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diplomat

George Clement Kahama, Tanzanian diplomat. Decorated Knight Commander St. Gregory the Great.

Background

Kahama, George Clement was born on November 30, 1929 in Karagwe, Tanzania.

Education

Student, Loughborough College, England, 1952—1954.

Career

General mgr Bukoba Cooperative Union, 1954—1958. Minister of cooperatives & community development Tanzania, 1959—1961. Minister for home affairs, 1961—1962.

Minister commerce & industry, 1965—1966. Minister communications, works & transport. Ambassador Tanzania to Federal Republic Germany and to European Economic Community for East African Countries, 1965—1966.

General manager, chief executive National Development Corporation, 1966—1973. Director general Capital Development Authority, 1974—1980. Minister State Office.

President in charge of development of new capital, Dodoma, 1980—1983. Minister natural resources and tourism, Tanzania, 1983—1984. Ambassador United Republic of Tanzania to People's Republic of China, since 1984.

Connections

Married Janet B. Kahama.

spouse:
Janet B. Kahama.