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

New ‘Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership’ programme officially launched

22nd April 2017, Dodoma – Minister of State in the President’s Office for Public Service Management and Good Governance, Hon. Angellah Kairuki (MP), officially launched a new 'Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership' executive programme which aims to strengthen the pertinent leadership skills required for senior government leaders in Tanzania and Africa as a whole. Read more


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Meet the Leader: H.E Joaquim Chissano

This episode of Meet the Leader features former president of Mozambique H.E Joaquim Chissano, sharing the political history of the country, his personal experiences as head of state, as well as how the challenges of Transition and change were handled within Mozambique.

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The Social License to Operate in Tanzania: Case Studies of the Petroleum and Mining Sectors

This report summarises findings of the assessment on Social Licence to Operate (SLO) in two of Tanzania's leading extractive sectors (mining and petroleum). It incorporates perceptions of a sample of community members and local officials in areas with large-scale mining operations in Tanzania.

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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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