Dr. Alfred Wimana Sebahene holds a PhD in Systematic Theology from University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, majoring in Public Theology, Theological Ethics and Anti-Corruption Studies, and holds MA and BA Honours degrees from Middlesex University, Oak Hill College, London, United Kingdom.
For the last thirteen years, Alfred has been a lecturer, researcher, social ethics specialist and anti-corruption consultant at St John’s University of Tanzania (SJUT), a private university owned by the Anglican Church of Tanzania (ACT), providing the opportunity of higher education for all regardless of political, religious, denominational, nationality or ethnic background. At St John’s University, Dr. Sebahene is a founder Dean of the School of Theology and Religion, and of recent, a founder and leader in the Department of Corruption Studies located at the University’s Chief Mazengo main Campus in Dodoma, the new capital of Tanzania.
Prior to joining St John’s University, Alfred served as a senior Anglican clergy and Canon in the Anglican Diocese of Kagera in Northwestern Tanzania. Alfred’s community engagement expertise is evident in his extensive work of assisting government, NGOs, churches and other organizations in understanding, formulating, and responding to anti-corruption and public ethics policy. Dr. Sebahene is the author of the book Corruption Mocking at Justice and a columnist writing on ethics and human flourishing for the Daily News, a leading Tanzanian government newspaper.
Alfred is married to Ruth Niyonzima Rubagora with two teenagers, Joanna Niyonkuru Sebahene and Samuel Niyitegeka Sebahene.