Personal Information


Mr. Conrad John Masabo
Assistant Lecturer   

Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
Mobile:+255 674 923 976 /+255 753 956 019

Education Profile

2017- Norwegian University of Science and Technology, MPhil (Childhood Studies)
2015- Pan African University, Master of Governance and Regional Integration
2010- University of Dar es Salaam, BA (Education) History and Political Science
2004- Diploma in Education, Marangu Teachers College, Tanzania

Areas of Research

  • Politics and Democratization in Tanzania
  • Gender and Politics
  • Child Work and Child Labour  
  • Natural Resource Governance
  • Regional Integration, Peace studies and Conflict resolution

Teaching Areas (Undergraduate Level)

  • Civil Society and the State
  • Local Government Administration in Tanzania
  • Political Thought and African Political Thought
  • Government and Politics in Tanzania

Publications and Book Reviews

  1. Masabo, C. J. (2017). Has Democracy Enhanced Development in Africa? Peace and Conflict Monitor,  available at http://www.monitor.upeace.org/innerpg.cfm?id_article=3117
  2. Babeiya, E. E. & Masabo, C. J., (2017). The role of ICTs in enhancing citizens’ involvement in decision-making in local governments in Tanzania. International Journal of Technology and Management, 2 (2), 1-13
  3. Masabo, C. J. & Ngeze, J. N., (2017). Promoting Indigenous Knowledge Systems for Sustainable Environmental Resources Management.  Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences,6 (1), 67-84.
  4. Masabo, C. J., (2016). Regional Organisations and Sustainable Governance of Mineral Resources in Tanzania. Focus Series 37.  Geneva: Globethics.net.
  5. Masabo, C. J., (2016). Should Children Work? Dilemma to the Children’s Education Right in the Global South. Southern African Journal of Policy and Development, 3(1), 6-15.
  6. Masabo, C. J., (2015). The Prospects of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) Infrastructures and Service Delivery in Tanzania: The Case of CCBRT Maternity and Newborn Hospital. Journal of Policy and Leadership, 4(2), 290-308.
  7. Masabo, C. J., (2015). Education: The Heartbeat of Africa’s Regional Integration Labour Movement? Journal of Social Sciences, 3(1), 103-112.
  8. Masabo, C. J., (2014). Corruption and Fraudulent Culture: The Case of Tanzania. In E. Nduku and J. Tenamwenye eds. Corruption in Africa: A Threat to Justice and Sustainable Peace (145-167). Geneva: Globethics.net.
  9.  Masabo, C. J., (2013). Discerning for Peace in Africa: The Sudan Civil Wars and peace Processes 1955-2013. Hekima Review, No. 49, 137-150.
  10. Masabo, C. J., (2012). The Bank of Tanzania as the Custodian of the Tanzania Economy: Opportunities and Challenges. Africa Tomorrow, 14(2), 171-186.
  11. Masabo, C. J., (2011). The Challenges of Electoral Process Institutions of the Zanzibar and Union Elections of 1995, 2000 and 2005: Anything New with the Election Expenses Act, 2010? Africa Tomorrow, 13(2), 197-212.
  12. Masabo, C. J., (2010). Pan-African and African Unity: Any Prospects?” Africa Tomorrow, 12(1), 35-61
  13. Masabo, C. J., (2009). Gender Inequalities in Buha (Kigoma) and the Role of Gender Mainstreaming to Alleviate Them. Africa Tomorrow, 11(1), 35-50.

Book Review

  1. Masabo, C. J. (2017). Review of “Chinese Economic Diplomacy: Decision-making actors and processes” by Shuxiu Zhang, East Asian Integration Studies, available athttps://asianintegration.org/chinese-economic-diplomacy-decision-making-actors-and-processes/
  1. Masabo, C. J. (2015). Review of “Julius K. Nyerere, Africa’s Titan on the Global Stage: Perspectives from Arusha to Obama. Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press, 390, by Ali Mazrui and Lindah L. Mhando,(2013),  African Studies Quarterly | Volume 15, Issue 2 | March 2015 http://www.africa.ufl.edu/asq/pdfs/v15i2a6.pdf