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October 18, 2016

Inquiry into the UKs Africa Free Trade Initiative - Final report October 2016

Expert committee acknowledges Brexit challenges but outlines opportunity for the UK to lead the world in structuring a pro-development trade policy with Africa

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March 31, 2016

Ali Mufuruki on "Impediments to Economic Growth, Including Governance, Corruption, Inequality"

Highlights from the 29th Annual Camden Conference

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April 18, 2015

“Reflections on Late President Kwame Nkrumah’s Pan- Africanism Legacy”
A keynote address delivered by Mr. Ali A. Mufuruki at the "TANA HIGH-LEVEL FORUM ON SECURITY IN AFRICA" in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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December 16, 2014

Tanzanian executive pushes Africa’s leaders for “a better, more dignified life”

Ali A. Mufuruki believes Africa needs a revolution in leadership. Mufuruki speaks about his home continent from experience as one of Africa’s most seasoned executives. “I hold the view that the problem underlying Africa’s chaos is poor leadership,” he said. “Africa’s elite is failing its people, and we need to do more if our children are to have a better, more dignified life than our own.”

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December 7, 2014

Africa is NOT Rising”, “Africans are NOT Changing” and “A Dire Prediction for Africa and the World”

A Talk by Ali-A-Mufuruki

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October 9, 2014

TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) is proud to announce the appointment of its new Board members as of 6th October 2014. Our new Board Chairman is Mr Ali Mufuruki from Tanzania, with new members Ms Merian Sebunya from Uganda and Mr Patrick Obath from Kenya. Our new Board know our work well as they were previously members of our Programme Investment Committee (PIC). We warmly congratulate our highly qualified Board members on their appointment and we look forward to working with them closely!

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September 30, 2014

More than 1.5 Billion of the world's population is still without access to the most basic modern communication.

BlueTown connects the next Billion people to the world.

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February 10, 2014

When I was assigned to interview Ali Mufuruki, the Executive Chairman of InfoTech Investment Group Ltd, some of my colleagues scared the hell out of me.

They cautioned me to prepare myself well before approaching him. He is a very tough man, they said. Apart from being rich, he wears many hats which makes him one of the famous and influential people in the country. He is a CEO here, a board chairman of some company there, …you name it.

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January 9, 2014

Political Management of the National Economy
Presentation to the CHADEMA Leaders’ Retreat

By: Ali A. Mufuruki. Chairman CEO Roundtable of Tanzania
Machame – Moshi. 9th January 2014

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January 4, 2014

African Leaders Who Believe Africans Are Incapable of Great Things Should
Go!


I have been telling myself to refrain from the urge to respond to what is in my view
the worst insult ever made to our honour as a nation and as a people since we freed
ourselves from colonialism a little over half a century ago.

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Newspaper article written by Ali A. Mufuruki, Chairman, CEO Round Table Tanzania


  Strathmore Business School's Inaugural Great Africans Getaway

Great Rift Valley Lodge, Naivasha-Kenya, 28th Sept 2013
What Africa Needs - By Ali A. Mufuruki

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August 19, 2003

This week on Africa Leadership Dialogues, our very own founder and mentor Ali Mufuruki shared his insights on Africa. 

Citizen TV Monday Aug 19th at 10.15pm.
 

This show has received great feedback from across the continent and even as far as the UK House of Commons and it is a chance to redirect and reframe the African conversation.

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July 1, 2013
By Ali. A. Mufuruki (Published in The Citizen)

We can use President Obama’s historic visit to make a fresh start

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  Feb 5, 2013

Goldman Sachs Annual Macro Conference
2013 – Hong Kong


Investment Opportunities and Africa’s Competitive Advantage

Keynote address by Ali A. Mufuruki, Co-Founder and Senior Partner, Gro Energy LTD

Dar es salaam, November 07, 2012

Ali Mufuruki appointed to Trademark East Africa (TMEA) PIC

Chairman of Dar-es-Salaam based Infotech Investment Group Ltd has been appointed to the Programme Investment Committee of TradeMark East Africa as an independent member representing the private sector in East Africa.

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December, 2011

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LARGEST WOOLWORTHS STORE IN AFRICA OUTSIDE SOUTH AFRICA OPENED IN KAMPALA

On Tuesday 20th December 2011, the largest Woolworths store in Africa outside South Africa, opened its doors to shoppers in Kampala, Uganda amid pomp and fanfare. Located off the Northern By-Pass road in the new Metroplex Naalya Shopping Mall, the newest Woolworths store will offer the widest range of Woolworths products ever seen in East Africa in a uniquely pristine shopping environment.

Speaking to the press shortly before the store was launched, the CEO of W- Stores Co Ltd Mr. Ali Mufuruki likened the last three months to a roller-coaster ride that saw a new store open at the Grandocean Baraka Plaza in Dar es Salaam in September. Another store was opened at the Tirupati Mazima Mall in the Nsambya area of Kampala in October and now the third store at the Metroplex Mall in Kampala.

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October, 2011

PRESS RELEASE:


Woolworths to expand its brand presence in Tanzania Announces Joint Venture and Opening of New Stores

Woolworths has established a joint venture with businessman and former franchise partner, Ali Mufuruki and plans to expand it’s retail presence in Tanzania & Uganda.

One more store will be opening soon in Dar es Salaam to complement the current three Woolworths stores in Tanzania; which are - PPF Tower, TFA Shopping Mall & Njiro Shopping Complex.

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