+255(0)232604380/1/3/4 | P.O. Box 9, Mzumbe, Morogoro - Tanzania

Prof. Cyriacus Stanislaus Mujwahuzi BINAMUNGU

Position/Status

Professor & Dean, Faculty of Law

Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania

Contacts

Phone:0718 409511/0783 200124

Fax: 023 2613294

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Qualifications

Ph.D. – Family Law (Open University of Tanzania).

LL.M – Commercial Law (University of Aberdeen).

PGD in Law ( the University of West of England.

LL.B (University of Dar es Salaam).

Certificate in Philosophy (Major Seminary Kibosho, Moshi).

Membership of Professional Bodies

Tanganyika Law Society

East African Law Society

Profile

Cyriacus SM Binamungu is a professor of law and Dean of the Faculty of Law at Mzumbe University. He is also an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and a member of the Tanganyika Law Society.

Binamungu began his career at Mzumbe University in 1993 at the time when it was the Institute of Development Management (IDM). With twenty-three years working experience, Binamungu has held various positions within and outside Mzumbe University, including member of IDM Staff Appointment and Development Committee (1995-97), Head of the Law Subject Panel (2000-2002), and Member of the Editorial Advisory Committee of the Morogoro Health Newsletter (2003-2006). He has also served as Member of the Editorial Board for Uongozi Journal of Development and Dynamics – Mzumbe (1999 to date); Chairperson of the Policy, Research and Publications Committee of the Tanganyika Law Society (2010- 2015); Board Member, St. Francis University College of Heath and Allied Sciences, A Constituent College of St. Augustine University of Tanzania, (2011 to date); and Member of the Mzumbe University Council (2012 -2015). Prof Binamungu is also the Advocate for the National Microfinance Bank PLC, a position he has been holding since 2003. Prof Binamungu has facilitated important seminars and workshops including Management and Administrative Skills Seminars for all District and Resident Magistrates in Tanzania, 1993-1996 (8 batches, each for 2 weeks), Technical Training for Municipal Legal Officers (March 2001) at IDM sponsored by USRP, Mzumbe University and AUC International Conference on Development Research (2003), and Workshop on Research Proposal and Report Writing for Mzumbe University Faculty of Law Staff (2015). Binamungu has also researched on various issues, including research on ‘Legal Aspects of Cash flow in Secondary Co-operative Societies. A case of NJOLUMA, Tarec, and Nyanza, sponsored by NORAD through TAN 058 IDM (1994); research on ‘Low Voter Turnout in the National Elections 2010, REDET Project University of

Prof Binamungu has facilitated important seminars and workshops including Management and Administrative Skills Seminars for all District and Resident Magistrates in Tanzania, 1993-1996 (8 batches, each for 2 weeks), Technical Training for Municipal Legal Officers (March 2001) at IDM sponsored by USRP, Mzumbe University and AUC International Conference on Development Research (2003), and Workshop on Research Proposal and Report Writing for Mzumbe University Faculty of Law Staff (2015). Binamungu has also researched on various issues, including research on ‘Legal Aspects of Cash flow in Secondary Co-operative Societies. A case of NJOLUMA, Tarecu and Nyanza, sponsored by NORAD through TAN 058 IDM (1994); research on ‘Low Voter Turnout in the National Elections 2010, REDET Project University of Dar Es Salaam (2011), and research on ‘Division of Matrimonial Property in Tanzania: The Quest for Fairness’, PhD Thesis OUT (2013). He has also carried out consultancies such as drafting LL.B. Degree Curriculum and syllabus (Commercial Law Subjects) for Makumira University College (MUCCO) – Arusha, in collaboration with the late Prof. Mukoyogo (2004), and reviewing a Textbook entitled: LAW RELATING TO BANKING SERVICES, for the Tanzania Institute of Bankers (2007). Publications Journal – Articles/Papers Presented Binamungu, C.S. (1994) “Banker – Customer relationship: Limits to and abuse

He has also carried out consultancies such as drafting LL.B. Degree Curriculum and syllabus (Commercial Law Subjects) for Makumira University College (MUCCO) – Arusha, in collaboration with the late Prof. Mukoyogo (2004), and reviewing a Textbook entitled: LAW RELATING TO BANKING SERVICES, for the Tanzania Institute of Bankers (2007). Publications Journal – Articles/Papers Presented Binamungu, C.S. (1994) “Banker – Customer relationship: Limits to and abuse

Publications Journal – Articles/Papers Presented

Binamungu, C.S. (1994) “Banker – Customer relationship: Limits to and abuse of the duty of secrecy”, in Journal of Management Development, Vol.6 Issue No. 3 Dec. 1994, pp. 226-236.

Binamungu, C.S. (1996) “Land as Collateral for Loans in Tanzania: Some Complications”, in Journal of Management Development, Vol. 8 Issue No. 1 April 1996, pp. 71-84.

Binamungu, C.S. (1999) “The Governance of Public Companies in Tanzania; A Critical Analysis” Journal of Management Development, Vol. 11 Issue 1, pp. 36 – 57.

Binamungu, C.S. (2001) “Corporate Governance in Tanzania: A Need for Reform”, A Paper Presented at the Annual Conference for the National Construction Council – Dar es Salaam, in Construction Industry Forum Papers 2001, 18th – 20th April 2001, pp. 327 – 334.

Binamungu, C.S. (2001) “Formalities for Disposition of Land in Tanzania: The Way Towards perfection”, Journal of Management Development, Vol. 13 Issue 1 pp. 17-27. Binamungu, C.S. (2001) “The Partially Addressed Question: Is Wrongful Termination a Tort?”, Journal of Management Development, Vol. 13 Issue 2 pp.88-93.

Binamungu, C.S. & I., Agola (2001) “The Role of Law in Promoting good Health in Tanzania: A Theoretical Framework”, Journal of Management Development, Vol. 14 Issue No. 37-48.

Binamungu, C.S. (2002) “Corporate Good Governance & Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Tanzania: The relationship Part I”, Economics and Development Papers – Mzumbe University – 2002.

Binamungu, C.S. (2003) “Spouses Transactions & Division of Matrimonial Property: A Need for Inquiry”, Journal of Management Development, Vol. 15 Issue No. 1. Binamungu, C.S. et al (2003) “The Companies Act No. 12 of 2002 and the Peoples’ Expectations: The Mismatch and Missed Opportunities: Legal Aspects part I, The Accountant, Vol. 15 No. 1 Jan-March, pp. 1 – 14.

Binamungu, C.S. et al (2003) “The Companies Act No. 12 of 2002 and the Peoples” Expectations: The Mismatch and Missed Opportunities: Legal Aspects Part II, The Accountant, Vol. 15 No. 2 July – September, pp. 5-11.

Binamungu, C. S. et al (2003) “The Companies Act and Employees Rights’, The Accountant Vol. 16 No. 1, October-December, pp. 6-12. Binamungu, C.S. & J. Laurent (2007) ‘The Ultra - Vires Doctrine And Corporate Capacity Under The Companies Act: En Route To Controversies?’ The Accountant, April – June 2007.

Binamungu, C.S and Benjamini, J. ‘Disqualification of unfit Directors in Contemporary Tanzania’, (2010)( 2) (2) The Tanzania Lawyer pp. 24-42.

Binamungu, C.S. ‘What can Tanzanian Courts learn from England and Wales Experience in Interpreting Section 114 of the Law of Marriage Act,1971’, (2011) (1) (1), The Tanzania Lawyer, pp. 1-30.

Binamungu, C.S. ‘Book Review: Introduction to Family Law in Tanzania by Mashamba’, (2012) (1) The Tanzania Lawyer, pp.195-208.

Binamungu, C.S. ‘Book Review: ‘Administration of Justice in Mainland Tanzania by Frank Mirindo’, (2015) (1) The Tanzania Lawyer, pp. 106-111.

BOOKS:

Binamungu, C.S. (2000) Business Law: A Manual for Students, NBAA, Dar es Salaam.

Binamungu, C.S. (2002) Law of Torts in Tanzania, RIP, Mzumbe University.

Binamungu, C.S.; E. Mndolwa, & M. Kashonda (2003) Liquidation Law and Practice in Tanzania Mainland, Mzumbe Book Project, Mzumbe.

Binamungu, C.S. & M.C. Mukoyogo (2005) Studying Law Skills: A Guide for Beginners in Law, Mzumbe Book Project, Mzumbe.

Binamungu, C.S. & G. S. Ngwilimi (2006) Regulation of Banking Business in Tanzania, Mzumbe Book Project, Mzumbe

 

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