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Samia Suluhu Tanzania's first female president - The Exchange (

As Tanzania mourns the loss of late President John P. Magufuli who passed away on March 17th, a new change for the country is coming with H.E. Samia Suluhu becoming Tanzania’s first female President.

She will join a small but growing list of African women leaders who will have transformed their country. But what does this mean for Tanzania?

In consideration that the first five phases of Tanzania’s Government were led by men, Her Excellency Ms. Samia Suluhu will embark on the 6th Phase of the Presidency, one that seeks to continue part of the Magufuli legacy, but with a dynamic change of her own flavor.

As someone who has represented Tanzania in most of the international meetings outside of the country, over the course of the past five years, Ms. Samia Suluhu has developed an international flair for diplomacy. She has represented Tanzania at the UN, various East African …