It’s barely been a month since Samia Suluhu Hassan took office as the new President of Tanzania, but already the air of change is palpable.
First things first, she’s hit the ground running with a very proactive approach to tackling the country’s coronavirus crisis – in marked contrast to her predecessor John Magafuli, who had taken a more laissez-faire attitude.
But it’s not just her approach to health that’s different.
It’s also her approach to wealth.
In a wide-ranging televised address she spoke of a need to revitalize Tanzania’s connections with the wider world, citing in particular the need to make the country a hospitable place for foreign investment.