Meet Tanzania’s first female Vice President
Samia Suluhu Hassan, 55, was announced Vice President of
Tanzania in the 2015 General Elections, alongside
Tanzania’s ruling party candidate John Magufuli. Suluhu is
married to Hafidh Ameir and they have four children.
The National Electoral Commission announced on Thursday,
October 29, that Magufuli won the presidential election after
the opposition challenged the tallying process and
demanded a recount.
Chairman of the Commission, Damian Lubuva told a news
conference that Magufuli secured 58 percent of the votes,
beating his main opposition rival, Edward Lowassa who has