Man Who Discovered Tanzanites Dies
Mzee Jummane Ngoma died on January 30, 2019, at the Muhimbili National Hospital. The 80-year-old was awarded over U.S.$49, 000 in 2018 by President John Magufuli as recognition for discovering the gemstone.
Daily News, 31 January 2019
Mzee Jumanne Ngoma, the man credited for the discovery of Tanzanite Minerals, the precious gemstones found in Tanzania is dead. Mzee Ngoma died at the age 80 on Wednesday, while… Read more »
Mzee Jumanne Ngoma, the man credited for the discovery of Tanzanite Minerals with President John Magufuli.
Citizen, 31 January 2019
The person who discovered Tanzanite several years ago, Mr Jummane Ngoma, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) where he had been admitted… Read more »
Citizen, 6 April 2018
President John Magufuli has today April 6 issued Sh100 million to Jumanne Ngoma who discovered Tanzanite gemstones as a token of appreciation. Read more »