Tafisa Africa

Tafisa Africa

TAFISA Africa was formed as TAFISA’s official African regional body during the TAFISA-UNESCO VIPS Training Course in April, 2012, in Tanzania. TAFISA Africa’s work is based on adopted guidelines, and its primary objectives are:

  • Developing and promoting Sport for All in Africa with the aim to use sport as tool for development and peace.
  • Promoting the official TAFISA activities and programs in Africa.
  • Strengthening the cooperation among its Members to contribute to its activities in the field of Sport for All by:
    - collecting and sharing knowledge of its structures and activities
    - formulating common goals for its expectations
    - initiating international exchange of knowledge, experience and good practices through workshops, training, conferences etc.
  • Initiating and maintaining the international cooperation with organizations having interest in the field of Sport for All, especially with Africa-wide organizations.
  • Cooperating with African regional, continental and international institutions in the furtherance of TAFISA goals and objectives.
  • Implementing and promoting African initiatives supporting the development of Sport for All among communities, for example the TAFISA/UNESCO VIPS Program.
  • Encouraging sport organizations at all levels for active involvement in actions aimed at the development of Sport for All in Africa and calling for cooperation with TAFISA.
  • Supporting cross-sectoral cooperation in order to search for synergies between various partners and to utilize the resources of different networks.

MEMBERS & STEERING COMMITTEE

TAFISA Africa members are all members of TAFISA based in Africa, affording members to benefit from the services of both TAFISA and TAFISA Africa.
TAFISA Africa is chaired by a steering committee elected during the TAFISA/UNESCO VIPS Training Course held 17-21 April 2012 in Arusha, Tanzania.

TAFISA AFRICA STEERING COMMITTEE

Chairman:
Henry Lihaya, National Sports Council, Tanzania

Deputy Chairman:
Augustine Odijie, National Olympic Committee, Sport for All Commission, Nigeria

Members:
Ivan Mugowa – National Council of Sports, Uganda
Bobby Gaseitsiwe – National Sports Council, Botswana
Laurent Nzeyimana – Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture, Burundi
George Owusu Ansah – National Sport for All Association, Ghana
Gordon Oluoch – National Sports Council, Kenya

Samkelo Mahlobo

Samkelo Mahlobo
MEMBER

South Africa,
African Wanderers Football Club

Jacobus Nel

Jacobus Nel
MEMBER

South Africa,
International Jukskei Federation

Wycliffe Ngoya

Wycliffe Ngoya
MEMBER

Kenya,
Sacrena Community Sports and Education Academy

Mr. Leonard THADEO

Leonard Thadeo
EX OFFICIO

Tanzania,
TAFISA Vice President Africa, Ministry of Sports

Mr. Wolfgang BAUMANN

Wolfgang Baumann
EX OFFICIO

Germany,
TAFISA Secretary General

TAFISA AFRICA CONTACT DETAILS & OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

TAFISA Africa
Tancort House
Sokoine Drive
Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania

Tel: +255 22 213 0719
Fax: +255 22 213 019
E-mail:

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