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John Magufuli, Tanzania's President-Elect

Tanzania's ruling party candidate John Magufuli wins Tanzania Presidency with gas to tax reform vow

Tanzania’s ruling party candidate, John Magufuli, won a presidential election in Africa’s third-biggest gold producer with pledges to hasten development of the country’s nascent natural-gas industry and reforms to boost tax revenue.

Tanzania's state house in Dar es Salaam, the official residence of the Tanzanian president

Tanzanian Economy Increases by Almost a Third After Rebasing

The size of Tanzania’s economy increased by almost a third after the East African nation factored its expanding industries such as oil, gas and telecommunications into the calculation, Finance Minister Saada Mkuya Salum said.