Tanzania Cabinet

Tanzania Cabinet by President Samia SuluhuThe 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 a first reshuffle by President Samia Suluhu Hassan in April 2021, and a second reshuffle in September 2021.

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.

She appointed Philip Mpango-the former Minister of Finance-as Vice President, and Mwigulu Nchemba to replace Mpango. Nchemba was the Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs.

President Suluhu also appointed Liberata Mulamula as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs, replacing Palamagamba Kabudi who is now the Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs.

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

She appointed Hon. Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax as Ministry for Defence and National Service, replacing the late Elias John Kwandikwa.

She appointed Dr. Ashatu Kachwamba Kijaji as Minister of Information and  Communications Technology, replacing Dr. Faustine Engelbert Ndugulile whose appointment was revoked. In addition, President Suluhu transferred the Information Department from the Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts, and Sports, to this Ministry.

She appointed Hon. January Yusuf Makamba as Minister of Energy, replacing Dr. Merdard Matogolo Kalemani whose appointment was revoked.

Finally, she appointed Hon. Prof. Makame Mnyaa Mbarawa to be Minister of Works and Transport, replacing Engineer Dr. Leonard Madaraka Chamuriho whose appointment was revoked.

The Cabinet of Tanzania - September 2021 Update

PresidentSamia Suluhu Hassan
Vice PresidentPhilip Isdor Mpango
Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa Majaliwa
President of ZanzibarHussein Ali Mwinyi
Ministry for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Adolf Faustine Mkenda
Ministry for Culture, Artists, and Sports Innocent Lugha Bashungwa
Ministry for Constitutional and Legal AffairsPalamagamba John Aidan Mwaluko Kabudi
Ministry for Defence and National ServiceStergomena Lawrence Tax
Ministry for Education, Science and TechnologyJoyce Lazaro Ndalichako
Ministry for Energy January Yusuf Makamba
Ministry for Finance and PlanningMwigulu Lameck Nchemba
Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African CooperationLiberata Mulamula
Ministry for Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly, and Children Dorothy Onesphoro Gwajima
Ministry for Industry and TradeKitila Alexander Mkumbo
Ministry for Information and Communications TechnologyAshatu Kachwamba Kijaji
Ministry for Lands, Housing, and Human Settlements Development William Vangimembe Lukuvi
Ministry for Livestock and FisheriesMashimba Mashauri Ndaki
Ministry for MineralsDoto Mashaka Biteko
Ministry for Natural Resources and Tourism Damas Daniel Ndumbaro
Ministry for Water
Jumaa Hamidu Aweso
Ministry for Works and Transport Makame Mnyaa Mbarawa
Ministry of State for Home Affairs George Boniface Taguluvala Simbachawene
Ministry of State in the President's Office for Economy and InvestmentGeoffrey Idelphonce Mwambe
Ministry of State in the President's Office for Civil Service and Good GovernanceGeorge Huruma Mkuchika
Ministry of State in the President's Office for Regional Administration and Local Government
Selemani Said Jafo
Ministry of State in the Vice President's Office for Union Affairs and Environment Ummy Ally Mwalimu
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office
Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled
Jenister Joakim Mhagama

Last Updated: 14th September 2021

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