Ms. Cecilia Edward Ngaiza is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Private Law, University of Dar Es Salaam School of Law. She is also an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania, Notary Public and the Commissioner for Oaths, a member of Tanzania Women Lawyers’ Association (TAWLA) and the Tanganyika Law Society.

Before joining the School, Ms. Ngaiza worked with TAWLA as a Regional Coordinator (Arusha Regional Office). Her areas of interest include Family Law, Human Rights Law, Probate and Administration of Estates Law, Juvenile Justice and Regional Integration Law.

She may be reached at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


C. Ngaiza, “Observation of Human Rights by the Law Enforcement Organs in Tanzania: A Case Study of the Police Force,” (LL.B Dissertation), University of Dar es Salaam, 2014.

C. Ngaiza, “Analysis of the Implementation of the Article 121 of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community, 1999 in Tanzania: A Case Study of Women’s Access to Property Rights,” (LLM Dissertation), University of Dar es Salaam, 2018.

On-Going Research:

C. Ngaiza, “Ten Years of the Law of the Child in Tanzania: A Breakthrough?” 2019.

C. Ngaiza, “Effects of Legal Pluralism in Tanzania in Integrating Women in the East African Community Common Market,” 2019.