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Walter Bgoya, Tanzanian publisher. Active Tanzania Society, since 1975; member central committee Tanu Youth League, Tanzania, 1972—1975; chairman Tanzania Society, since 1984; active National Swahili Council, Tanzania, 1975—1980; Member of Sadcc Publications Association (president since 1983).

Background

Bgoya, Walter was born on December 29, 1942 in Ngara, Tanzania. Son of Christopher Mubiligi and Estheria (Kanani Buchaduhura) Bgoya.

Education

Bachelor in Economics and Political Science, University Kansas, 1965.

Career

With foreign service Ministry Foreign Affairs, Tanzania, 1966—1972. General manager Tanzania Public House, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, since 1972. Chairman Printpak, Tanzania Ltd., since 1983, Tanzania Cigarette Company, since 1986.

External examiner Swahili Literature University, Dar es Salaam. Consultant Zimbabwe Public House, Harare, 1981. Delegate 2d World Book Congress, London, 1982.

Membership

Active Tanzania Society, since 1975. Member central committee Tanu Youth League, Tanzania, 1972—1975. Chairman Tanzania Society, since 1984.

Active National Swahili Council, Tanzania, 1975—1980. Member of Sadcc Publications Association (president since 1983).

Connections

Children: Vivian, Kaneza, Mkuki.

father:
Christopher Mubiligi Bgoya

mother:
Estheria (Kanani Buchaduhura) Bgoya

child:
Mkuki Bgoya

child:
Kaneza Bgoya

child:
Vivian Bgoya