Secretary-General Hails John Pombe Joseph Magufuli’s Service, at General Assembly Tribute for Late United Republic of Tanzania President

16 Apr

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly tribute to the memory of John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, the late President of the United Republic of Tanzania, today:

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

16 Apr

United Nations humanitarian staff in Nigeria continue to receive alarming reports of clashes between insurgent groups and the armed forces in the town of Damasak in Borno State.  Recently, they say, non-State armed groups have been searching house to house, reportedly looking for civilians identified as aid workers.

Secretary-General Mourns United Republic of Tanzania’s President John Magufuli

18 Mar

The Secretary-General was saddened to learn of the death of John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.  He extends his deepest condolences to the President’s family and to the Government and people of the United Republic of Tanzania.