Anne Makinda

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Anne Makinda
Tanzania parliament information.jpg
Makinda (right)
6th Speaker of the National
Assembly of Tanzania
Assumed office
12 November 2010
Deputy Job Ndugai
Preceded by Samuel Sitta
Member of Parliament
for Njombe South
Assumed office
October 1995
Majority Unopposed
Member of Parliament
In office
Constituency None (Nominated MP)
Personal details
Born (1949-07-26) 26 July 1949 (age 65)
Njombe, Iringa, Tanganyika
Nationality Tanzanian
Political party CCM
Alma mater Mzumbe University (AdvDip)
Military service
Allegiance  United Rep. of Tanzania
Service/branch National Service
Military camp Mafinga and Oljoro
Duration 1 year

Anne Semamba Makinda (born 26 July 1949) is a Tanzanian politician and the first female Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania, in office since 2010.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Her father was a regional commissioner who served under the Nyerere administration.[2] She was educated at Uwemba Primary School in Njombe, Masasi Girls' Secondary School in Mtwara and Kilakala Girls' High School in Morogoro.

She then pursued an accountancy course at the Institute of Development and Management (present day Mzumbe University) graduating with an advanced diploma.[1]

Political career[edit]

She was nominated to the parliament in 1975.


  1. ^ a b "Member of Parliament CV". Tanzanian Parliament. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Machira, Polycarp (13 November 2010). "Anne Makinda: A born female politician". Mwananchi Communications. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 

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