President Mwinyi vows to enhance Z’bar’s education quality

ZANZIBAR: ZANZIBAR, Tanzania: Zanzibar’s President Dr. Hussein Mwinyi announced Thursday plans to enhance the quality of higher education in the semi-autonomous Islands that will see massive recruitment of lecturers, librarians and lab experts.

Dr. Mwinyi affirmed that his government would extend financial support in the form of loans to qualified students to have an opportunity to further their higher education ambitions.

President Mwinyi urged the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) to redirect its vision towards creating professionals that will help transform the country’s economy.

Dr Mwinyi issued the remark at the climax of the 19th graduation ceremony of the State University.

SUZA’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Mohammed Makame Haji, told graduates to leverage their professional skills by exploring entrepreneurial opportunities, especially in situations where traditional employment avenues may be limited.

SUZA’s main campus, Tunguu, is located approximately 12 km from Zanzibar town, and serves as the nucleus for academic excellence and innovation in the Isles. It has seven campuses in total situated in picturesque locations across Unguja and Pemba Islands, playing a crucial role in shaping the educational landscape of Zanzibar.

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