The Hill observer is a community news paper owned by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on behalf of the University of Dar es Salaam.
It was registered on 24th July, 2006. Its registration number is 00000304 under the Newspaper Act No 3 of 1976.
The paper is meant for members of the University of Dar es Salaam and its affiliated colleges as well as other institutions of higher learning.
It is a 16 pages tabloid which runs on a monthly basis.