Cabinet of Tanzania

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The Cabinet of Tanzania is the most senior level of the executive branch of Tanzania and consists of the President, Vice President, President of Zanzibar, Prime Minister and all the Ministers.[1] Deputy Ministers are not part of the cabinet.

Current Cabinet[edit]

Party key Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Cabinet of Tanzania: 5 November 2015 – Present[2] [3]
Portrait Portfolio Incumbent
John Magufuli 2015.png President
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces
John Magufuli
Samia Suluhu Hassan.jpg Vice President Samia Suluhu
Ali Mohamed Shein, September 2014 (cropped).jpg President of Zanzibar
(Semi-autonomous region)
Ali Mohamed Shein
Kassim Majaliwa.jpg Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa MP
No image.svg Ministers of State in the President’s Office
Regional Administration, Local Government, Civil Service and Good Governance
George Simbachawene MP
Angellah Kairuki.jpg Angellah Kairuki MP
January Makamba 2012.jpg Minister of State in the Vice President’s Office
Union Affairs and Environment
January Makamba MP
No image.svg Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office
Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled
Jenista Mhagama MP
No image.svg Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Charles Tizeba MP
Harrison Mwakyembe.jpg Minister of Constitutional Affairs and Justice Harrison Mwakyembe MP
Hussein Mwinyi.jpg Minister of Defence and National Service Hussein Mwinyi MP
No image.svg Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training Joyce Ndalichako MP
Prof muhongo pic.jpg Minister of Energy and Minerals Sospeter Muhongo MP
No image.svg Minister of Finance and Planning Philip Mpango MP
Augustine Mahiga (cropped).jpg Minister of Foreign Affairs, E.A.C., Regional and International Cooperation Augustine Mahiga MP
No image.svg Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Seniors and Children Ummy Mwalimu MP
Mwigulu Nchemba.jpg Minister of Home Affairs Mwigulu Nchemba MP
Charles Mwijage.jpg Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Charles Mwijage MP
Nape Nnauye.jpg Minister of Information, Culture, Artists and Sports Nape Nnauye MP
William Lukuvi cropped.png Minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements William Lukuvi MP
Jumanne Maghembe.png Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Jumanne Maghembe MP
No image.svg Minister of Water and Irrigation Gerson Lwenge MP
Makame Mbarawa IAEA.png Minister of Works, Transport and Communication Makame Mbarawa MP
Also attending Cabinet meetings (excluding voting rights)
No image.svg Attorney General George Masaju

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Cabinet of Tanzania". May 2012. Retrieved May 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "Baraza la Mawaziri" (Press release). Ikulu. 10 December 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Rais memalizia kujaza nafasi za uteuzi wa Mawaziri" (Press release). Ikulu. 23 December 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-24.