the Political Economy of Development at the Roskilde University.

The short and focussed discussion looks at President Magufuli’s legacy, the prospects for a peaceful transition to a new leader, and profiles his successor, Samia Suluhu Hassan, and whether we are likely to see continuity or change.

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