East African country Tanzania’s Former President, Benjamin Mkapa passed away. Mkapa served as the third president of the Tanzania. He hold President office from 1995 to 2005. 

From 1992-1995 He hold Ministery for Science, Technology and Higher Education and he also served as ambassador to the United States of America before he was elected president.


In 2007, He Awarded Jane Goodall Global Leadership Award and Honours with Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya from Kenya in 2005 and Order of Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere from Tanzania in 2011.


Benjamin Mkapa wrote several books My Life, My Purpose: A Tanzanian President Remembers in  2019, The Mkapa Years: Collected Speeches in 2013.

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