Prof. Nicholas Nicholas Ngondo Nditi


Nicholas Nicholas Ngondo Nditi is an Associate Professor of Law at the Department of Economic Law. He is also the head of the same department. Professor Nditi’s career within the University spans for over four decades. He joined the School (then Faculty of Law) in 1976, and since then, he has continued to teach passionately to date. Majority of Tanzanian legal minds, even those within the School teaching staff are products of his vigorous academic career. Prof. Nditi holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL. B-1975), Master of Laws degree (LL. M 1978), and a Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph. D-1988) from the University of Dar es Salaam. Prof. Nditi has specialised in the Law of Contract, Banking Law, Law of Negotiable Instruments, and Commercial and Consumer Transactions Law.

Prof. Nditi is also an Advocate, Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths. Since 1996, Prof Nditi is a member of Tanganyika Law Society and East Africa Law Society; the Bar Associations for Tanzania mainland and East African countries respectively. Since 2016, he is also a board member of Tanzania Women’s Bank.


Prof. Nditi has published extensively in the areas of his specialisation. Below are some of his selected publications.


Journal Articles


Research/Consultancy Reports

Professor Nditi has been engaged in different research and consultancies. Below are some of them.


Professor Nditi has done extensive supervision of both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Some of his students are already having prominent positions in the country. Some of his recent Ph. D students are Rita Alice Mwaipopo, Zakayo Lukumay and Adam Mambi. Rita Alice Mwaipopo is now lecturing in the School. Zakayo Lukumay is the Deputy Principal of the Law School of Tanzania. Hon. Adam Mambi is a judge of the High Court of Tanzania. Their thesis titles are detailed below.