President Samia’s first year in office – a new direction for Tanzania?

Join us for an informal discussion on the impact of President Samia's first year in office and what it means for Tanzanian women

About this event

President Samia Suluhu Hassan took office on 19 March 2021 after the death of John Magufuli.

In this event we will hear from a range of Tanzanian women on the impact for Tanzania of her first year in office, and what it means for women. This will be followed by a panel discussion and a chance for the audience to ask questions.

Speakers will include the Hon Zakia Meghji MP, who was the first female Minister of Finance, Dr. Frannie Léautier, CEO of SouthBridge Investments, author Aikande KwayuRuth Meena, a gender and development expert, and blogger Elsie Eyakuze.

The discussion will be chaired by the editor of Tanzanian AffairsBen Taylor.

Everyone welcome.

Date and time

Sat, 19 March 2022

16:00 – 17:30 GMT


Online event

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