President Paul Kagame has declared a period of national mourning in solidarity with the people of Tanzania for the loss of President John Pombe Magufuli

The Rwandan and East African Community flags will fly at half-mast on all Rwandan territory including diplomatic missions abroad.

The period of mourning will last until Magufuli is buried

“In solidarity with the Government and People of the United Republic of Tanzania during this time of grief following the passing of His Excellency Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania; His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, has declared a period of national mourning during which the National Flag and the Flag of East African Community will fly at half-mast on all Rwandan territory including diplomatic missions abroad,” – Prime Minister, Dr. Edouard Ngirente on behalf of President Paul Kgame

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