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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2017 African Youth Leadership Essay Competition Winner Announced

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Forum Addresses Importance of Sustainable Environmental Approaches in the Extractive Sector

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President John Pombe Magufuli appoints new Board of Directors

President of the United Republic of Tanzania H.E John Pombe Magufuli has appointed the following persons to the Board of Directors of UONGOZI Institute effective from 31st May 2017. Read more


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In Focus: Building an Integrated Minerals Industry in Africa

In this episode of In Focus, we interview Dr. Paul Jourdan, former President of the Council for Mineral Technology (MINTEK), the South African mining, processing and minerals beneficiation science council, to get his take on how Africa can build an integrated minerals industry, and ensure that the industry reaps optimal benefits for the people.

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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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International Gas Outlook and Implications for Developing Tanzania’s Gas Projects

This brief, reviews recent international gas developments, the outlook in this regard and implications for the development of proposed offshore gas projects in Tanzania. As the country aims to benefit from its gas discoveries by increasing its domestic gas use, it also outlines some of the trade-offs and considerations that need to be taken into account when negotiating the domestic gas allocation.

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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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Internship Opportunity: Finance Intern

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