Simon Martha Mkina is an award-winning Tanzanian investigative journalist, renowned editor, columnist, media trainer, and critic. He worked for various national and international media outlets – including ICIJ, The Continent, Mail & Guardian, This Day, Daily News, and more. 

Simon Mkina is also a current President of the Tanzania Media Practitioners Association. He has 26 years experience in journalism. 

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Syphoning development money: Tanzanian involved in robbing of $176 million

  • Corruption
  • Organised crime
  • Tax evasion

DODOMA - Almost $176m that belonged to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) at Barclays Bank disappeared mysteriously and landed on a Tanzanian national. The funds for putting up 1,000 school structures to accommodate 45,000 poor students in Africa, ended up in a group of people in Tanzania, Kenya, and other countries.