Hashim Mbita

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Brig. Gen. Hashim I. Mbita

"Brig. Gen. Hashim Mbita (69) is a retired Civil Servant, Army Officer, Journalist and Politician. On leaving school in 1957 he joined the Co-operative Department from where he moved to Public Relations, Military and Politics. At different times he worked as Government Chief Press Officer, Press Secretary to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania; Publicity Secretary, and National Executive Secretary of TANU. He participated at the African Executives Seminar on Newspapers Management at the American Press Institute – Columbia University, New York in 1965. He subsequently served as Chief Executive of the OAU Coordinating Committee for the Liberation of Africa. He was commissioned at the Mons Officer Cadet School – Aldershort in the United Kingdom. Presently, he is the Tanzania High Commissioner to Zimbabwe." [1]

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  1. Board, National Investments Company, accessed October 28, 2010.