tisdag 21 juni 2011
Painter ,Prof Sam Joseph Ntiro
Sam Joseph Ntiro (April 20, 1923 – January 1, 1993) was the first East African High Commissioner to the Court of Saint James in London from the then republic of Tanganyika to the United Kingdom. He served Independence in 1961 until 1964. He was also Ambassador of Tanganyika to the Irish Republic during this period.
He was born in the Machame area of Hai District, the village of Ndereny, the Parish of Nkuu. This is in the Kilimanjaro Region of Northwest Tanzania on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Professor Ntiro attended Ndereny Nkuu Primary School and had his Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary Education at Old Moshi Secondary school in the Marangu area. Throughout his life Professor Ntiro spoke fluent English, Swahili, Kimachame and Kimarangu. he had a working knowledge of Runyoro, Luganda, French, German and Italian.
Sam Joseph Ntiro had his tertiary education at Makerere College of the University of East Africa, then affiliated to the University of London, where he atudied Art and Education. He did postgraduate work at the Slade College of Fine Art, University of London.He married Evangeline Sarah née Nyendwoha, a Ugandan [Uganda and East Africa's 1st woman University Graduate], in 1958, and had two sons, Joseph and Simbo RIP [1961-2008].
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