Tanzanian President John Magufuli dies at 61

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    Tanzanian President John Magufuli has died, aged 61, after what the government said was a battle with heart disease.

    Magufuli who was a COVID-19 sceptic, passed away amid rumours that he succumbed to coronavirus-linked complications.

    The government has denied these claims.

    Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan will likely succeed him until the next election in 2025.

    Al Jazeera’s Andrew Chappelle reports.

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