United Kingdom, London
AMBASSADOR AMON JAMES NSEKELA had been Permanent Secretary in four ministries, and was the first chairman and Managing Director of the National Bank of Commerce for many years from 1967. He was also first Chairman of the Council of the University of Dar es Salaam, the National Insurance Corporation, the Institute of Finance Management, TANESCO, the National Development Corporation and the National Development Fund. He was Permanent Secretary in four ministries. He was also High Commissioner for Tanzania in London from 1974 to 1981.
He wrote the Nsekela Report on ‘Salaries in the Civil Service’ and several other publications including ‘Minara (Pillars) ya Historia ya Tanzania’, ‘Tanganyika hadi (till) Tanzania’, ‘Demokrasi Tanzania’, and ‘Tumetoka Mbali’ (We have come from far). Amon Nsekela was instrumental in the founding of the Britain-Tanzania Society.