John Malecela

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John Malecela
6th Prime Minister of Tanzania
In office
9 November 1990 – 5 December 1994
Preceded by Joseph Warioba
Succeeded by Cleopa Msuya
5th Vice President of Tanzania
In office
9 November 1990 – 5 December 1994
Preceded by Joseph Warioba
Succeeded by Cleopa Msuya
5th Minister of External Affairs
In office
1972–1974
Preceded by Israel Elinewinga
Succeeded by Ibrahim Kaduma
Personal details
Born (1934-04-19) 19 April 1934 (age 80)
Dodoma, Tanganyika
Nationality Tanzanian
Political party CCM

John Samuel Malecela (born 19 April 1934) in Bugiri Dodoma, was Prime Minister of Tanzania from 1990-11-09–1994-12-07. He served as the vice-chairman of the CCM from 1995 to 2007, and a member of the CCM Central Committee to date.

Prime Minister Malecela headed the Tanzanian delegation which participated in the first Tokyo International Conference on African Development in October 1993.[1]

Education[edit]

John Malecela is one of the most experienced Tanzanian politicians. However his efforts to seek his party's nomination for presidential candidacy did not yield any favorable results on his part both in 1995 and 2005.

Positions held[edit]

  • Tanzanian Permanent Representative to the United Nations - 1964-1968[2]
  • Tanzanian Ambassador to Ethiopia and the OAU - 1967
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs - 1972-1973
  • Communication and Transport - 1973-1974
  • Mineral Resources and Agriculture 1975-1975
  • Minister in the East African Community - 1975-1976
  • Regional Commissioner of Iringa - 1980-1984
  • Member of the Group of Eminent Persons of the Commonwealth on South African situation - 1985
  • Tanzanian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom - 1989-90
  • Prime Minister and First Vice President 1990-1994
  • Vice Chairman of the ruling Party, Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) - 1995 to 2007
  • Member of Parliament for Mtera - 1990 - 2010
Political offices
Preceded by
Joseph Sinde Warioba
Prime Minister of Tanzania
1990-1994
Succeeded by
Cleopa David Msuya
Preceded by
Joseph Sinde Warioba
Vice President of Tanzania
1990-1994
Succeeded by
Cleopa David Msuya


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Japan, Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MOFA): 28 African nations
  2. ^ "Permanent Representatives". Permanent Mission of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 

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