John Pombe Magufuli the President of Tanzania has the world talking about him after he made first international trip since he was inaugurated.
Well in Africa Uhuru is well known for his publicity stunts he pulls often, being on social media enables him to push his PR ahead of his counterparts. The focus however shifted to Tanzanias newly elected president Magufuli when he showed the world the best way to cut cost.
Since he was elected, Magufuli has made only one trip outside Tanzania, and he not by air but road- Magufuli drove all the way from Tanzanian capital to Rwanda, a distance of almost a thousand kilometers.
His motorcade attracted huge crowds as he drove through Tanzanian countryside towards the border post for a 2 day state visit in Rwanda.
The western media such as New York Times, The Herald, BBC and several other international news outlets couldn’t resist writing about Magufuli’s iconic road trip to Rwanda.