One of the wealthiest Tanzazian businessman, Reginald Mengi has died aged 75, while he leaves behind $560 million for his 39 year old wife, Jacqueline, former miss Tanzanian.
His death was confirmed on Thursday morning by Tanzanian media and executives at his family office.
It was made known that he had passed on in the early hours in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Meanwhile, Tanzanian president, John Magufuli had sent his condlence message via twitter.
I am shocked at the death of an elder and a friend Dr. Reginald Mengi. I will remember him for his immense contribution to the development of our country and for the words he wrote in his book (titled) I Can, I Must, I Will. Sorry to members of his family, IPP workers and the entire business community,” the President said.