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Edward Tingatinga Biography – Career, Death, Heritage & More

Edward Tingatinga Biography - Career, Death, Heritage and More Edward Tingatinga (1932 to 1972) was a Tanzanian painter. He is best known as the eponymous...

George Lilanga Biography – Life, Artistic Development, Legacy & More

George Lilanga Biography - Life, Artistic Development, Legacy and More George Lilanga Di Nyama (born 1934; died June 27th, 2005) was a Tanzanian sculptor and...

Laurean Rugambwa Biography – Death, Trivia & More

Laurean Rugambwa Biography - Death, Trivia and More Laurean Rugambwa (12 July 1912 – 8 December 1997) was the Catholic Church's first contemporary native African...

Rakesh Rajani Biography – Life, Career, Publications & More

Rakesh Rajani Biography - Life, Career, Publications and More Rakesh Rajani is a Tanzanian civil society activist who was born in 1966. Starting in 1991,...

Mr Puaz Biography – Career, Awards, Nominations & More

Mr Puaz Biography - Career, Awards, Nominations and More Mr Puaz, formaly known as Joel Vicent Joseph, is an artist/talent manager based in Tanzania, he...

Salma Kikwete Biography – Education, Life, Career, Politics & More

Mama Salma Kikwete Biography - Education, Life, Career, Politics and More Background, Personal Life and Career Salma Kikwete is the Chairperson and founder of the Wanawake...

Benjamin Fernandes Biography – Life, Stanford, Return & More

Benjamin Fernandes Biography - Life, Stanford, Return and More Benjamin Fernandes is a businessman and former national tv host from Tanzania who was born on...

Andy Chande Biography – Background, Awards & More

Sir Andy Chande Biography - Background, Awards and More Background Andy Chande KBE, also known as Sir Jayantilal Keshavji, was a notable Tanzanian businessman, also known...

Snapshot: Top Female Tanzania Models of All Time

Snapshot: Top Female Tanzania Models of All Time Tanzania models come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and whatever their age is, they keep getting more...

Julie Makani – Education, Biomedical Research, Fellowship & More

Dr Julie Makani - Education, Biomedical Research, Fellowship and More Julie Makani is a Tanzanian medical researcher born in 1970. She has been an associate...

Tanzanian Women Celebrities – Top Twenty PowerHouses

Tanzanian Women Celebrities - Top Twenty PowerHouses What do you come out with when you mix a curvy figure with a Swahili accent? Time’s up,...

Salim Ahmed Salim Biography: Life, Education, Positions…

Dr Salim Ahmed Salim Biography: Life, Education, Positions and More Born January 23rd, 1942, Salim Ahmed Salim is a diplomat and politician from Tanzania. He...

Reginald Mengi Orbitual – Biography, Activism, Book & More

Reginald Mengi Orbitual - Biography, Activism, Book and More Reginald Abraham Mengi Humble Beginnings Reginald Mengi family which he was born wasn't that well-to-do in Northern...

Ali Mufuruki Orbitual – Background, Career, Death & More

Ali Mufuruki Tanzania - Orbitual, Background, Career, Death & More Ali Mufuruki A. was the chairman and CEO of Infotech Investment Group Limited, a Tanzanian company situated...

Paul Bomani – Biography, Career and More

Paul Bomani - Biography, Career and More Paul Bomani was a Tanzanian political figure and diplomat who served as Tanzania’s Ambassador to the US,...

The Late Remmy Ongala aka Sauti ya Myonge

Obituary: The Late Remmy Ongala aka Sauti ya Myonge aka Sura Mbaya Remmy Ongala was a musician, songwriter, and singer who lived from 1947...

Harrison Mwakyembe – Early Life, Career, Educati…

Harrison Mwakyembe - Early Life, Career, Education and More Early Life and Academic History During colonialism in Tanganyika, Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe saw the light of day...

Shaaban Robert – Biography, Work, Legacy & More

Shaaban Robert - Biography, Work, Legacy, Bibliography and More Shaaban ibn Robert, alias Shaaban Robert (born 1 January 1909, died 20 June 1962), was an...

Joseph Mbilinyi (Sugu) – Politician, Activist, Rapper

Joseph Mbilinyi Sugu (Mr. II, 2 Proud) - Politician, Activist, Rapper Joseph Mbilinyi (born 1st May 1972), famed for his stage names including 2-proud, Mr....

Mohammed Dewji – Tanzanian Billionaire

Mohammed Dewji - Tanzanian Billionaire Businessman Mohammed "Mo" Gulamabbas Dewji was born on May 8, 1975. A former Tanzanian politician, he is currently a businessman....
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