The city is poised to experience significant economic growth in the near future as the Mtwara Corridor opens up in a few years. Shona ancestry, hanged in 1906 during the time of German repression of the Maji Maji rebellion. Songea had tanzania road map pdf spared the death sentence because he had surrendered.
However he demanded to be hanged along with the other Ngoni leaders. A railway had been planned from the coast to Songea and actually appeared in 1950s high school geography text books. During the liberation war with Mozambique the Songea area was a restricted zone and occasionally suffered aerial attacks by Portuguese forces. Songea became a municipality in 2006. Songea is the home of many education institutions including St. It is managed by the Songea Municipal Council. This page was last edited on 31 December 2017, at 13:14.