Tanzania Vice President Mama Samia Suluhu has announced the death of the country’s president John Pombe Magufuli.
Speaking at an undisclosed location, the Vice President captured the sombre mood of the nation, often hesitating to speak.
MS Suluhu confirmed that Magufuli died of a heart complications.
Magufuli was hospitalised on March 6 at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute.
Tanzania will now go into mourning for a period of 14 days.
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