Vice-President of Tanzania

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Vice-President of the
United Republic of Tanzania
Makamu wa Rais wa Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania  (Swahili)
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Samia Suluhu Hassan.jpg
Incumbent
Samia Suluhu

since 5 November 2015
Style Her Excellency
Member of Cabinet
Seat Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Term length Five Years
Constituting instrument 1977 Constitution
Formation 1964
First holder Abeid Karume
Succession First
Salary TSh 7 m (US$ 4,375) monthly[1]
Website www.vpo.go.tz
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Tanzania
Foreign relations

Vice-President of Tanzania is the second highest political position in Tanzania.

1964–95[edit]

After the union between Tanganyika and the People's Republic of Zanzibar to form the United Republic of Tanzania, Tanzania had two vice-presidents, a First and Second.[2]

First Vice-Presidents[edit]

Portrait Name Tenure Served concurrently as
Abeid Karume 1964.jpg Abeid Karume 1964–72 President of Zanzibar
No image.svg Aboud Jumbe 1972–84 President of Zanzibar
Ali Hassan Mwinyi.jpg Ali Hassan Mwinyi 1984–85 President of Zanzibar
No image.svg Joseph Warioba 1985–90 Prime Minister of Tanzania
John Malecela (cropped).jpg John Malecela 1990–94 Prime Minister of Tanzania
No image.svg Cleopa Msuya 1994–95 Prime Minister of Tanzania

Second Vice-Presidents[edit]

Portrait Name Tenure Served concurrently as
No image.svg Rashidi Kawawa 1964–77 Prime Minister of Tanzania (1972–1977)
No image.svg Idris Abdul Wakil 1985–90 President of Zanzibar
No image.svg Salmin Amour 1990–95 President of Zanzibar

1995–present[edit]

Portrait Name Tenure
No image.svg Omar Ali Juma 1995–2001
Ali Mohamed Shein.jpg Ali Mohamed Shein 2001–2010
Mohamed Gharib Bilal.jpg Mohamed Gharib Bilal 2010–15
Samia Suluhu Hassan.jpg Samia Suluhu 2015–present

References[edit]

  1. ^ wa Simbiye, Finnigan (6 December 2013). "PM scoffs at super salary rumour". Daily News (Tanzania). Dodoma. Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "List of Tanzanian Vice Presidents" (PDF). Vice President's Office. Retrieved 31 May 2013.