UONGOZI Institute announces no winners for its 2020 Leadership Essay Competition

UONGOZI Institute has announced no winners for its 2020 Leadership Essay Competition today. The 2020 Competition marked the eighth since inception (2013) and similar to previous years, it was organised as a component of the Institute’s African Leadership Forum. Young Africans between the ages of 18 and 25 years were asked to respond to the … Continue reading UONGOZI Institute announces no winners for its 2020 Leadership Essay Competition

UONGOZI Institute launches online programme for African emerging leaders and executives

Dar es Salaam, 31 August 2020: UONGOZI Institute launched its first online programme called UONGOZI Certificate Programme in Leadership today. The launching ceremony was officiated by the Permanent Secretary – State House, Dr. Moses Kusiluka. The Institute’s stakeholders, including the Permanent Secretary – President’s Office, Public Service Management and Good Governance, Dr. Laurean Ndumbaro, as well as the … Continue reading UONGOZI Institute launches online programme for African emerging leaders and executives

Kujituma, ujasiri, huruma – baadhi ya sifa za uongozi alizokuwa nazo Mhe. Benjamin William Mkapa

Uhusiano wa Taasisi ya UONGOZI na Mhe. Benjamin William Mkapa unafahamika sana kwa sababu ya nafasi yake kama Mlezi wa Kongamano la Kikanda la Viongozi wa Afrika. Mhe. Mkapa, aliyekuwa Rais wa Awamu ya Tatu wa Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania, alikuwa mtu aliyefanya kazi kwa bidii na kujituma sana na kwa tabia yake alikuwa mkweli. … Continue reading Kujituma, ujasiri, huruma – baadhi ya sifa za uongozi alizokuwa nazo Mhe. Benjamin William Mkapa

Commitment, courage, empathy – some leadership qualities demonstrated by H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa

UONGOZI Institute’s association with H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa is best known because of his role as the Patron of our African Leadership Forum. H.E. Mkapa, who was the third President of the United Republic of Tanzania, was a man who worked hard and demonstrated commitment, and, true to his character, he was not a Patron in name … Continue reading Commitment, courage, empathy – some leadership qualities demonstrated by H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa

5 ways to build an effective team

In many organisations at all levels, it is common to hear comments such as: “We must achieve our goals!” or, “We want to improve results!” The question comes relating to “How?” Effective leadership – along with people and resources ‒ undoubtedly plays a vital role. Building teams of any size to deliver success relies upon … Continue reading 5 ways to build an effective team

Good leadership demands ‘Emotional Intelligence’

Do you think that your approach to tasks, as well as your interactions with others, affects your ability as a leader? ‘Emotional Intelligence’ addresses these questions and more. This learned skill enables leaders to shape the best performance from themselves and encourage their staff to do likewise. It helps a leader to augment strengths and … Continue reading Good leadership demands ‘Emotional Intelligence’

Why young Africans should participate in UONGOZI Institute essay contest

UONGOZI Institute recognises that knowledge and learning is necessary for the progress of youth in Africa. Therefore, we consciously provide opportunities for the “future generation” to grow and develop through various regional initiatives. In April 2019, we challenged young Africans between the ages of 18 and 25 years to write and submit essays on the … Continue reading Why young Africans should participate in UONGOZI Institute essay contest

UONGOZI Institute Leadership Essay Competition 2020 now open

UONGOZI Institute is pleased to announce this year’s Leadership Essay Competition, the eighth since inception (2013). Similar to previous years, this year’s topic aims to solicit thoughts on the theme of the African Leadership Forum (ALF). The essays should respond to the following question: If you were an African leader, how would you promote African … Continue reading UONGOZI Institute Leadership Essay Competition 2020 now open

UONGOZI Certificate Programme in Leadership

Designed for emerging leaders and executives working in any function or industry across Africa, the self-paced programme provides tools for leaders to effectively manage their resources to achieve sustainable development. Module 1: Strategic Leader Succeeding in today’s rapidly changing and challenging organisational environment requires leaders with strategic thinking and the ability to make strategic and … Continue reading UONGOZI Certificate Programme in Leadership

Navigating through a global pandemic

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