Growing up Under the Wings of a Giant: My Reflection on the Person of H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa as Self-Reliant, Masterful Mentor and an Unapologetic Institutionalist.

By Amb. Macocha Tembele
Amb. Macocha Tembele is the Director of Multilateral Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation and was the Personal Assistant to the Late Benjamin Mkapa until his passing on
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July 24, 2021

H.E President Mkapa’s contribution to Tourism in Tanzania

Zakia Meghji was Minister throughout H.E. The Late Benjamin Mkapa’s tenure; first as a Minister of Health and later as Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism. She writes of President Mkapa’s contribution to tourism in Tanzania.

July 20, 2021

Remembering Mkapa Toward Mkapa Legacy Symposium

Ambassador Peter Kalaghe worked in the State House as deputy secretary to the President Mkapa reflect back to what Mkapa did during his era

July 19, 2021

How the Newspapers Molded Ben Mkapa for The Presidency

The first time Prof Ngila Mwase communicated with Ben Mkapa, then Managing Editor of the TANU Party newspapers- the Nationalist and Uhuru was in 1969. He did not know that Mkapa would one day ascend to the Presidency.

July 19, 2021

Walter Bgoya: As I Remember The Late Benjamin Mkapa; One Year Later

After the death of President Mkapa on 23rd July, 2020, many wrote of the fallen leader, except Walter Bgoya. A year later, Walter highlights a face of Mr. Mkapa that many are unaware.

July 19, 2021

The Legacy of the Late Benjamin William Mkapa in the Higher Education Sector: Reflections on My Life My Purpose

Rwekaza S. Mukandala, Mwalimu J.K. Nyerere Professor of Pan African Studies and Former Vice Chancellor, University of Dar es Salaam pays homage and celebrates the life achievements and legacy of our departed former president and the Founding Chancellor of The University of Dodoma.
This essay was delivered at The Convocation Ceremony, University of Dodoma in honour of President Benjamin William Mkapa, Founding Chancellor of the University, 6th December, 2020….

July 19, 2021
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