Tanzania's Magufuli sworn in as president

Tanzania's new President John Magufuli is sworn into office along with the nation's first female vice-presidentTanzania’s new President John Magufuli was sworn into office Thursday along with the east African nation’s first female vice-president to huge cheers from crowds. Magufuli’s win in the October 25 poll with over 58 percent of votes cemented the long-running Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party’s firm grip on power. Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan, who comes from Zanzibar, was also sworn in at a stadium in the economic capital Dar es Salaam, an AFP reporter at the ceremony said.

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