- President Hassan will also be the country’s first president born in Zanzibar
- She assumes the presidency two days after she addressed the nation to announce the death of John Magufuli
- Her leadership style is seen as a potential contrast from Magufuli
Ms Hassan, vice president since 2015, gave a brief and sombre address after she was sworn in as President, becoming the first female head of state in the east African country of 58 million.
“This is a time to bury our differences, and stand united as a country,” she said.
“This is not a time for…