List of Prime Ministers of Tanzania

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Prime Minister of the
United Republic of Tanzania
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Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of Tanzania.jpg
Incumbent
Mizengo Pinda

since 9 February 2008
Appointer Jakaya Kikwete,
as President of Tanzania
Inaugural holder Rashidi Kawawa
Formation 17 February 1972
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Tanzania
Foreign relations

This is a list of Prime Ministers of the United Republic of Tanzania. The United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar was formed 26 April 1964 from the union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. On 1 November 1964, the country's name was changed to Tanzania.

Prime Ministers of Tanzania (1964–Present)[edit]

Parties

      Tanganyika African National Union
      Chama Cha Mapinduzi (Party of the Revolution)

# Picture Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Political Party
United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
Post abolished (26 April 1964 – 29 October 1964)
United Republic of Tanzania
Post abolished (29 October 1964 – 17 February 1972)
1 No image.png Rashidi Kawawa
(1926–2009)
17 February 1972 5 February 1977 Tanganyika African National Union
(1) 5 February 1977 13 February 1977 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
2 No image.png Edward Sokoine
(1938–1984)
(1st Term)
13 February 1977 7 November 1980 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
3 No image.png Cleopa Msuya
(1931– )
(1st Term)
7 November 1980 24 February 1983 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
(2) No image.png Edward Sokoine
(1938–1984)
(2nd Term)
24 February 1983 12 April 1984[1] Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
4 Salim.JPG Salim Ahmed Salim
(1942– )
24 April 1984 5 November 1985 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
5 No image.png Joseph Warioba
(1940– )
5 November 1985 9 November 1990 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
6 No image.png John Malecela
(1934– )
9 November 1990 7 December 1994 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
(3) No image.png Cleopa Msuya
(1931– )
(2nd Term)
7 December 1994 28 November 1995 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
7 Frederick Sumaye boston december 2006.png Frederick Sumaye
(1950– )
28 November 1995 30 December 2005 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
8 No image.png Edward Lowassa
(1953– )
30 December 2005 7 February 2008 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
9 Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of Tanzania.jpg Mizengo Pinda
(1948– )
9 February 2008 Incumbent Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Died in office

See also[edit]

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