On 19th March 2020, former Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan took office as the 6th President of the country…
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 Faustine Engelbert Ndugulile whose appointment was revoked.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 Merdard Matogolo Kalemani whose appointment was revoked.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 Leonard Madaraka Chamuriho whose appointment was revoked.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
|President||Samia Suluhu Hassan|
|Vice President||Philip Isdor Mpango|
|Prime Minister||Kassim Majaliwa Majaliwa
|President of Zanzibar||Hussein 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 Affairs||Palamagamba John Aidan Mwaluko Kabudi|
|Ministry for Defence and National Service||Stergomena Lawrence Tax|
|Ministry for Education, Science and Technology||Joyce Lazaro Ndalichako|
|Ministry for Energy||January Yusuf Makamba|
|Ministry for Finance and Planning||Mwigulu Lameck Nchemba|
|Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation||Liberata Mulamula|
|Ministry for Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly, and Children||Dorothy Onesphoro Gwajima|
|Ministry for Industry and Trade||Kitila Alexander Mkumbo|
|Ministry for Information and Communications Technology||Ashatu Kachwamba Kijaji|
|Ministry for Lands, Housing, and Human Settlements Development||William Vangimembe Lukuvi|
|Ministry for Livestock and Fisheries||Mashimba Mashauri Ndaki|
|Ministry for Minerals||Doto 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 Investment||Geoffrey Idelphonce Mwambe|
|Ministry of State in the President's Office for Civil Service and Good Governance||George 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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