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Cleopa David Msuya

official , politician

Cleopa MSUYA, Tanzanian civil servant and politician. Board of directors of several public corpns.

Background

MSUYA, Cleopa was born on January 4, 1931 in Chomvu Usangi, Mwanga District. Son of David Kilenga and Maria Ngido.

Education

Bachelor, Makerere University College, Kampala, 1955.

Career

Community development officer, 1956-1961. Acting commissioner, then commissioner for community development, 1961-1964. Principal secretary Minister of Community and National Culture, 1964, Minister Land Settlement and Water Development, 1956-1967, Minister Economic Affairs and Development Planning, 1967-1970, Treasury, 1970-1972.

Director National Development Corporation, Capital Development Authority. Chairman Tanzanian Investment Bank.

Membership

Member of Parliament Government Tanzania, since 1972, minister finance, 1972-1975, minister industry, 1975-1980, prime minister, 1980-1983, minister finance, 1983-1985, minister finance, economic affairs and planning, 1985-1990. Member CCM executive committee, since 1981, CCM Community College, 1981-1987. Minister industry and trade Government Tanzania, 1990-1994, prime minister and 1st vice president, since 1994.

Connections

Married Rhoda Christopher in 1959.

father:
David Kilenga

mother:
Maria Ngido

spouse:
Rhoda Christopher