Tanzania's Finance Minister Mgimwa dies in South Africa

DAR ES SALAAM (REUTERS) - Tanzania's finance minister died on Wednesday at a hospital in South Africa after a long illness, officials said.

"I have received the news of the death of our Finance Minister William Mgimwa with great sadness," Tanzania's shadow finance minister, Mr Zitto Kabwe, said in a statement.

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.