Tundu Lissu Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Tundu Lissu

Tundu Lissu is a Tanzanian lawyer, politician and the former President of Tanganyika Law Society (TLS).

He is the presidential candidate of the main opposition party, Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) in the 2020 presidential election. He has also been a Member of Parliament for Singida East constituency since 2010.
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Tundu Lissu Profile

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Full name: Tundu Antiphas Mughwai Lissu
Born: 20th January 1968
Age: 53 years (2021)
Nationality: Tanzanian
Education: University of Dar Es Salaam
Spouse(s): Alicia Magabe
Occupation: Politician
Political party: Party for Democracy and Progress (Swahili: Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo)
Net worth: Not available

Tundu Lissu Biography and Educational Background

Tundu Lissu was born on the 20th of January, 1968 in Mahambe village in Ikungi District Tanzania. After completing his elementary education at Mahambe Primary School (1976 - 1982), he enrolled at the Galanos Secondary School for his ACSEE (1987 - 1989). He also obtained his CSEE from Ilboru Secondary School (1983 - 1986).

Lissu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of Dar Es Salaam and a Masters Degree from the University of Warwick, UK.

Career and Politics

• Teacher at Bondeni Secondary School (1990 - 1991)
• Advocate, D’Souza Chambers (1994 - 1997)
• Researcher, Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT) (1998 - 1999)
• Researcher, The World Resources Institute (WRI), USA (1999 - 2002)
• Director of Researcher, Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT) (2003 - 2008)
• In 2010, he contested and won the Member of Parliament seat for Singida East
• Lissu returned to Tanzania from exile to be able to contest the Tanzanian general elections. He was chosen as CHADEMA's presidential candidate on 3rd August 2020 to challenge John Magufuli for president in the 2020 Tanzanian general election. He, however, lost the election.

Personal Life

Tundu Lissu is happily married to Alicia Magabe and the union is blessed with two children. Alicia Magabe is an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Tundu Lissu on:
Twitter @TunduALissu
Instagram @TunduLissutz

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