- May 08
Mohammed was born on May 8th, 1975 in Singida, a rural town in central Tanzania
- 1988May 10
Mohammed returned to Tanzania in 1998 to join his family’s trade and transport company, MeTL Group
- 1994Jan 09
High School Graduation
Graduated with a Diploma from Saddlebrook High School, New Jersey.
- 2000Oct 10
First Attempt at Politics
He won the preliminary votes for Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), the ruling party, with overwhelming majority but because of his age, being 25 years old at the time, he was deemed too young to hold the seat in parliament.
- 2001Jul 10
In 2001 Mo decided to marry his childhood sweetheart Saira. They now have three children together.
- 2005Apr 10
MP of Singida Urban
Sworn into the Government of Tanzania as a Member of Parliament for Singida Urban Constituency (2005-2015).
- 2012Oct 19
World Economic Forum
Mohammed was named a Young Global Leader (YGL) in connection with the World Economic Forum
- 2014Jul 20
July 2014 – Mo Dewji Foundation
Established the Mo Dewji Foundation with the goal creating lasting solutions in order to enhance the quality of life and well-being for underprivileged Tanzania citizens.
- 2015Mar 03
Named Africa’s youngest billionaire by ForbesJun 13
Recipient of the Forbes Africa Person of the Year Award in South Africa.Aug 18
Joined the Giving Pledge, promising to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropic causesOct 10
October 2015 – Retired from Politics
in October 2015, Mohammed retired from Politics as the MP for Singida Urban
- 2016Dec 02
November 2016 – Choiseul
Tops the 2016 Choiseul 100 Africa ranking recognized for their contribution to the emergance of Africa as a major player in the global economy