Anganile Thomson

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Precinct Program: Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Date(s): Summer 2015

Anganile Thomson has eight years’ experience in media in Africa from the TV program, Imagine Africa, centered on creatively communicating the dangers of HIV/Aids to youth across Africa, to working as a presenter and producer for the Tanzania National broadcaster on an inspirational youth show, Mawazohuru (freedom to dream) in which he interviews youth who came from nothing to success, inspiring many youths facing unemployment to meet their challenges. He does documentaries promoting children’s rights working with UNICEF, and other NGOs and reaching out to more youths, Anganile has initiatives where he showcases his documentaries to students in universities and gives room for discussion on issues of concern including unemployment, education improvement etc. Anganile holds a diploma in Journalism from Wilnag college in Nairobi (TV production). Upon completion of the Mandela fellowship he will continue producing documentaries on youth challenges in Tanzania and other TV productions.

Blog Entries

Shining the Spotlight on Entrepreneurship in Tanzania

Anganile Thomson, a Presidential Precinct 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow, is back in Tanzania using his Fellowship experience and his role as a T.V. producer and presenter to feature young entrepreneurs in his community who are making a difference.

Through his program called Mchumia Juani, Swahili for “one who labors under […]

Anganile Thomson – YALI Impact Story

Anganile Thomson, 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow, is a TV producer and presenter from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He believes media gives youth a voice that is alternative to violence.