Tanzania's President Magufuli calls for end to birth control

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Tanzania's President John Magufuli has urged women to stop taking birth control pills, saying the country needs more people.

"Women can now give up contraceptive methods," Mr Magufuli said. 

Opposition MP Cecil Mwambe has criticised the comments, saying they contradicted the country's health policy.

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