Mourners at the funeral of Bokhe Munanka

Mourners at the funeral of Bokhe Munanka

Former minister in the first post-independence cabinet, Bokhe Munanka (81) died on July 25 after complaining of chest problems. He was at one time Secretary of the Pan Africa Freedom Movement for East and Central Africa and was imprisoned for political reasons in 1958. He was elected Member of Parliament for North Mara in the first general election in Tanganyika in 1959 and served as a personal assistant to the President from 1964 to 1972.

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