Yusuf Manji Biography
Yusuf Manji was born on 18th December in Tanzania. He is the CEO of Quality Group Limited (QGL). He is also the Chairman of the Tanzanian Industrial Fishing and Processors Association.
He is the Chairman and a Trustee of Young Africans Sports Club.He is also the Chairman of the Tanzanian Industrial Fishing and Processors Association.
Yusuf Manji Career
In 1995 he took over his father’s Dar es Salaam-based motor works company and turned it into a diversified successful multinational company with operation in the Unites States, United Arab Emirates,India and Kenya.
The company is now the biggest conglomerate in the country with 17 companies in the automotive, engineering products,
international trade, logistic solutions and warehousing, real estate development, food processing, consulting, transport, aluminium and fisheries sector.
Yusuf Manji Net Worth
According to forbes magazine Yusuf Manji has an estimated net worth of $ 50 Million.
Yusuf Manji – Economic Sabotage Case
Yusuf Manji was charged of being in possession of military uniform fabrics worth over 200m together with three others.
It had been alleged that on June 30, this year, at Chang’ombe A area in Temeke District, jointly and
together, all the accused per sons were found in possession of 35 bundles of fabric used for uniforms
of the Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF), valued at 192.5m/-.
Yusuf Manji and his co-accused were also charged with a similar count of being found with eight bundles of the same materials valued at 44m/-.
It was alleged by the prosecution that on June 30, this year, at the same area in Temeke District, the
accused persons were found in unlawful possession of government stamps, which are three rubber stamps of the TPDF, bearing different addresses without lawful authority.
The stamps, according to the prosecution, contained different addresses, including, “MKUU WA KIKOSI 121 KIKOSI CHA JESHI JWTZ, KAMANDA KIKOSI 834 KJ MAKUTUPORA DODOMA, COMMANDING OFFICER 835 KJ, MGAMBO P.O. BOX 224 KOROGWE.”
It was further alleged that the act by the accused persons of being found with the rubber stamps of TPDF addresses, was prejudicial to the safety or interests of the United Republic of Tanzania.
The prosecution also alleged that on July 1, 2017, at Chang’ombe A area within Temeke District, jointly and together, all the accused persons were found in possession of two motor vehicle registration plate number SU 383 and SM 8573, which were unlawfully acquired.
The charges were dropped in September 2017 by the Director of Public Prosecution. Senior State Attorney Mutalemwa Kishenyi,told Principal Resident Magistrate Huruma Shaidi at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam, that the DPP had decided to enter a “nolle prosequi” certificate in favour of the accused persons.
Yusuf Manji Controversies
Tigo Fraud Case
He was accused of participating in fraud and corruption in transactions that sealed the sale of 34,479 shares worth over 13 billion shillings in Mic Tanzania Limited, which trades as Tigo.
Lawyers representing a British registered company associated with businessman Yusuf Manji have claimed that the billionaire businessman owns 99 per cent of telecoms company.
According to the Daily News, Yusuf Manji was accused of consuming Heroine, diacetyl-morphine and charged under section 17 (1) (a) of the Drugs Control and Enforcement Act No. 5 of 2005,
which upon conviction, provides for a fine of not less than one million shillings, a five-year jail term or both sentences. Granting the bail, the magistrate sat two conditions requiring the accused to sign a hefty bond and secure one reliable surety who also signed the bond.
As the owner of Quality Group of Companies, Yusuf Manji is facing charges of illegal hiring of 25 foreigners without working permits. The Immigration Department conducted an intensive
search at the Quality Centre building along Nyerere Road and uncovered the 126 foreign employees, 25 of whom allegedly lacked valid permits to work in the country.
Yusuf Manji Honor
- Africa’s Iconic Leader.
Yusuf Manji Photo
Manji gets gag order over Sh25 billion in NBC debt
THURSDAY MARCH 21 2019
The High Court in Dar es Salaam has issued orders prohibiting businesses linked to businessman Yusuph Manji from selling or transferring multi-billion shillings properties in Mwanza and Dar es Salaam over failure to repay Sh25 billion borrowed from National Bank of Commerce (NBC).
A VISIONARY MAN – YUSUF MANJI
Quality group, a skyrocketing group whose chairman Yusuf Manji with his clear vision, hard work and dedication expanded his business to the net worth of 50 million dollars.
The quality group being a conglomerate deal in all the major sectors like financial services, healthcare, food processing retail, and property development
Born to a life of privilege but he always had a practical vision and a hard-working attitude to grow up to heights. Also, his love for his values and optimism crafted his success in spite of the hurdles and hardships.
Manji with his belief to achieve and also to build a strong and successful community his contributions towards Tanzania in becoming a successful and empowered nation. Also, being a philanthropist has helped in various organizations, students for their welfare at the time of the predicament.
He being youthful always influenced youth to grow and achieve, with the vision to never stops and grow ahead. Also, he inspires youth and gave them a platform to grow and giving him the additional opportunity to extend his inspirational programs.
Yusuf’s dogma’s towards rising up his business were clear from his young days. His historic success was not that easy. Each failure or struggle he encountered in his journey of becoming multi-millionaire added up to his success. With the theory of never getting defeated he never looked back and made countless efforts
in shaping the business which he overtook from his father when he was merely 20 years old. Since then, he stood up to his dreams and the success path he paved.
Ranging in widespread business and also giving chance to many small and big business to grow, he is always compassionate towards the people around him and also he had a strategic plan for the development of each individual working with him.
At times, Yusuf personally indulged himself in many CSR activities bringing change in the society and developing the community as a whole. QGL is marked as a distinct organization with 3,500 people on payroll and many more contracted workers. The group supports more than 10,000 families around the globe for their welfare.
‘I don’t think of myself as a role model for others, but I like to live my life by my own integrity.’ These words urged him to grow more and touch the sky with glory.
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