Samuel Sitta

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Samuel Sitta
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4th Minister of East African Cooperation
Assumed office
28 November 2010
President Jakaya Kikwete
Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania
In office
26 December 2005 – 16 July 2010
Preceded by Pius Msekwa
Succeeded by Anne Makinda
Member of Parliament
for Urambo East
Assumed office
December 2005
Preceded by Amani Karavina
Majority 19,947 (70.47%)
Personal details
Born (1942-12-18) 18 December 1942 (age 71)
Nationality Tanzanian
Political party CCM
Alma mater UDSM (LL.B)
IMEDE (AdvDip)
Positions MD, Tanzania Investment Centre (1996-2005)

Samuel John Sitta (born 18 December 1942) is a Tanzanian CCM politician and Member of Parliament for Urambo East. He is the current Minister of East African Cooperation.[1]


He has also served as the Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania from 2005 to 2010.[2] He was elected to succeed Pius Msekwa as speaker on 26 December 2005.[3] He is a member of the majority Chama Cha Mapinduzi party, represents Urambo Mashariki, he has previously been member of parliament since 1975 to 1995. He also was previously the director-general of the Tanzania Investment Centre.[3] Currently he serves in the Cabinet as Minister of East African Cooperation.


  1. ^ "Member of Parliament CV". Parliament of Tanzania. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Munyaga, Mboneko (30 September 2009), "Former Prime Minister Salim Showers Praise On Sitta", (AllAfrica Global Media), retrieved 3 May 2010 
  3. ^ a b "Investment chief elected new Tanzanian parliament speaker", People's Daily, 29 December 2005, retrieved 3 May 2010