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Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi

Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi Following in his father’s footsteps, He contested for and won the office of the President in Zanzibar.

Elected on 28th October, his landslide win was announced the following day after he racked in over 76 percent of all votes. In his acceptance speech, delivered minutes after his win was announced, the newly elected president of the Isles took the opportunity to call for unity and to put aside all differences.

It is now time to build a new Zanzibar, he said in his acceptance speech.

” Zanzibar is bigger and more important than any of our difference,” he said and let us now set aside our differences, the president-elect.

Born on 23 December 1966 Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi is the current Minister of Defense and National Service of Tanzania and is the son of former president Ali Hassan Mwinyi. His father was the second president …