Dame of the Day: Amandina Lihamba

Amandina Lihamba

Today’s Dame of the Day is Amandina Lihamba (1944-). As one of Tanzania’s leading playwrights, Lihamba wrote her Ph.D dissertation on the evolution of ngonjera, the a form of verse drama. Today, she is a professor at Dar es Salaam University. Over the course of her tenure, Lihamba founded a community theatre festival for children and a drama group for girls.

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