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Tanzania: Professa Jay Floored In Mikumi Polls

Outgoing Mikumi MP Joseph Haule alias Professor Jay has been defeated in the polls that took place in Tanzania on October 28.

The hip-hop star cum politician became second to CCM’s David Lazaro who was announced the winner after garnering 62.7 percent of the total votes cast in the Mikumi constituency.

Professor Jay was seeking his re-election on the opposition’s CHADEMA ticket.

He first got to parliament in 2015 after winning against CCM’s Jonas Nkya with a thin margin of 1824 votes. The rapper had gotten a total of 32,259 votes, his competitor having 30,245.

Still in the polls, Mwana FA has clinched the Muheza parliamentary seat.

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