Commitment, courage, empathy – some leadership qualities demonstrated by H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa

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UONGOZI Certificate Programme in Leadership

Introducing our new online leadership programme for emerging leaders and executives working in any function or industry across Africa. Read more

Navigating through a global pandemic

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Congratulations PGD Class of 2020!

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Only two modules to graduation!

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H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa’s memoirs released

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Tanzania: 20 years after Mwalimu Nyerere’s passing

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SADC-PPRM Retreat: Why time to reflect is important

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Another milestone for Tanzania’s strategic projects

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President Magufuli stresses on “African solutions to African problems”

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Book Review: My Life, My Purpose – A Tanzanian President Remembers

This is a review of H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa's autobiography, titled "My Life, My Purpose: A Tanzanian President Remembers", by Prof. Rwekaza Mukandala, Mwalimu Nyerere Chair in Pan-African Studies.

Language: Swahili.

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Meet The Leader: Special Edition on the Public Lecture on Deepening Integration in SADC

Podcast: This episode of Meet the Leader features a panel discussion involving H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa, former President of the United Republic of Tanzania; H.E. Dr. Simba Makoni, former Executive Secretary of SADC; Prof. Antoni van Nieuwerk, Security Studies Coordinator at the Wits School of Governance – South Africa; and Mr. Gilead Teri, Programme Lead for Tanzania Investment Climate, World Bank Group, at the Public Lecture on "Deepening Integration in SADC: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities" held on 15th August, 2019 at the Library Auditorium of the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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Meet the Leader: H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa

UONGOZI Institute interviews the third President of the United Republic of Tanzania on leadership and some of the leadership challenges he faced in his career.

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Speech: H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa at the African Leadership Forum, August 2019

Beneath is a keynote speech by H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa, former President of the United Republic of Tanzania and Patron of the African Leadership Forum (ALF) at the sixth ALF, held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 29th - 30th August, 2019.

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We are currently seeking a talented graduate with a genuine curiosity for our Information and Communications Technology Unit.

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