Tanzania holds state funeral service for Magufuli

A state funeral service is being kept in Tanzania’s capital, Dodoma, for previous President John Pombe Magufuli.

Several African presidents have actually gotten here for the occasion consisting of the presidents of Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Comoros, Mozambique, Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mr Magufuli passed away last Wednesday from what authorities stated were heart associated problems.

Tanzania holds state funeral service for Magufuli

Monday is a public vacation today in Tanzania, as the nation goes into a 3rd day of bidding goodbye to the late Magufuli.

In Dodoma, individuals have actually currently collected in great deals, however the prime minister has actually revealed that there will be no lines for seeing the body on Monday, however rather the casket will be driven around the arena for individuals to capture a last glance of the previous president.

Tanzania holds state funeral service for Magufuli

Over the weekend, 10s of countless locals in the industrial capital, Dar es Salaam, flooded roadways as the casket was driven around.

Many more gathered to the primary arena where his body was laid for public watching.

The authorities verified on Monday that there was a stampede and an undefined variety of individuals were hurt.

Tanzania holds state funeral service for Magufuli