UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
DIRECTORATE OF INTERNATIONALIZATION, CONVOCATION & ADVANCEMENT (DICA)

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The main function of the DICA is to provide strategic advice and set institutional systems to support the University’s engagement, networking and collaboration with various local and international partners, supporters, alumni and friends.

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John Pombe Joseph MAGUFULI
Current President of Tanzania

John Pombe Joseph Magufuli was born on October 29, 1959 and raised in Chato, a village in Kagera region [now in Geita region]. He was born into the family of Christian-observant Mzee Joseph Magufuli and his wife Mama Suzana Magufuli.His late father Joseph engaged in mixed faming, and Magufuli grew up in typical village life, taking part in agricultural activities, especially raising his father’s cattle. He was sent to several schools for his primary and secondary education - Chato Primary, 1967-74; Katoke Seminary/secondary, 1975-77; Lake Secondary, 1977-78 and, for senior secondary education, Mkwawa High School, 1979-81.


Jakaya Kikwete
President of Tanzania (2005–2015)

Jakaya Kikwete was born on October 29, 1950 and raised in Msoga, a village in Pwani region. He was born into the family of  Mzee Mrisho Kikwete. His late father Joseph engaged in mixed faming, and Magufuli grew up in typical village life, taking part in agricultural activities, especially raising his father’s cattle. He was sent to several schools for his primary and secondary education - Msoga Primary, 1958 – 1961; Kibaha secondary, 1962 – 1965.