|KAZI ZA HALMASHAURI 2020|
Songwe Region borders the countries of Zambia and Malawi to the south:
Tunduma is the main entry point into Zambia while Isongole is the main
entry point into Malawi. Songwe also borders the Tanzanian regions of
Rukwa and Katavi in the west, Tabora in the north, and Mbeya in the
east. Lake Rukwa is a major body of water in the western part of the
region. The East African Rift and Southern Highlands run through the
Mwangela, who was appointed on 1 August 2018. Songwe Region is divided
into the town of Tunduma and the districts of Ileje, Mbozi, Momba and
Songwe. Tunduma is subdivided into 15 wards and 71 mitaa (streets),
while the four districts are subdivided into 11 divisions, 79 wards, 307
villages and 1493 hamlets.
The local government areas now comprising
Songwe Region reported a combined population of 998,862 in the 2012
census, 46 percent of whom were under 15 years old. The same areas
reported a population of 723,480 in the 2002 Tanzanian census, yielding
an annual population growth rate of 3.2 percent between 2002 and 2012.
In 2017 the population of the region was projected at 1,173,667
inhabitants. In 2012, 211,537 people or 21.2 percent of the region’s
population lived in urban areas, an increase of 250.4 percent over the
urban population of 60,377 recorded in 2002. Major ethnic groups in the
region include the Nyiha, Nyamwanga, Ndali, Bungu and Lambya.
Jobs Opportunities at Momba District Council 2021.
Deadline: 14th June, 2021.
Position: WATENDAJI Executive Officers, 2021