Mwita Akiri

Bishop MWITA AKIRI has a PhD in African Christianity from the University of Edinburgh, UK, and is currently a research professor and visiting lecturer in Mission and African History at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, Canada. He served as the General Secretary of the Anglican Church of Tanzania for almost ten years, where he played a key role in establishing St John’s University of Tanzania, Dodoma, Tanzania. He went on to be a founder of the Anglican Diocese of Tarime and was consecrated as Bishop of Tarime in 2010. He also acts as an external examiner for Uganda Christian University, Mukono, Uganda.