Tanzania President John Magufuli (center) waves as he arrives at a stadium to give a speech last August. Magufuli’s death was announced Wednesday. He was 61.

Tanzania’s incumbent President and presidential candidate of ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) John Magufuli (C) waves as he arrives to give a speech during the official launch of the party’s campaign for the October general election at the Jamhuri stadium in Dodoma, Tanzania, on August 29, 2020. – Voters will also select new MPs and ward councillors when they go to the polls on October 28. (Photo by ERICKY BONIPHACE / AFP) (Photo by ERICKY BONIPHACE/AFP via Getty Images)