“Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership shows leaders can be made,” Minister Mkuchika

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Leadership Essay Competition 2018 now open

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Minister Selemani Jafo Officiates Leadership Training Programme for District Commissioners and Local Government Authorities Directors

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Regional Forum in Ghana Tackles Value Addition in the Extractive Sector

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Funding Agreements between Governments of Finland & Tanzania Signed

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“Tailored Approach needed for Gender Equality and Budgeting”, Lagarde

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Regional and District Leaders, Key Stakeholders Deliberate on Improved Public Service Efficiency

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Launch of UONGOZI Institute’s new Board of Directors

Hon. Angellah Kairuki (MP), Minister of State, Public Service Management and Good Governance, officially launched UONGOZI Institute's Board of Directors on 22 September, 2017. Read more

Third group of District Commissioners and District Executive Directors participate in Leadership Programme

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Leaders Deliberate on Peace and Security Issues at the African Leadership Forum 2017 in Johannesburg

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The African Leadership Forum 2017

In 2017, H.E. Thabo Mbeki, former President of South Africa, and H.E. Benjamin Mkapa, former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, convened the fourth African Leadership Forum (ALF) in Johannesburg on 24-25 August, under the theme “Peace and Security for an Integrated, United and Sustainable Africa”. The organization of the Forum was managed by the Thabo Mbeki Foundation and the UONGOZI Institute with support from the Wits School of Governance, South Africa.

This publication provides a summary of the deliberations that took place at the Forum.

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Meet the Leader: H.E. Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia

In this episode of Meet the Leader, we interview H.E. Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana on enhancing value addition in the extractive sector in Africa.

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In Focus: The Role of SADC in Promoting Regional Integration

This episode of In Focus interviews Dr. Stergomena Tax, Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on it's role in promoting regional integration and therefore sustainable development.

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Speech: H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo at the African Leadership Forum 2017

Keynote Address by H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo on “Realising Sustained Peace and Security for Development in Africa” delivered at the African Leadership Forum 2017

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Employment Opportunity

We are seeking a dynamic, motivated and highly qualified individual to fill the position of Researcher in our Research and Policy Department. Read Job Descriptions here:

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