|6th President of Tanzania|
|Assumed office |
18 March 2021
|Prime Minister||Kassim Majaliwa|
|Preceded by||John Magufuli|
|10th Vice-President of Tanzania|
5 November 2015 – 18 March 2021
|Preceded by||Mohamed Gharib Bilal|
|Minister of State for Union Affairs for the Vice-President's Office|
29 November 2010 – 5 November 2015
|Preceded by||Muhammed Seif Khatib|
|Succeeded by||January Makamba|
|Member of Parliament|
November 2010 – July 2015
|Succeeded by||Ameir Timbe|
|Zanzibar Minister of Tourism,|
Trade and Investment
|Preceded by||Mussa A. Silima|
|Succeeded by||Said Ali Mbarouk|
|Zanzibar Minister of Labour, Gender Development and Children|
|Born||27 January 1960|
Sultanate of Zanzibar
Hafidh Ameir (m. 1978)
|Alma mater||IDM, Mzumbe (AdvDip}|
Open University of Tanzania–SNHU (MSc)
Samia Hassan Suluhu (born 27 January 1960) is a Tanzanian CCM politician. She is the 6th President of Tanzania since 2021. She became president following the death of president John Magufuli on 17 March 2021. Suluhu is the country's first female president.
In September 2021, Samia Suluhu confirmed that she intended to run for president in 2025 and thus become the country's first elected woman president if she wins.
References[change | change source]
- "John Magufuli: Tanzania's president dies aged 61 after health rumours". BBC News. 17 March 2021.
- "Samia Suluhu set to become Tanzania's first female president". The East African. Retrieved 18 March 2021.