The outbreak of COVID-19 has left almost no nation or organisation untouched. Across the globe, governments have been implementing significant interventions in response to COVID-19. Since Tanzania confirmed its first case on 16 March 2020, the Institute has witnessed, among others, schools and universities closed, public gatherings banned and mandatory self-quarantine for incoming travellers imposed. The … Continue reading Navigating through a global pandemic
UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) completed its 3rd Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Programme (PGD), for Senior Leaders on 31 March 2020. Introduced in 2017, the UONGOZI PGD Programme is designed for leaders whose desire is to propel their professional development without putting their careers on hold. The programme, undertaken … Continue reading Congratulations PGD Class of 2020!
Eleven months have passed since the third cohort of our Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership programme embarked on a one-year journey of enhancing leadership competencies, but seems like only yesterday. With a composition 35 senior leaders from public, private and civil society organisations within Tanzania, the third cohort began its first module on 9 April, 2019. So far, eight out … Continue reading Only two modules to Graduation!
The Senior Officers from the Tanzania Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA) participated in a five-day leadership retreat, organised by UONGOZI Institute from 18 – 22 November 2019. The retreat sessions were customised to allow participants to reflect on the Agency’s systems as well as administration and human resource challenges and opportunities. They were taken through seven … Continue reading TARURA’s Senior Officers participate in the leadership retreat
Mchambuzi: Prof. Rwekaza Mukandala UTANGULIZI Mtoto Benjamin William Mkapa, alifundishwa kupika chakula na mama mzazi Stephania akiwa mdogo. Alipokwenda shule hapo kijijini Lupaso, Ndanda na hatimaye St. Francis Pugu na Makerere, alifundishwa kupika, kufinyanga, kubuni na kuchambua mawazo na kuyaweka sawa kama msomi mbunifu na mwandishi. Kitabu hiki ni zao la mpishi wa mawazo mahiri … Continue reading Uchambuzi wa Tawasifu ya Rais Mstaafu wa Tanzania, Mhe. Benjamin William Mkapa “Maisha Yangu, Dhamira Yangu: Rais wa Tanzania Akumbuka”
The memoirs by the former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa, titled “My Life, My Purpose: A Tanzanian President Remembers”, were released on Tuesday 12 November 2019 at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The release coincided with his 81st birthday. The memoirs, published by Mkuki na Nyota with … Continue reading H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa’s memoirs released
Dar es Salaam – 30 October 2019: A three-day leadership retreat for senior leaders from the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) concluded today. Organised by UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with NACTE, the retreat aimed at enhancing the senior leaders’ competencies in making strategic choices, leading people and managing other resources, and excelling in personal leadership … Continue reading Leadership retreat for NACTE’s senior leaders concludes
14 October, 2019 marked 20 years since the passing of the first Tanzanian President, Julius Kambarage Nyerere. Nyerere, commonly known as Mwalimu, which means teacher, was a great nationalist of the first generation of African leaders who struggled for independence. He was also one of the world’s most charismatic and venerable leaders. To commemorate his legacy, we … Continue reading Tanzania: 20 Years after Mwalimu Nyerere’s passing
Every team needs time to reflect; to understand their performance and propose effective approaches for improving it. This is where team retreats come in. Team retreats forge strong bonds that boost morale, improve communication and teamwork in the workplace. For SADC’s Directorate of Policy, Planning and Resource Mobilisation (PPRM), the need for team retreat was … Continue reading SADC-PPRM Retreat: Why time to reflect is important
20 September 2019 marked yet another milestone for Tanzania’s strategic projects as the Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Kassim Majaliwa Majaliwa (MP), launched the National Multi-Sector Local Content Guidelines and a Website for Strategic Projects. This took place during a national forum on “Local Content Implementation in Strategic Projects: Achievements, Opportunities and Challenges”, … Continue reading Another milestone for Tanzania’s strategic projects