We may not be physically present in Tanzania, but we are watching. Wed cannot remain mute when Tanzania is bleeding and crying out for our solidarity. As many voices continue to be silenced, we know that there are bold and courageous sisters and brothers who are not relenting in this struggle. We stand by them, and we stand by the spirit of pan-Africanism. Tributes 

Authoritarian President John Magufuli Who Sought to Reform Tanzania Dies At 61

John Magufuli, who presided over an increasingly authoritarian regime as president of Tanzania and, during the final year of his reign, rejected scientific evidence of the coronavirus pandemic, urging his citizens to raise their voices in prayer rather than cover their faces with masks, died March 17 at a hospital in Dar es Salaam. He was 61. The death was announced in a statement by Tanzanian Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan, who cited “heart complications” as the cause. There had been earlier unconfirmed reports from opposition leaders, which Mr. Magufuli’s government…

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Infectious Disease Scientist, Dr. Nyan wants More COVID-19 Vaccines for Poorer Countries Debt Cancellation

  Staff Report   BALTIMORE, MARCH 18, 2021 – A prominent scientist speaking recently at the Academy Health program of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health has called for more COVID-19 vaccines for low-to-middle income countries and proposed to the International Monetary Funds and other international financial institutions to cancel debt owed by developing countries during the COVID 19 pandemic. These proposals were contained in a slew of recommendations made by Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan, an infectious disease expert who spoke on global access to COVID-19 vaccines…

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We may not be physically present in Tanzania, but we are watching. Wed cannot remain mute when Tanzania is bleeding and crying out for our solidarity. As many voices continue to be silenced, we know that there are bold and courageous sisters and brothers who are not relenting in this struggle. We stand by them, and we stand by the spirit of pan-Africanism. Op-ed 

Farewell: John Magufuli is dead we should create one, ten or a hundred more.

    By Mainda Simataa   Magufuli is dead. But the question all of us Africans are asking is what or who has killed this African son of the soil so fast? Official reports say it was a heart attack, others say it was covid19, which is closer to the truth because Magufuli was the most outspoken African president and critic of the west and the covid19 industry which he believed had something to do with the the western world’s long standing secret agenda to kill and wipe out Africans…

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