List of Prime Ministers of Tanzania

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Prime Minister of the
United Republic of Tanzania
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Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of Tanzania.jpg
Incumbent
Mizengo Pinda

since 9 February 2008
Appointer Jakaya Kikwete,
as President of Tanzania
Inaugural holder Rashidi Kawawa
Formation 17 February 1972
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Tanzania
Foreign relations

This is a list of Prime Ministers of the United Republic of Tanzania. The United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar was formed 26 April 1964 from the union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. On 1 November 1964, the country's name was changed to Tanzania.

Prime Ministers of Tanzania (1964–Present)

Parties

      Tanganyika African National Union
      Chama Cha Mapinduzi (Party of the Revolution)

# Picture Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Political Party
United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
Post abolished (26 April 1964 – 29 October 1964)
United Republic of Tanzania
Post abolished (29 October 1964 – 17 February 1972)
1 No image.png Rashidi Kawawa
(1926–2009)
17 February 1972 5 February 1977 Tanganyika African National Union
(1) 5 February 1977 13 February 1977 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
2 No image.png Edward Sokoine
(1938–1984)
(1st Term)
13 February 1977 7 November 1980 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
3 No image.png Cleopa Msuya
(1931– )
(1st Term)
7 November 1980 24 February 1983 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
(2) No image.png Edward Sokoine
(1938–1984)
(2nd Term)
24 February 1983 12 April 19841 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
4 Salim.JPG Salim Ahmed Salim
(1942– )
24 April 1984 5 November 1985 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
5 No image.png Joseph Warioba
(1940– )
5 November 1985 9 November 1990 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
6 No image.png John Malecela
(1934– )
9 November 1990 7 December 1994 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
(3) No image.png Cleopa Msuya
(1931– )
(2nd Term)
7 December 1994 28 November 1995 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
7 Frederick Sumaye boston december 2006.png Frederick Sumaye
(1950– )
28 November 1995 30 December 2005 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
8 No image.png Edward Lowassa
(1953– )
30 December 2005 7 February 2008 Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)
9 Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of Tanzania.jpg Mizengo Pinda
(1948– )
9 February 2008 Incumbent Chama Cha Mapinduzi
(Party of the Revolution)

Footnotes

  1. ^ Died in office

See also

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