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The United Republic of Tanzania

VICE PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Biography

H.E.John Samwel Malecela
H.E. John Samwel Malecela
The Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania and the first Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, 1990 - 1994

John Samuel Malecela was born on 19th of April 1934 in Bugiri Dodoma

Educational Background

Secondary Education - Minaki secondary school 1957–1958

Bachelor of Commerce - Bombay University 1958–1959

Post Graduate Studies - Cambridge University 1961–1962

Ph.D. Honoris Causa (Humanities) - University of Texas 1977

Positions held

Tanzanian Ambassador to Ethiopia and the OAU - 1967

Minister of Foreign Affairs - 1972-1973

Communication and Transport - 1973-1974

Mineral Resources and Agriculture 1975-1975

Minister in the East African Community - 1975-1976

Regional Commissioner of Iringa - 1980-1984

Member of the Group of Eminent Persons of the Commonwealth on South African situation - 1985

Tanzanian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom - 1989-90

Prime Minister and First Vice President 1990-1994

Vice Chairman of the ruling Party, Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) - 1995 to 2007

Member of Parliament for Mtera - 1990 - 2010

VPO | Biography
Tanzania emblem
The United Republic of Tanzania

VICE PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Biography

H.E.John Samwel Malecela
H.E. John Samwel Malecela
The Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania and the first Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, 1990 - 1994

John Samuel Malecela was born on 19th of April 1934 in Bugiri Dodoma

Educational Background

Secondary Education - Minaki secondary school 1957–1958

Bachelor of Commerce - Bombay University 1958–1959

Post Graduate Studies - Cambridge University 1961–1962

Ph.D. Honoris Causa (Humanities) - University of Texas 1977

Positions held

Tanzanian Ambassador to Ethiopia and the OAU - 1967

Minister of Foreign Affairs - 1972-1973

Communication and Transport - 1973-1974

Mineral Resources and Agriculture 1975-1975

Minister in the East African Community - 1975-1976

Regional Commissioner of Iringa - 1980-1984

Member of the Group of Eminent Persons of the Commonwealth on South African situation - 1985

Tanzanian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom - 1989-90

Prime Minister and First Vice President 1990-1994

Vice Chairman of the ruling Party, Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) - 1995 to 2007

Member of Parliament for Mtera - 1990 - 2010