It is with deep regret and grief that we announce to the general public and the University community (and Alumni) of the demise of Dr. James Jesse. He passed away suddenly on 17th October 2020 at his residence in Tabata Kisukuru in Dar-es-Salaam. Dr. James Jesse (LL.B. (Hons), LL.M UDSM, LL. M. International Law and Human Rights from the School of Law of the University of Notre Dame, USA, Ph.D. (UDSM). He was an Advocate of the High Court for 13 years specializing in Banking law; labour law; Human Rights Law, Land Law, Conveyancing, Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Family Law and offering Consulting Services. Dr. Jesse joined the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law (Formerly Faculty of Law) in 2003. Before joining the academia and legal practice spheres, he was employed by the Tanzania Police Force from 1993 as a Police Constable. He left the Police Force as a Sergeant. He served as a part time lecturer in various higher learning institutions such as the University of Dodoma, Tanzania, (2009- 2010), Ruaha University College of St. Augustine University (Tanzania), (2009 -2011) and Ardhi University (2002 to 2009). He was an external examiner at Mzumbe University, Morogoro (Tanzania) since 2005. He also served as Head of the Department of Private Law and Coordinator of the Bachelor of Arts in Law Enforcement (BA.LE) at the School of Law.
May his Soul rest in Eternal Peace – Amen.
Prof. H.I. Majamba
17th October 2020