Dlamini Zuma: Africa united behind Tanzania
From ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – THE Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has expressed the continent’s solidarity with Tanzania following an earthquake whose death toll is rising.
The 5.7-magnitude earthquake that hit the country on Saturday has killed at least 17 people and also left 252 people injured while 840 families have been left homeless.
“On behalf of the African Union, the AU Commission and indeed on my own behalf, I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to the Government and the people of Tanzania, and particularly to the families of those that lost their loved ones,” Dlamini Zuma said.
She further wished the injured victims a quick recovery and expressed the AU’s solidarity with the victims and the people of Tanzania in the tragic circumstances.
– CAJ News
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