John Magufuli

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His Excellency Dr.

John Joseph Pombe Magufuli
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5th President of Tanzania
Assumed office
5 November 2015
Vice PresidentSamia Hassan Suluhu
Prime MinisterKassim Majaliwa
Preceded byJakaya Mrisho Kikwete
Minister of Works, Transport and Communication
In office
28 November 2010 – 5 November 2015
PresidentJakaya Mrisho Kikwete
Preceded byShukuru Kawambwa
Succeeded byMakame Mbarawa
In office
November 2000 – 21 December 2005
PresidentBenjamin William Mkapa
Succeeded byBasil Mramba
Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development
In office
13 February 2008 – 6 November 2010
Preceded byAnthony Diallo
Succeeded byDavid Mathayo David
Minister of Lands and Human Settlements
In office
6 January 2006 – 13 February 2008
PresidentJakaya Mrisho Kikwete
Succeeded byJohn Chiligati
Member of Parliament for
Biharamulo East and Chato
In office
November 1995 – July 2015
Succeeded byKalemani Medard
Personal details
Born (1959-10-29) 29 October 1959 (age 59)
Chato, Geita, Tanganyika
NationalityTanzanian
Political partyCCM (1977–)
Spouse(s)Janeth Magufuli
ChildrenMaster Joseph Magufuli Ms. Jessica Magufuli
Alma materUniversity of Dar es Salaam
Military service
Allegiance United Rep. of Tanzania
Branch/serviceNational Service
Years of serviceJuly 1983–June 1984

Dr John Joseph Magufuli (born 29 October 1959) is a Tanzanian politician and the President of Tanzania, in office since 2015. He served in the Cabinet of Tanzania as Deputy Minister of Works from 1995 to 2000, Minister of Works from 2000 to 2006, Minister of Lands and Human Settlement from 2006 to 2008, Minister of Livestock and Fisheries from 2008 to 2010, and as Minister of Works for a second time from 2010 to 2015.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Member of Parliament CV". Parliament of Tanzania. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2013.