Only two modules to Graduation!

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!

UONGOZI Institute facilitates Seminars for Parliamentary Leadership

UONGOZI Institute was privileged to facilitate two leadership seminars for Committees of the National Assembly of Tanzania. The first seminar, organised in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), took place in Arusha from 25th to 26th March, 2019. Those participating included 16 members of the Parliamentary Privileges, Ethics and Powers Committee. The second … Continue reading UONGOZI Institute facilitates Seminars for Parliamentary Leadership

Third Cohort of Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership assessed

On 18th March, 2019, the third cohort of UONGOZI Institute’s Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Programme embarked on a new journey by undertaking a personality assessment. Participants were assessed using DISC, a behaviour assessment tool which centres on four personality traits: Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Conscientiousness. The assessment offered specific insights into their interpersonal communication abilities. … Continue reading Third Cohort of Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership assessed

Leadership Programme for Senior Leaders of the Tanzania Police Force Begins

15th October, 2018 – Dodoma: A one-week comprehensive leadership programme for senior leaders of the Tanzania Police Force (TPF) was officiated today by the Director of Administration and Human Resource in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Mr. Issa Ng'imba on behalf of the Minister of Home Affairs. Organised by UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with the TPF, the … Continue reading Leadership Programme for Senior Leaders of the Tanzania Police Force Begins

Moving Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Enabling women to take up political leadership positions

  By Sandra Grindgärds The discussion about women in politics and public leadership positions is not new. In 1979, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) was adopted (and signed by Tanzania). In the convention, the basic principle of equality between men and women, and how to ensure women’s … Continue reading Moving Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Enabling women to take up political leadership positions

Applications Invited for the Post of Senior Research Associate – Leadership

UONGOZI Institute is implementing its strategic plan 2016/17 – 2020/21 within which “advancing knowledge and practice of good leadership” is one of its goals. The purpose of this goal is to generate and disseminate new knowledge on leadership. With this, the institute believes it will inspire and engage the research and academic community, think tanks, … Continue reading Applications Invited for the Post of Senior Research Associate – Leadership

Youth Leadership Development: Lessons from the past

By Gwamaka R. Kifukwe “Each generation must discover its mission, fulfil it or betray it…” - Franz Fanon Youth leadership development programmes and networks have become abundant in Africa. Each claiming to equip, support, and inspire ‘the next generation of Africa’s leaders’. Leadership is a great challenge for Africa, and one of the things we … Continue reading Youth Leadership Development: Lessons from the past

It Starts with a Woman: Taking the lead in enabling more women leaders in Africa

By Nura-Lisa Karamagi Most of us may have seen a picture of the African woman carrying a child on her back, a pile of chopped wood on her head, and in addition, some harvest from the farm or a bucket of water. That picture depicts an African woman as an epitome of strength. Not just … Continue reading It Starts with a Woman: Taking the lead in enabling more women leaders in Africa

Complexity, Dynamics and Risk

This article was published on the November 2015 edition of the African Business magazine http://www.africanbusinessmagazine.com Anyone seeking to be a successful leader needs to acquire the skills to negotiate an increasingly complex world environment Large numbers of migrants crossing borders to escape violence and seeking opportunity elsewhere challenge border post officials and Foreign Ministers alike, … Continue reading Complexity, Dynamics and Risk

African leaders on regional integration

By Dr. Adekeye Adebajo on August 25, 2015 Last month, I attended the African Leadership Forum in the Tanzanian capital of Dar es Salaam on the theme of “Moving Towards An Integrated Africa.” The meeting was hosted by former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa’s Uongozi Institute, and attended by former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo (Nigeria), Festus Mogae … Continue reading African leaders on regional integration