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Tanzania Cabinet Reshuffle January 2022

The Cabinet of Tanzania consists of the President, the Vice President, the President of Zanzibar, the Prime Minister, and all the Ministers.

The current cabinet is the result of the latest reshuffle by President Samia Suluhu Hassan in January 2022.

Tanzania 2022 Cabinet

The cabinet was first formed by President John Magufuli in December 2020 after winning the 2020 general election. However, after Magufuli’s sudden death in March 2021, Suluhu, who was Vice President, was appointed President and made a cabinet reshuffle soon after.

On 12th September 2021, President Hassan made a second reshuffle.

On 7th January January 2022, President Suluhu announced major changes to her cabinet. Among the change was the merger of the Ministry of Investment with the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Accordingly, the Cabinet of Tanzania, as of January 2022, is as follows:

Position Name
President Samia Suluhu Hassan
Vice President Philip Mpango
Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa
President of Zanzibar Hussein Ali Mwinyi
Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Hussein Bashe
Minister for Community Development, Gender, Women, and Special Groups Dorothy Gwajima
Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs George Simbachawene
Minister for Culture, Arts, and Sports Mohamed Mchengerwa
Minister for Defence and National Service Stergomena Tax
Minister for Education, Science and Technology Adolf Mkenda
Minister for Energy January Makamba
Minister for Finance and Planning Mwigulu Nchemba
Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Liberata Mulamula
Minister for Health Ummy Mwalimu
Minister for Home Affairs Hamad Masauni
Minister for Investment, Industry and Trade Ashatu Kijaji
Minister for Information and Communications Technology Nape Nnauye
Minister for Lands, Housing, and Human Settlements Development Angelina Mabula
Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Mashimba Ndaki
Minister for Minerals Doto Biteko
Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Damas Ndumbaro
Minister for Water Jumaa Aweso
Minister for Works and Transport Makame Mbarawa
Minister of State in the President’s Office for Government Affairs George Mkuchika
Minister of State in the President’s Office for Public Service Management and Good Governance Jenista Mhagama
Minister of State in the President’s Office for Regional Administration and Local Government Innocent Bashungwa
Minister of State in the Vice President’s Office for Union Affairs and Environment Selemani Jafo
Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office for Policy and Parliamentary Affairs Pindi Chana
Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office for Labour, Employment, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Joyce Ndalichako

Last Updated: 13th January 2021

Tanzania New Cabinet 2020

President Magufuli Form New Cabinet

President-elect Hon. Dr. John Pombe Magufuli has completed the formation of the Tanzanian Cabinet on 5th December 2020,…