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Law educator

Issa Gulamhussein Shivji, Tanzanian law educator. Advocate High Court Tanzania, Tanzania Court Appeals. Member Tanzania Law Society (legal aid committee 1977-1987).

Background

Shivji, Issa Gulamhussein was born on July 15, 1946 in Kilosa, Morogoro, Tanzania. Son of Gulamhussein Esmail and Mariam Jivraj (Bawa) Shivji.

Education

Bachelor of Laws with honours, University East Africa, 1970. Master of Laws, University London, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1982.

Career

With University Dar es Salaam, since 1970, professor law, since 1986, head department legal theory, since 1985. Chairman Tanzania Breweris Ltd., 1986-1987. Visiting research professor College Mexico, 1982.

Visiting professor law University Zimbabwe, 1988.

Achievements

  • Advocate High Court Tanzania, Tanzania Court Appeals.

Membership

Member Tanzania Law Society (legal aid committee 1977-1987).

Connections

Married Parin Jaffer Virji, October 1, 1976. Children: Natasha, Amil.

father:
Gulamhussein Esmail Shivji

mother:
Mariam Jivraj (Bawa) Shivji

spouse:
Parin Jaffer Virji

child:
Natasha Shivji

child:
Amil Shivji