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.
The memoirs, published through UONGOZI Institute’s leadership memoirs project, range from his childhood, time as president, and his continuing post-retirement involvement at the domestic and international stages. They are enriched by his views on leadership and advice for aspiring leaders.
The book is available at our Resource Centre.