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Top African leaders attend late Magufuli’s state funeral in Dodoma

Top African leaders attend late Magufuli’s state funeral in Dodoma

Top African Heads of States arrived at the Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma, Tanzania, where the state funeral of the late Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli is being held.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa, Botswana’s Mokgweetsi Masisi, Malawi’s Lazarus Chakwera, Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Comoros’ Azali Assoumani, Zambia’s Edgar Lungu, Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa, Mozambique’s Filipe Nyusi are among African leaders who are already present in Dodoma.

Thousands of Dodoma residents gathering outside Jamhuri Stadium to bid farewell to Magufuli.

On Thursday, March 25 Magufuli’s body will be taken to his home, in Chato, where family members, people in Chato and neighbouring places will have their turn.

The late Magufuli will be laid to rest on Friday, March 26, 2021

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