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Our Alumnus Shamsi Vuai Nahodha has been appointed as member of parliament

H.E President Samia Suluhu has appointed our Alumnus and former Chief Minister (CM) of Zanzibar and Defence and National Services minister Shamsi Vuai Nahodha, as a member of parliament.

Hon. Shamsi Vuai Nahodha is our October 2021

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Appointment of our Alumnus Humphrey Polepole Tanzania's ambassador to Malawi

President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed our Masters of Arts in Development Studies Alumnus, Humphrey Polepole as Tanzania's ambassador to Malawi.

Prior to this appointment Amb. Polepole was a member of parliament and be

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Appointment of our Alumnus Peter Ulanga, as the new Director-General of TTCL

A statement released by the Presidential Communications directorate on 14/03/2022, Hon. Samia has appointed Peter Ulanga as the new director-general of the Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL).

Peter Ulanga, is a seasoned T

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Congratulations to our Alumnus Hon. Amb. Togolani Mavura

On September 27, President Samia Suluhu Hassan swore in our Alumnus Togolani Mavura as Tanzania’s ambassador to South Korea. Prior to his latest appointment, Mr. Mavura was the assistant secretary to Former President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwe

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R.I.P our Alumnus Hon. William Tate Ole Nasha

Deputy Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Investment), and our Alumnus Hon. William Ole Nasha has passed away on Monday night at his home in Dodoma. 

Hon. Ole Nasha was a member of parliament for the Ngorongoro

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Congratulations our Alumna, Hon. Judge Dr. Mwenegoha

The President of the United Republic of Tanzania has appointed Dr. Theodora Mwenegoha Judge of the High Court of Tanzania with effect from 11th May 2021. Prior to this appointment Hon. Dr. Mwenegoha was a lecturer at the Department of Private Law

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Congratulations our Alumnus and new VP of the URT Dr. Philip Mpango

On 30th March 2021, The Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania has approved the appointment of our fellow UDSM Alumni Dr.Philip Isdor Mpango as the new Vice President of the URT.
Dr.Mpango graduated not only once but thrice at the Hi

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Buriani Dr. John Pombe Magufuli (1959-2021)

On the evening of 17th March 2021, the country and the Africa continent received a great shock on the death of it's great leader Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.

Dr. Magufuli was born on O

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Our Alumnus Othman Masoud Othman appointed as new First Vice President Zanzibar

Zanzibar’s President Hussein Ali Mwinyi on Monday, March 01, 2021 appointed Mr Othman Masoud Othman to be the new First Vice President in the Isles. Mr Othman is replacing Maalim Seif Sharrif Hamad who died on February 17, 2021.

Mr

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Congratulations to our Alumnus Dr. Saudin Jacob Mwakaje

Dear Alumni and Friends,

We are delighted to inform the University Community and the general public that at its 35 meeting the Appointment Committee approved promotion of Dr. Saudin Jacob Mwakaje (M) from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer

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Congratulations our Alumnus and Professor Emeritus Issa G. Shivji

Dear Alumni and Friends,

We are delighted to inform you that our alumnus and Emeritus Professor Issa Gulamhussein Shivji has been offered a 3 year Hon. Professorial position at the prestigious National Law University, Delhi, India commen

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Our Alumnus Hon. Ambassador John Kijazi is no more

According to a statement released by State House’s Director of Presidential Communication Gerson Msigwa, Ambassador John Kijazi died on February 17, at 9 pm at the Benjamin Mkapa Hospital in Dodoma where he was receiving treatment.

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Death Announcement of our Alumnus Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad.

On 17th February 2021, The president of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council Hussein Mwinyi announced the death of Zanzibar’s first vice President and our Alumnus Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad.

Hon. Seif Sharif Hamad joine

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Appointment of our Alumnus Dr Muhsin Masoud as the Executive Director PBZ

On 11th February 2021, President Dr Hussein Mwinyi appointed our Alumnus and Former UDBS Lecturer Dr Muhsin Salum Masoud as the Executive Director of the People's Bank of Zanzibar (PBZ)

The Presidential appointment was issued by Zanz

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VC's Message to UDSM Community

Dear Alumni and members of Convocation,

Kindly find the attached pdf below containing Prof. William Anangisye's message on the University's progress, achievements and challenges.

It will take you on the 2020 flashb

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Death Announcement

On 10th January 2021, the Vice Chancelor of the University of Dar es Salaam announced the demise of Prof. Josephat Laurean Kanywanyi. He passed on at 1:20 am on 10th January 2021 at Hubert Kairuki Hospital in Dar-es-Salaam.

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Prof. Emeritus Chris Maina Peter paid a visit to our Alumni Relations Office.


He is a Professor of Law at the School of Law of the UDSM. He holds LLB and LLM from UDSM and Dr. Jur from the University of Konstanz, Germany.
He has served as a member of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Form

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Academic promotions of our Alumni and Convocation members

From Associate Professor to Professor

1. Prof. William A. L. Anangisye (M)

Department of Educational Foundations, Management and Lifelong Learning, School of Education (SoED).

From Senior Lec

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EXIM Bank Tanzania has appointed our Alumnus and Former Convocation President Amb. Juma V. Mwapachu as new chairman of the Board of Directors

On 8th September 2020, EXIM Bank Tanzania appointed Ambassador Juma Volter Mwapachu as a Chairman of the Board of Directors.

According to the bank’s statement, Amb Mwapachu carries a wealth of experience through his long career in

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Appointment of our Alumnus from COET Hon. Ambassador John William Herbert Kijazi as UDOM Chancellor

On 21st August 2020, The President of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli appointed our Alumnus who is also the Chief Secretary to the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon. John W.H. Kijazi to be the new Ch

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