Benjamin Mkapa has died at the age of 81. He passed on in a hospital in Dar ES Salaam. H.E Dr. John Magufuli as declared 7 days of mourning. Mkapa has been involved in different peace processes in the region.
Mr Mkapa led Tanzania from 1995 to 2005 before handing over to Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete.
He was born on November 12, 1938.