Mbulu also (known as Imboru among the Iraqw speakers) is a town in Northern Tanzania. The town is the core of minority Cushitic speakers (Iraqw people) in Tanzania. The town was founded by Germans in 1907 when they colonizes former German East Africa (Tanganyika, Burundi, and Rwanda). Mbulu climate favored Germans, also the hospitality of the indigenous favored them. Germans were less harsh to the Iraqw people than the rest of Tanganyikans. Thus Iraqw were used by Germans on white-collar jobs. Today most Afro-German with Tanzanian ancestry are Iraqw from Mbulu. The main economic activities in Mbulu are Agriculture and Trade. Mbulu area is one of the earliest Wheat growing Plantations. During the British regime, Mbulu peasants were able to form trade unions, Particularly the Mbulu Wheat Growers association (1923). The most Famous people born in Mbulu are:
- Herman Sarwatt- The first Non-TANU representative in Independent Tanzania.
- Dr. Wilbroad Slaa – Chadema’s presidential candidate who came the second in 2010 Tanzania General Election.
- Filbert Bay Sanka – Melbourne 1971 Gold Medal winner Athlete.
- Philip Marmo Sanka – Former Tanzania ambassador, in Beijing China
The executive director of Mbulu District announces to all applicants listed below to come to the interview which will be held at the Mbulu District Council Offices at Dongobesh on Monday and Tuesday, 11-12 October 2021 in the hall of Dongobeshi Secondary school
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Date released: 28th September 2021