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Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Edit Profile

President of Tanzania

Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of Tanzania. Nom. member Parliament, Tanzania, 1988—1990, member for Bagamoyo District Tanzania, 1988—1990, member for Chalinze District Tanzania, 1990—2005.

Background

Kikwete, Jakaya Mrisho was born on October 7, 1950 in Msoga, Bagamoyo District, Tanzania.

Education

B. in economic, University Dar es Salaam, 1978. Attended, Monduli Military Officers College, 1983.

Career

Minister energy, minerals and water Government Tanzania, Dar-es-Salaam, 1988—1990, minister finance, 1994—1995, minister foreign affairs & cooperative, 1995—2005. President of Tanzania, since 2005. Chairman African Union, 2008.

Lieutenant Tanzanian army, 1972-1979, captain, 1979-1984, chief political instructor Tanzania Peoples Defense Force, 1984-1986, major, 1984-1991, lieutenant colonel, since 1991.

Membership

Nom. member Parliament, Tanzania, 1988—1990, member for Bagamoyo District Tanzania, 1988—1990, member for Chalinze District Tanzania, 1990—2005.