Stergomena Tax

Stergomena Lawrence Tax (born 6 July 1960) is a Tanzanian civil servant who serves as the incumbent Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).[1][2][3]

Stergomena Tax
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4th Executive Secretary of SADC
Assumed office
September 2013
Preceded byTomaz Salomão
Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of East African Cooperation
In office
November 2008 – August 2013
PresidentJakaya Kikwete
Succeeded byJoyce Mapunjo
Personal details
Born (1960-07-06) 6 July 1960 (age 60)
Magu, Mwanza, Tanganyika
NationalityTanzanian
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Dar es Salaam
University of Tsukuba

Early lifeEdit

Tax was educated at a number of primary schools in Tanzania and at Lake Secondary School in Mwanza where she was a contemporary of Tanzanian fifth and current President John Magufuli.[4]

She obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from the University of Dar es Salaam in 1991. She thereafter obtained a Master of Philosophy in Policy Management and Development Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in International Development from the University of Tsukuba in Japan.

CareerEdit

She served as the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of East African Cooperation from 2008 to 2013 when she was appointed as the Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community at the 33rd Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Lilongwe, Malawi.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Communique of the 33rd Summit of SADC HOSG" (PDF). SADC. 18 August 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Ahmed, Maulid (19 August 2013). "Kikwete ends notable SADC term". Daily News (Tanzania). Retrieved 19 August 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Mustapher, Swaum (29 August 2013). "Dr Stergomena Tax doing Tanzania very proud". Daily News (Tanzania). Retrieved 29 August 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Mjasiri, Jaffar (1 September 2013). "Dr Tax: Tanzanians are sitting on a goldmine". Daily News (Tanzania). Retrieved 2 September 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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