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This is to inform the College of Business Education (CBE) Community and the general public that, following successful completion of 10-Years Tenure of Prof. Emanuel A. Mjema as the Rector of CBE on 21st December 2022, the Minister of Investment, Industry and Trade, Hon. Dr. Ashatu K. Kijaji (MP), in exercise of the powers vested upon her under Section 6B(1) of the College of Business Education Act, Cap. 315 R.E 2002, as amended by Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, No. 6 of 2020 has appointed Prof. Edda Tandi Lwoga as the Acting Rector of CBE effective from 22nd December, 2022 until a substantive Rector is appointed.

Before her appointment as the Acting Rector of CBE, Prof. Lwoga was the Deputy Rector for Academic, Research and Consultancy and a Professor in the Department of ICT and Mathematics at CBE.Prof. Lwoga holds a Master of Science in Engineering Management (Industrial and Information Technology), and a Postgraduate Diploma in Scientific Computing from the University of Dar es salaam, and a PhD in Information Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Prof. Lwoga has served in different managerial positions at various institutions, including the Head of ICT Section, Sokoine National Agricultural Library, SUA (December 2009- November 2010). Director of Library Services at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (December, 2010 – March, 2018), and the Deputy Rector (Academic, Research and Consultancy) at the CBE from March, 2018 until her current appointment.
The CBE Governing Body and the entire community congratulate Prof. Lwoga for the appointment and wishes her success in her daily duties.

Issued by Public Relations and Marketing Unit

History of CBE

The COLLEGE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION (CBE) was established in 1965 by the Act of the Parliament. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION Act No. 31 of 1965. His Excellency, J.K. Nyerere, the first President of the United Republic of Tanzania officially opened the new College in January 1965. The College was officially named the “College of Business Education” (CBE). The said Act of Parliament gives the College its legal status as an autonomous institution with its Governing Body. The College shall be governed and administered in accordance with the provisions of this Act.


The origin of the College of Business Education (CBE) is closely linked to the history of the Nation itself.

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