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

since 5 November 2015
StyleHer Excellency
Member ofCabinet
SeatDodoma, Tanzania [1]
Term lengthFive Years
Constituting instrument1977 Constitution
First holderAbeid Karume
SalaryTSh 7 m (US$ 4,375) monthly[2]
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The Vice-President of Tanzania holds the second-highest political position in Tanzania.

List of Vice-Presidents of Tanzania[edit]

After the union between Tanganyika and the People's Republic of Zanzibar to form the United Republic of Tanzania in 1964, Tanzania had two vice-presidents, First and Second until the creation of a single office in 1995.[3]

Term of Office Vice-President
Portrait Party
First Vice-Presidents
1964–1972 Abeid Karume
Abeid Karume 1964.jpg Afro-Shirazi Party
1972–1984 Aboud Jumbe
No image.svg Afro-Shirazi Party
(until 1977)
Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(from 1977)
1984–1985 Ali Hassan Mwinyi
Ali Hassan Mwinyi.jpg Chama Cha Mapinduzi
1985–1990 Joseph Warioba
No image.svg Chama Cha Mapinduzi
1990–1994 John Malecela
John Malecela (cropped).jpg Chama Cha Mapinduzi
1994–1995 Cleopa Msuya
Cleopa David Msuya.jpg Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Second Vice-Presidents
1964–1977 Rashidi Kawawa
Rashidi Kawawa (cropped).jpg Tanganyika African National Union
1985–1990 Idris Abdul Wakil
No image.svg Chama Cha Mapinduzi
1990–1995 Salmin Amour
No image.svg Chama Cha Mapinduzi
Vice-Presidents (single office)
1995–2001 Omar Ali Juma
No image.svg Chama Cha Mapinduzi
2001–2010 Ali Mohamed Shein
Ali Mohamed Shein, September 2014 (cropped).jpg Chama Cha Mapinduzi
2010–2015 Mohamed Gharib Bilal
Mohamed Gharib Bilal.jpg Chama Cha Mapinduzi
2015–present Samia Suluhu
Samia Suluhu Hassan.jpg Chama Cha Mapinduzi

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "List of Tanzanian Vice Presidents" (PDF). Vice President's Office. Retrieved 31 May 2013.

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