Tundu Lissu to undergo 19th operation in Belgium

Tanzanian Chief Whip Tundu Lissu addresses journalists at the Nairobi Hospital on January 5, 2018. He was moved to a Belgian hospital. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Unknown gunmen shot Mr Lissu several times as he headed to a meeting of the National Assembly in Dodoma on September 7, 2017.

  • Mr Lissu said on Saturday said he was informed by his medical team that another operation was deemed necessary to speed up recovery of his joints.

Tanzanian fiery opposition MP who was shot and severely injured by unknown gunmen last year is set to undergo his 19th surgery in Belgium.


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