Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL) organized its sixth edition of the Mwananchi Thought Leadership Forum (MTLF VI) held online on 14th May 2020. The main topic was around “Covid-19 Pandemic” under the theme ‘Surviving Covid-19 and Beyond’. The discussion was based on the four topical issues including;
- Flattening the curve
- Social life (Impact on vulnerable groups)
- Work (How technology enhances work) and
- Economy (The financial factor).
The dialogue involved Senior Government Officials and the Private Sector Representatives as main speakers. Hon. Dr. Hassan Abbasi – Chief Government Spokesperson & the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports; Dr. Leonard Represented the Ministry of Health; Dr. Joseph Nicolao Otieno from Institute of Traditional Medicine (MUHAS); Ms. Zuhura Sinare Muro from Lindam Group Limited; Sanjay Rughani from CEOs Roundtable of Tanzania; Dr. Elisha Asanti from Medical Association of Tanzania (MAT); Mr. Simon Peter Shayo from Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGML) and Ms. Rosalynn Mworia from Vodacom Tanzania Foundation.
Three Panelists were at the studio whereas the four Main Speakers participated from their Homes and offices. The forum was highly interactive with audience participation through live phone calls and live streams. It was broadcasted live through ITV and Radio One, Facebook page of ITV Tanzania and Mwananchi Digital