Tanzania’s President John Magufuli re-elected president with 85% votes, opposition reject results

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli won the presidential election, the National Electoral Commission said late on Friday, a contest dismissed by the opposition as a “travesty” because of widespread irregularities. Magufuli received 12.5 million votes (85 percent) in Wednesday’s election while his main challenger, Tundu Lissu of the Chadema party, got 1.9 million votes (13 percent) […]