The Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre (JNLC)

The Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre is named after the former President of Tanzania, the late H.E. Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere. It was established on the initiative of the President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

Creating a Legacy Platform With Lasting Impact

Our Mission

By contextualizing problems and their solutions, the Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre draws from a wide variety of approaches, that include, innovative policy leading research, quality dialogues, youth training and mentoring, providing an important platform for distinguished African intellectuals, scholars, other accomplished Africans to share, nurture, mentor, challenge and account to the next generation of African leaders.

Our Programmes

We aim to develop a lasting legacy platform for knowledge production and sharing, learning and leadership development in Africa.  Our current scope of programming includes these project areas:

Lecture and Seminar Series

Including Presidential lectures and lectures from other members of the international community

Youth training and mentoring programmes

We a run a “Bridging the Gap” programme and a visiting scholars programme

Occasional Skills Development Programme

Explore contemporary issues in international relations, global political economy & diplomatic practice

Policy-Leading Research

Bringing together numerous stakeholders to develop policy-leading solutions

Archiving of oral history and leadership literature

Developing an archive of oral history and a leadership literature
Chronicling H.E. Mwalimu Julius Nyerere's Legacy

The anti-colonial activist, the politician, the unifier, and the theorist. Discover H.E. Mwalimu Julius Nyerere’s journey and how it has impacted many.

“Nyerere’s qualities contributed to the victory of all African freedom fighters ”
– HE Yoweri Museveni
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Latest Activities, Past & Upcoming Events



Dr. Gardner Attends International Neurology Conference in Paris

Dr. Gardner, a JNLC Facilitator, recently attended the 9th Edition of the International...

Mwalimu Julius Nyerere@ 102: Celebrating the Enduring Legacy of a True Servant Leader.

On Saturday 13th April 2024, the Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre (JNLC) at Makerere...

I welcome Mama Nyerere – H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

I am always pleased to welcome Mama Maria Nyerere to Uganda. Her idea to pray for the...

Tanzania is Dominating all East African Countries With These 7 Mega Projects in 2024

In this video, African Informant highlights various mega projects that are making...

Former Tanzanian President H.E Jakaya Kikwete visits Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre

Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre (JNLC) was privileged to welcome H.E. Jakaya Kikwete, the...

Mwallimu Nyerere’s Birthday Celebration #Nyerere@102

Celebrating Mwalimu Nyerere’s Legacy: A Tribute to Servant Leadership and Unity...

Mwalimu Julius Nyerere @102 Celebration

Saturday, April 13th 2024. Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre...

JNLC welcomes a delegation from Tanzania

This afternoon,@TheJNLC hosted a delegation of Pastors from Tanzania, who have...

UNDP Launches Human Development Report 2023/24, Highlights Uganda’s Progress

In a significant event held today at Yusuf Lule Auditorium, Makerere University, the...

Promoting healthy lifestyle choices among youth

In a vibrant gathering organized by the Lions Club of Makerere, youth took center stage in...


#UpcomingEvent The Afro Arab Youth Council (AAYC) 20th Anniversary Monday, 4th March 2024...

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