Funding agreemements between Governments of Finland & Tanzania signed

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A Workshop on Public Service Reforms and Decentralisation by Devolution

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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 batch 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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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

“Patriotism required for negotiation of better trade deals” – Deputy Attorney General Gerson Mdemu

Senior government officials in Africa have been called to be patriotic when negotiating contracts on behalf of their countries - in order to come up with the best of win-win trade deals that can benefit and boost the economies of their respective nations. Read more

Regional Negotiation Skills training on Oil and Gas kicks off

UONGOZI Institute has launched a regional negotiation skills training programme on oil and gas targeting senior officials from Africa – with the aim of equipping them with the necessary skills and techniques to bargain and secure lucrative deals that will benefit their respective countries. Read more

Prime Minister opens leadership induction programme for DCs and DEDs

Hon. Prime Minister Kassim M. Majaliwa officially opened a leadership induction programme for 78 District Commisioners and District Executive Directors from the Central zone of Tanzania in Dodoma on 16 May, 2017. Read more


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Meet the Leader: H.E. Tarja Halonen

In this Meet the Leader interview, we discuss the journey that led to H.E. Tarja Halonen becoming the first female President of Finland, her leadership career, and the challenges she encountered along the way.

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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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Meet The Leader: H.E Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki

This episode of Meet the Leader features H.E Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, former president of Tunisia (2011-2014). Where he discusses his leadership journey, experiences as head of state, achievements and challenges he encountered along the way.

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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: Communications Intern

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