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Tanzania's New President: A breath of fresh air

Samia Suluhu Hassan: Tanzania's President Tanzania’s new president, Samia Suluhu Hassan, celebrated her 100 days in office last week. And this Publication, faithful to our tradition of not rushing to comment on issues welcomes her to the hot seat.  Her middle name in Kiswahili means a solution. So has she been the solution or the problem? Will she be the solution?   The seat she occupies is very hot. She inherits a country that was a pariah in many critical ways owing to her predecessor’s abrasive and isolationist management style.   Her predecessor, John Magufuli, “the bulldozer.” had little respect for Science and due process. It was his way or the highway and that cost him his life. He rattled everyone from Civil Servants, Politicians, to investors to his neighbors.  I must confess that this publication was no fun of him. We are the only publication that branded him “Tanzania’s major risk factor.” Please Read