12 Things You Didn’t Know About Tanzanian Presidential Hopeful January Makamba

Written by Keren Mikva

Makamba’s university education was primarily in the U.S.

After finishing secondary school, Makamba traveled to the U.S. to attend university. He took a preliminary course at Quincy College in Massachusetts before transferring to Saint John’s University in Minnesota, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in peace studies. After a brief stint as an intern with the Carter Center, he returned to school, this time to earn a master of science in conflict analysis and resolution from George Mason University in 2004.