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Inauguration of John Magufuli
Date5 November 2015 (2015-11-05)
LocationUhuru Stadium, Dar es Salaam
ParticipantsPresident-elect John Magufuli
Samia Suluhu

The inauguration of John Magufuli as the 5th President of Tanzania took place on Thursday, 5 November 2015. It marked the commencement of the first five-year term of John Magufuli as President and Samia Suluhu as Vice President.

Magufuli won the 2015 presidential election, receiving 58% of the vote. Outgoing President Jakaya Kikwete declared the day as a public holiday.

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Attendance

Dignitaries

Country Title Dignitary
 Botswana Vice President Ponatshego Kedikilwe[1]
 DR Congo President Joseph Kabila
 Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn[2]
 Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta[2]
 Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima[3]
 Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi[2]
 Rwanda President Paul Kagame[2]
 South Africa President Jacob Zuma[4]
 Uganda President Yoweri Museveni[2]
 Zambia President Edgar Lungu[5]
 Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe[6]

Government representatives

Country Title Dignitary
 Burundi Speaker of Parliament Pascal Nyabenda[1]
 China Special Envoy Zhang Ping[7]
 Namibia Foreign Minister / Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah
 South Africa Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane[4]
 Swaziland Deputy Prime Minister Paul Dlamini[1]
 Zambia Foreign Minister Harry Kalaba[5]

Former leaders

Country Title Dignitary
 Comoros former President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi[1]
 Kenya former Prime Minister Raila Odinga[8]
 Tanzania former President Ali Hassan Mwinyi
 Tanzania former President Benjamin Mkapa
 Tanzania former President Jakaya Kikwete
 Tanzania former Vice President Mohamed Gharib Bilal
 Tanzania former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda

International organizations

Organisation Title Dignitary
East African Community Secretary General Richard Sezibera[1]
International Conference on the Great Lakes Region Executive Secretary Ntumba Luaba[1]
Southern African Development Community Executive Secretary Stergomena Tax[1]
Commonwealth of Nations Deputy Secretary General Deodat Maharaj[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h MWAKYUSA, ALVAR. "Pomp, fanfare as Magufuli takes oath of office". www.dailynews.co.tz. Retrieved 2016-08-11.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Tanzania's Magufuli sworn in as president". AFP. 5 November 2015. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  3. ^ Makina, Aubrey (3 November 2015). "Mutharika shuns Tanzania new President inauguration". Malawi24. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  4. ^ a b "President Jacob Zuma attends inauguration of Tanzanian President-elect". Government of South Africa. 4 November 2015. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  5. ^ a b "President Lungu to attend Tanzania President elect's inauguration tomorrow". Lusaka Times. 4 November 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  6. ^ "President leaves for Tanzania". The Herald. 4 November 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on November 4, 2015". Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 4 November 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  8. ^ Raila Odinga [@RailaOdinga] (4 November 2015). "In Tanzania for the inauguration." (Tweet). Retrieved 4 November 2015 – via Twitter.

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