Magufuli visits wife in state hospital

Friday November 11 2016

Tanzanian President John Magufuli visits his wife Janet in state hospital in Dar es Salaam. PHOTO | STATE HOUSE TANZANIA

Tanzanian President John Magufuli visited his wife Janet in state hospital where was being treated.

State House in Dar es Salaam released photos of the visit without disclosing the details of Mrs Magufuli's illness.

The First Lady's admission to a state hospital was another first for the Tanzanian leader who came to power late last year.

African leaders and their families often seek treatment in private hospitals or care overseas.