Alumni In Action

Alumni in Action is a series of profiles aimed at highlighting the careers and accomplishments of our graduates through their recognition and leadership in various fields in the Public and Private sectors in the country and internationally. 

The programme will keep pace with the high and increasing number of UDSM graduates taking various leadership positions across the world concerning age and gender.

This is programme is as successful as the joint effort between our office and all our alumni. We kindly request you to nominate someone who should be featured by reaching out to us through or mobile phone +255 739 959 545.

Meet our prestigious Alumni who outshine in their expertise area

Chairman of the Board of NMB Bank, Dr. Edwin Mhede, has appointed our Alumna Ms.Ruth Zaipuna as the Chief Executive Officer @nmbtanzania with effect from August 18, 2020. Ms.Ruth holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (2000) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance (2002) from the University of Dar-es-Salaam.


Also, she is an Associate Certified Public Accountant CPA (T). Ruth becomes the first woman to hold a senior position at NMB Bank, where she was the acting CEO of the Bank since October 2019 Read more...


The best communicators inspire and motivate people, help them take effective action, and remove obstacles to understanding." Mr. Anthony Luvanda from Tony Inspirational Talk at the Youth of United Nation Association (YUNA) training at the University of Dar es Salaam.

Mr. Anthony Luvanda @tonyinspirationaltalk @mcluvanda_events is our today’s #MCM Alumnus. He is a Professional Event Host (MC) with more than 10 years of experience in both corporate and private functions. He has graduated from the University of Dar es Salaam, holding his first degree in Political Science on International Relations (2004-2007). He has worked with Stanbic Bank Tanzania @stanbicbanktz and Diamond Trust Bank @dtbtanzania on retail banking Read more...

The star is still shining for the University of Dar es Salaam Alumni, congratulations to our Alumna Hilda Phoya @hildaphoya for winning her Excellence in Journalism Award (EJAT) 2020, this award from the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) as one way of providing support aims at recognizing those who excel in the field of Journalism.


Hilda graduated in the year 2019-BA Mass Communication, she is currently working with Azam television @azamtvtz and Mlimani television @mlimanitvofficial takes the pride in career growth of this young visionary journalist. Read More...


Prof. Emeritus Issa Gulamhussein Shivji graduated in 1970 (LL.B-Hons). Given his brilliant performance record, he was retained by the Faculty of Law in an academic training position of tutorial assistant. He obtained his LL.M. from the London School of Economics and Ph.D. from the UDSM. Prof. Shivji served the ‘full’ professorial position for a whole 20 years, teaching, researching and undertaking public service and consultancy, all of which had an impact on his impeccable grasp of the legal profession, particularly
constitutional law. He was the Chairman of the Legal Aid Committee of the Faculty of Law during which period the Committee undertook some high profile cases Read More...





Alumni In Action