Kikwete Cabinet

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Kikwete Cabinet
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4th cabinet of Tanzania
Jakaya Kikwete 2011 (cropped).jpg
Date formed 6 January 2006
Date dissolved 5 November 2015
People and organisations
Head of state Jakaya Kikwete
Head of government Jakaya Kikwete
No. of ministers 31
Member party CCM
Status in legislature Majority
Opposition party CUF (2005–2010)
CHADEMA (2010–)
Opposition leader Hamad Mohamed
Freeman Mbowe
History
Election(s) 2005 general election
Legislature term(s) 5 years
Predecessor Mkapa Cabinet
Successor Magufuli Cabinet

The Kikwete Cabinet was formed by President Jakaya Kikwete after taking the oath of office on 21 December 2005. Kikwete had won a landslide victory in the 2005 presidential election receiving 80.2 percent of the popular vote.[1] His inaugural cabinet had seven women ministers, the highest in the nation's history.[2]

First term[edit]

Inaugural Cabinet[edit]

Kikwete's first appointment was Johnson Mwanyika as Attorney General. Mwanyika was sworn in on 24 December 2005. Edward Lowassa was then nominated as Prime Minister and was approved overwhelmingly by the National Assembly. He was sworn in on 30 December 2005; the same day President Kikwete inaugurated the 9th Parliament.[3] The inaugural cabinet ministers took oath of office on 6 January 2006.

Party key Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Cabinet of Tanzania: 6 January 2006 – 16 October 2006[4]
Portfolio Officeholder Term
President
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces
H.E. Dr. Jakaya Kikwete 2005–
Vice President H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein 2005–2010
Prime Minister Rt. Hon Edward Lowassa MP 2005–2008
President of Zanzibar H.E. Dr. Amani Abeid Karume 2000–2010

Ministers of State in the President's Office

  • Public Service Management
  • Good Governance
  • Politics and Public Relations

Hon. Hawa Ghasia MP
Hon. Philip Marmo MP
Hon. Kingunge Ngombale–Mwiru MP

2006–2012
2006–2008
2006–2008

Ministers of State in the Vice President's Office

  • Union Affairs
  • Environment

Hon. Dr. Hussein Mwinyi MP
Hon. Prof. Mark Mwandosya MP

2006–2008
2006–2008

Ministers of State in the Prime Minister's Office

  • Regional Administration and Local Governments
  • Parliament Affairs

Hon. Mizengo Pinda MP
Hon. Juma Akukweti MP

2006–2008
2006–2007
Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Hon. Joseph Mungai MP 2006–2006
Minister of Community Development, Gender and Children Hon. Sofia Simba MP 2006–2008
Minister of Defence and National Service Hon. Prof. Juma Kapuya MP 2006–2008
Minister of East African Cooperation Hon. Andrew Chenge MP 2006–2006
Minister of Education and Vocational Training Hon. Margaret Sitta MP 2006–2008
Minister of Energy and Minerals Hon. Dr. Ibrahim Msabaha MP 2006–2006
Minister of Finance Hon. Zakia Meghji MP 2006–2008
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Hon. Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro MP 2006–2007
Minister of Health and Welfare Development Hon. Prof. David Mwakyusa MP 2006–2010
Minister of Home Affairs Hon. John Chiligati MP 2006–2006
Minister of Industry, Trade and Marketing Hon. Nazir Karamagi MP 2006–2006
Minister of Information, Culture and Sports Hon. Muhammed Seif Khatib MP 2006–2008
Minister of Infrastructure Development Hon. Basil Mramba MP 2006–2006
Minister of Justice and Constitution Affairs Hon. Dr. Mary Nagu MP 2006–2008
Minister of Labour, Employment and Youth Development Hon. Prof. Jumanne Maghembe MP 2006–2006
Minister of Lands and Human Settlements Development Hon. John Magufuli MP 2006–2008
Minister of Livestock Development Hon. Dr. Shukuru Kawambwa MP 2006–2006
Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Hon. Anthony Diallo MP 2006–2006
Minister of Planning, Economy and Empowerment Hon. Juma Ngasongwa MP 2006–2008
Minister of Public Safety and Security Hon. Bakari Mwapachu MP 2006–2008
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education Hon. Prof. Peter Msola MP 2006–2008
Minister of Water Hon. Stephen Wassira MP 2006–2006
Also attending Cabinet meetings (excluding voting rights)

Attorney General

Hon. Justice Johnson Mwanyika 2005–2009

First reshuffle[edit]

President Kikwete made his first cabinet reshuffle in October 2006 which resulted in ten ministers swapping their portfolios.[5] The energy crisis at the time may have necessitated the President's decision.[6]

Key Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Cabinet reshuffle
Cabinet of Tanzania: 16 October 2006 – 13 February 2008
Portfolio Officeholder Term
President
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces
H.E. Dr. Jakaya Kikwete 2005–
Vice President H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein 2005–2010
Prime Minister Rt. Hon Edward Lowassa MP 2005–2008
President of Zanzibar H.E. Dr. Amani Abeid Karume 2000–2010

Ministers of State in the President's Office

  • Public Service Management
  • Good Governance
  • Politics and Public Relations

Hon. Hawa Ghasia MP
Hon. Philip Marmo MP
Hon. Kingunge Ngombale–Mwiru MP

2006–2012
2006–2008
2006–2008

Ministers of State in the Vice President's Office

  • Union Affairs
  • Environment

Hon. Dr. Hussein Mwinyi MP
Hon. Prof. Mark Mwandosya MP

2006–2008
2006–2008

Ministers of State in the Prime Minister's Office

  • Regional Administration and Local Governments
  • Parliament Affairs

Hon. Mizengo Pinda MP
Hon. Juma Akukweti MP

2006–2008
2006–2007
Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Hon. Stephen Wassira MP 2006–2008
Minister of Community Development, Gender and Children Hon. Sofia Simba MP 2006–2008
Minister of Defence and National Service Hon. Prof. Juma Kapuya MP 2006–2008
Minister of East African Cooperation Hon. Dr. Ibrahim Msabaha MP 2006–2008
Minister of Education and Vocational Training Hon. Margaret Sitta MP 2006–2008
Minister of Energy and Minerals Hon. Nazir Karamagi MP 2006–2008
Minister of Finance Hon. Zakia Meghji MP 2006–2008
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Hon. Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro MP 2006–2007
Minister of Health and Welfare Development Hon. Prof. David Mwakyusa MP 2006–2010
Minister of Home Affairs Hon. Joseph Mungai MP 2006–2008
Minister of Industry, Trade and Marketing Hon. Basil Mramba MP 2006–2008
Minister of Information, Culture and Sports Hon. Muhammed Seif Khatib MP 2006–2008
Minister of Infrastructure Development Hon. Andrew Chenge MP 2006–2008
Minister of Justice and Constitution Affairs Hon. Dr. Mary Nagu MP 2006–2008
Minister of Labour, Employment and Youth Development Hon. John Chiligati MP 2006–2008
Minister of Lands and Human Settlements Development Hon. John Magufuli MP 2006–2008
Minister of Livestock Development Hon. Anthony Diallo MP 2006–2008
Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Hon. Prof. Jumanne Maghembe MP 2006–2008
Minister of Planning, Economy and Empowerment Hon. Juma Ngasongwa MP 2006–2008
Minister of Public Safety and Security Hon. Bakari Mwapachu MP 2006–2008
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education Hon. Prof. Peter Msola MP 2006–2008
Minister of Water Hon. Dr. Shukuru Kawambwa MP 2006–2008
Also attending Cabinet meetings (excluding voting rights)

Attorney General

Hon. Justice Johnson Mwanyika 2005–2009

Changes[edit]

Second reshuffle[edit]

Party key Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Cabinet of Tanzania: 13 February 2008 – 28 November 2010[7]
Portfolio Officeholder Term
President
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces
H.E. Dr. Jakaya Kikwete 2005–
Vice President H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein 2005–2010
Prime Minister Rt. Hon Mizengo Pinda MP 2008–
President of Zanzibar H.E. Dr. Amani Abeid Karume 2000–2010

Ministers of State in the President's Office

  • Good Governance
  • Public Service Management

Hon. Sophia Simba MP
Hon. Hawa Ghasia MP

2008–2010
2006–2012

Ministers of State in the Vice President's Office

  • Union Affairs
  • Environment

Hon. Muhammed Seif Khatib MP
Hon. Prof. Batilda Burian MP

2008–2010
2008–2010

Ministers of State in the Prime Minister's Office

  • Policy, Coordination and Parliamentary Affairs
  • Local Government and Regional Administration

Hon. Philip Marmo MP
Hon. Stephen Wassira MP

2008–2010
2008–2010
Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Hon. Peter Msolla MP 2008–2010
Minister of Community Development, Gender and Children Hon. Margaret Sitta MP 2008–2010
Minister of Defence and National Service Hon. Prof. Hussein Mwinyi MP 2008–2012
Minister of East African Cooperation Hon. Diodorus Kamala MP 2008–2010
Minister of Education Hon. Jumanne Maghembe MP 2008–2010
Minister of Energy and Minerals Hon. William Ngeleja MP 2008–2012
Minister of Planning and Finance Hon. Mustafa Mkullo MP 2008–2012
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Hon. Bernard Membe MP 2007–
Minister of Health and Social Welfare Hon. Prof. David Mwakyusa MP 2006–2010
Minister of Home Affairs Hon. Lawrence Masha MP 2008–2010
Minister of Industry, Trade and Marketing Hon. Mary Nagu MP 2008–2010
Minister of Information, Culture and Sports Hon. George Mkuchika MP 2008–2010
Minister of Infrastructure Development Hon. Andrew Chenge MP 2008–2008
Minister of Justice and Constitution Affairs Hon. Mathias Chikawe MP 2008–2010
Minister of Labour, Employment and Youth Development Hon. Prof. Juma Kapuya MP 2008–2010
Minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Hon. John Chiligati MP 2008–2010
Minister of Livestock and Fisheries Development Hon. John Magufuli MP 2008–2010
Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Hon. Shamsa Mwangunga MP 2008–2010
Minister of Planning, Economy and Empowerment Hon. Juma Ngasongwa MP 2006–2008
Minister of Public Safety and Security Hon. Bakari Mwapachu MP 2006–2008
Minister of Science, Communication and Technology Hon. Prof. Shukuru Kawambwa MP 2008–2008
Minister of Water and Irrigation Development Hon. Mark Mwandosya MP 2008–2010
Also attending Cabinet meetings (excluding voting rights)

Attorney General

Hon. Justice Johnson Mwanyika 2005–2009

Changes[edit]

Attorney General Johnson Mwanyika was succeeded by Frederick Werema in 2009.

Second term[edit]

November 2010 – May 2012[edit]

Party key Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Cabinet of Tanzania: 28 November 2010 – 7 May 2012[8]
Portfolio Officeholder Term
President
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces
H.E. Dr. Jakaya Kikwete 2005–
Vice President H.E. Dr. Mohamed Gharib Bilal 2010–
Prime Minister Rt. Hon Mizengo Pinda MP 2008–
President of Zanzibar H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein 2010–

Ministers of State in the President's Office

  • Good Governance
  • Social Relations and Co-ordination
  • Public Service and Management

Hon. Mathias Chikawe MP
Hon. Stephen Wasira MP
Hon. Hawa Ghasia MP

2010–2012
2010–
2006–2012

Ministers of State in the Vice President's Office

  • Union Affairs
  • Environment

Hon. Samia Suluhu MP
Hon. Terezya Huvisa MP

2010–
2010–

Ministers of State in the Prime Minister's Office

  • Policy, Co-ordination and Parliamentary Affairs
  • Investment and Empowerment
  • Regional Administration and Local Government

Hon. William Lukuvi MP
Hon. Mary Nagu MP
Hon. George Mkuchika MP

2010–
2010–
2010–2012
Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Hon. Jumanne Magufuli MP 2010–2012
Minister of Community Development, Gender and Children Hon. Sofia Simba MP 2010–
Minister of Communication, Science and Technology Hon. Makame Mbarawa MP 2010–
Minister of Defence and National Service Hon. Dr. Hussein Mwinyi MP 2010–2012
Minister of East African Cooperation Hon. Samuel Sitta MP 2010–
Minister of Education and Vocational Training Hon. Shukuru Kawambwa MP 2010–
Minister of Energy and Minerals Hon. William Ngeleja MP 2008–2012
Minister of Finance Hon. Mustafa Mkulo MP 2008–2012
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Hon. Bernard Membe MP 2007–
Minister of Health and Welfare Development Hon. Dr. Hadji Mponda MP 2010–2012
Minister of Home Affairs Hon. Shamsi Vuai Nahodha MP 2010–2012
Minister of Industry and Marketing Hon. Cyril Chami MP 2010–2012
Minister of Information, Culture and Sports Hon. Emmanuel Nchimbi MP 2010–2012
Minister of Infrastructure Development Hon. Basil Mramba MP 2006–2006
Minister of Justice and Constitution Affairs Hon. Celina Kombani MP 2010–2012
Minister of Labour, Employment and Youth Development Hon. Gaudensia Kabaka MP 2010–
Minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Hon. Anna Tibaijuka MP 2010–
Minister of Livestock and Fisheries Development Hon. Dr. David Mathayo David MP 2010–
Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Hon. Ezekiel Maige MP 2010–2012
Minister of Planning, Economy and Empowerment Hon. Juma Ngasongwa MP 2006–2008
Minister of Public Safety and Security Hon. Bakari Mwapachu MP 2006–2008
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education Hon. Prof. Peter Msola MP 2006–2008
Minister of Transport Hon. Omari Nundu MP 2010–2012
Minister of Water Hon. Mark Mwandosya MP 2010–2012
Minister of Works Hon. John Magufuli MP 2010–
Also attending Cabinet meetings (excluding voting rights)

Attorney General

Hon. Justice Johnson Mwanyika 2005–2009

May 2012 – January 2014[edit]

Party key Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Cabinet of Tanzania: 7 May 2012 – 20 January 2014[9]
Portfolio Incumbent Term
President
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces
Jakaya Kikwete 2005–
Vice President Mohamed Gharib Bilal 2010–
President of Zanzibar Ali Mohamed Shein 2010–
Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda MP 2008–

Ministers of State in the President's Office

  • Social Relations and Co-ordination
  • Good Governance
  • Public Service Management

Stephen Wassira MP
George Mkuchika MP
Celina Kombani MP

2010–
2012–
2012–

Ministers of State in the Vice President's Office

  • Union Affairs
  • Environment

Samia Suluhu MP
Terezya Huvisa MP

2010–
2010–2014

Ministers of State in the Prime Minister's Office

  • Regional Administration and Local Government
  • Policy, Co-ordination and Parliamentary Affairs
  • Investment and Empowerment

Hawa Ghasia MP
William Lukuvi MP
Mary Nagu MP

2012–
2010–
2010–

Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives

Christopher Chiza MP 2012–

Minister of Community Development, Gender and Children

Sophia Simba MP 2010–

Minister of Communication, Science & Technology

Makame Mbarawa MP 2010–

Minister of Defence and National Service

Shamsi Vuai Nahodha MP 2012–2013

Minister of East African Cooperation

Samuel Sitta MP 2010–

Minister of Education and Vocational Training

Shukuru Kawambwa MP 2010–

Minister of Energy and Minerals

Sospeter Muhongo MP 2012–

Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs

William Mgimwa MP 2012–2014

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation

Bernard Membe MP 2007–

Minister of Health and Social Welfare

Hussein Mwinyi MP 2012–2014

Minister of Home Affairs

Emmanuel Nchimbi MP 2012–2013

Minister of Industry, Trade and Marketing

Abdallah Kigoda MP 2012–

Minister of Information, Youth, Culture and Sports

Fenella Mukangara MP 2012–

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

Mathias Chikawe MP 2012–2014

Minister of Labour and Employment

Gaudensia Kabaka MP 2010–

Minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements

Anna Tibaijuka MP 2010–

Minister of Livestock Development and Fisheries

David Mathayo David MP 2010–2013

Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism

Khamis Kagasheki MP 2012–2013

Minister of Transport

Harrison Mwakyembe MP 2012–

Minister of Water and Irrigation

Jumanne Maghembe MP 2012–

Minister of Works

John Magufuli MP 2010–

Minister without Portfolio

Mark Mwandosya MP 2012–
Also attending Cabinet meetings (excluding voting rights)

Attorney General

Frederick Werema 2009–

January 2014–January 2015[edit]

Party key Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Cabinet of Tanzania: 20 January 2014 – Present[10]
Portrait Portfolio Incumbent Term
Jakaya Kikwete speaking at London Summit on Family Planning 2012 crop.jpg President
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces
Jakaya Kikwete 2005–
No image.svg Vice President Mohamed Gharib Bilal 2010–
President of Zanzibar (Semi-autonomous region) Ali Mohamed Shein 2010–
Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of Tanzania.jpg Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda MP 2008–
Christopher Chiza.png Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Christopher Chiza MP 2012–
Makame Mbarawa IAEA.png Minister of Communication, Science & Technology Makame Mbarawa MP 2010–
No image.svg Minister of Community Development, Gender and Children Sophia Simba MP 2010–
Hussein Mwinyi.jpg Minister of Defence and National Service Hussein Mwinyi MP 2014–
Samuel Sitta.png Minister of East African Cooperation Samuel Sitta MP 2010–
Shukuru Kawambwa.jpg Minister of Education and Vocational Training Shukuru Kawambwa MP 2010–
Minister of Energy and Minerals
vacant
Saada Salum.png Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Saada Salum MP 2014–
Bernard Membe UNDP Tanzania 2010.jpg Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Bernard Membe MP 2007–
Seif Rashidi.png Minister of Health and Social Welfare Seif Rashidi MP 2014–
Mathias Chikawe.jpg Minister of Home Affairs Mathias Chikawe MP 2014–
Abdallah Kigoda.jpg Minister of Industry and Trade Abdallah Kigoda MP 2012–
No image.svg Minister of Information, Youth, Culture and Sports Fenella Mukangara MP 2012–
Asha-Rose Migiro cropped.jpg Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Asha-Rose Migiro MP 2014–
No image.svg Minister of Labour and Employment Gaudensia Kabaka MP 2010–
No image.svg Minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements
vacant
No image.svg Minister of Livestock Development and Fisheries Titus Kamani MP 2014–
Lazaro Nyalandu Headshot.jpg Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Lazaro Nyalandu MP 2014–
No image.svg Minister of Transport Harrison Mwakyembe MP 2012–
Jumanne Maghembe.png Minister of Water and Irrigation Jumanne Maghembe MP 2012–
John Magufuli.jpg Minister of Works John Magufuli MP 2010–
Ministers of State in the President's Office:
No image.svg Good Governance George Mkuchika MP 2012–
No image.svg Public Service Management Celina Kombani MP 2012–
Wasira pic 2012.jpg Social Relations and Co-ordination Stephen Wassira MP 2010–
Mark Mwandosya.jpg Minister without Portfolio Mark Mwandosya MP 2012–
Ministers of State in the Vice President's Office
No image.svg Environment Binilith Mahenge MP 2014–
No image.svg Union Affairs Samia Suluhu MP 2010–
Ministers of State in the Prime Minister's Office:
No image.svg Investment and Empowerment Mary Nagu MP 2010–
William Lukuvi cropped.png Policy, Co-ordination and Parliamentary Affairs William Lukuvi MP 2010–
No image.svg Regional Administration and Local Government Hawa Ghasia MP 2012–
Also attending Cabinet meetings (excluding voting rights)
No image.svg Attorney General George Masaju 2015–

Changes[edit]

  • Attorney General Frederick Werema resigned on 16 December 2014 after he was accused of authorizing the transfer of about $120 million from a controversial escrow account.[11] Werema stated that his advice had been misunderstood.[12] He was replaced by George Masaju.
  • On 22 December 2014, President Kikwete sacked Lands Minister Anna Tibaijuka over a $1 million donation for a school that she received in her personal account. Tibaijuka denied any wrongdoing and insisted that she presented the funds to the school.[11]

January–November 2015[edit]

Party key Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Cabinet of Tanzania: 24 January 2015 – Present[13][14]
Portrait Portfolio Incumbent Term
Jakaya Kikwete 2011 (cropped).jpg President
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces
Jakaya Kikwete 2005–2015
Mohamed Gharib Bilal.jpg Vice President Mohamed Gharib Bilal 2010–2015
President of Zanzibar (Semi-autonomous region) Ali Mohamed Shein 2010–2015
Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of Tanzania.jpg Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda MP 2008–2015
Wasira pic 2012.jpg Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Stephen Wassira MP 2015–2015
Makame Mbarawa IAEA.png Minister of Communication, Science & Technology Makame Mbarawa MP 2010–2015
No image.svg Minister of Community Development, Gender and Children Sophia Simba MP 2010–2015
Hussein Mwinyi.jpg Minister of Defence and National Service Hussein Mwinyi MP 2014–2015
No image.svg Minister of East African Cooperation Harrison Mwakyembe MP 2015–2015
Shukuru Kawambwa.jpg Minister of Education and Vocational Training Shukuru Kawambwa MP 2010–2015
No image.svg Minister of Energy and Minerals George Simbachawene MP 2015–2015
Saada Salum.png Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Saada Salum MP 2014–2015
Bernard Membe UNDP Tanzania 2010.jpg Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Bernard Membe MP 2007–2015
Seif Rashidi.png Minister of Health and Social Welfare Seif Rashidi MP 2014–2015
Mathias Chikawe.jpg Minister of Home Affairs Mathias Chikawe MP 2014–2015
Abdallah Kigoda.jpg Minister of Industry and Trade Abdallah Kigoda MP 2012–2015
No image.svg Minister of Information, Youth, Culture and Sports Fenella Mukangara MP 2012–2015
Asha-Rose Migiro cropped.jpg Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Asha-Rose Migiro MP 2014–2015
No image.svg Minister of Labour and Employment Gaudensia Kabaka MP 2010–2015
William Lukuvi cropped.png Minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements William Lukuvi MP 2015–2015
No image.svg Minister of Livestock Development and Fisheries Titus Kamani MP 2014–2015
Lazaro Nyalandu Headshot.jpg Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Lazaro Nyalandu MP 2014–2015
Samuel Sitta.png Minister of Transport Samuel Sitta MP 2015–2015
Jumanne Maghembe.png Minister of Water and Irrigation Jumanne Maghembe MP 2012–2015
John Magufuli.jpg Minister of Works John Magufuli MP 2010–2015
Ministers of State in the President's Office:
No image.svg Good Governance George Mkuchika MP 2012– 2015
No image.svg Public Service Management Celina Kombani MP 2012–2015
Mary Nagu.jpg Social Relations and Co-ordination Mary Nagu MP 2015–2015
Mark Mwandosya.jpg Minister without Portfolio Mark Mwandosya MP 2012–2015
Ministers of State in the Vice President's Office
No image.svg Environment Binilith Mahenge MP 2014–2015
Samia Suluhu Hassan.jpg Union Affairs Samia Suluhu MP 2010–2015
Ministers of State in the Prime Minister's Office:
Christopher Chiza.png Investment and Empowerment Christopher Chiza MP 2015–2015
No image.svg Policy, Co-ordination and Parliamentary Affairs Jenista Mhagama 2015–2015
No image.svg Regional Administration and Local Government Hawa Ghasia MP 2012–2015
Also attending Cabinet meetings (excluding voting rights)
No image.svg Attorney General George Masaju 2015–2015

Deputy Ministers[edit]

Deputy Ministers[15]
Portrait Portfolio Incumbent Term

Ministries of State in the Vice President's Office

Environment

Ummy Mwalimu

2014–
Ministries of State in the Prime Minister's Office
Regional Administration and Local Government

Aggrey Mwanri
Majaliwa K. Majaliwa

2010–
2010–
Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Godfrey Zambi 2014–
January Makamba 2012.jpg Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology January Makamba 2012–

Ministry of Community Development, Gender and Children

Pindi Chana 2014–

Ministry of Defence and National Service

Ministry of East African Cooperation

Abdulla Saadalla 2010–

Ministry of Education and Vocational Training

Jenista Mhagama 2014–

Ministry of Energy and Minerals

Stephen Masele (Minerals)
Charles Kitwanga (Energy)
2012–
2014–

Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs

Mwigulu Nchemba (Finance)
Adam Malima
2014–
2014–

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation

Mahadhi Maalim 2010–

Ministry of Health and Social Welfare

Stephen Kebwe 2014–

Ministry of Home Affairs

Pereira Silima 2012–

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Marketing

Janet Mbene 2014–

Ministry of Information, Youth, Culture and Sports

Juma Nkamia 2014–

Ministry of Justice and Constitution Affairs

Angellah Kairuki 2012–

Ministry of Labour and Employment

Milton Mahanga 2010–

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Developments

George Simbachawene 2014–

Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development

Kaika Telele 2014–

Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism

Mahmoud Mgimwa 2014–

Ministry of Transport

Charles Tizeba 2012–

Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Amos Makalla 2014–

Ministry of Works

Gerson Lwenge 2012–

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