About the Author

Emil earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Dar es Salaam and a postgraduate diploma in Management and Administration in Rhede, Germany, as well as a degree from the Post Abortion Counseling and Healing program at Rhathvinden College, Ireland.

Emil joined the Bishops’ Conference in Tanzania and served as the National Coordinator for the Christian Professionals of Tanzania.  For eight years, he worked as the Executive Secretary for the National Council of the Catholic Laity. It was during this time that he became acquainted with the pro-life movement and was inspired to found Pro-Life Tanzania in 1994. After Pro-Life Tanzania became affiliated to HLI in 1996, Emil became HLI’s regional director of English-speaking Africa.

Emil has written 6 books and booklets in Kiswahili and one in English. He is a sought-after speaker, educator, and consultant for all life-related issues and has a regular program on Radio Maria and Radio Tumaini. In his several missionary visits to all of the countries of his region, Emil has helped to consolidate and start new pro-life organizations throughout anglophone Africa.

“Reproductive Health” Is Killing Iragua

By Emil Hagamu / February 17, 2021 /
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We need your help to rescue this village before it’s too late. In a rural part of Tanzania, the village of Iragua is dying. Edina Maumba noticed that something was wrong when she visited the town. Why were there two high schools, but only one small primary school? There were plenty of teenagers, but where…

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Abortion is Foreign to African Culture

By Emil Hagamu / October 1, 2012 /
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(LifeSiteNews.com) – So-called progressive organizations are attempting to paint a false picture of abortion in Africa. In a recent report written by Kapya John Kaoma for the “progressive” group Political Research Associates, the author personally attacks myself and the organization I represent, Human Life International (HLI), claiming we are using Christianity to “destroy innocent lives”…

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