Edward Lowassa

Edward Ngoyayi Lowassa
PresidentJakaya Kikwete
Preceded by
Succeeded by

Political partyChama cha Mapinduzi



Edward Ngoyayi Lowassa (born 1953) is the current Prime Minister of Tanzania. He took office on December 30, 2005. Lowassa has an extensive background in both parliament issues and government affairs.

Education

Lowassa received his Undergraduate degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Dar es Salaam and a Masters Degree in Development Studies from The University of Bath in the United Kingdom.

Positions held

He has held various positions in the government since the late 80's:
  • Minister for State, Vice President's Office - Environment & Poverty 1988-2000
  • Managing Director - Arusha International Conference Centre 1989-1990
  • Minister for State, Prime Minister's Office and First Vice President (Judiciary & Parliamentary Affairs) 1990-1993
  • Minister of Lands, Human Settlement Development 1993-1995
  • Minister of Water and Livestock Development 2000-2005
  • Member of Parliament - Monduli Constituency 1990-Present
  • Prime Minister 2005-Present

See also

External links

Preceded by
Frederick Sumaye
Prime Minister of Tanzania
2005 – present
Incumbent
Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (born October 7 1950) is a Tanzanian politician and current President of the United Republic of Tanzania. Kikwete was born in Msoga, Bagamoyo District, Tanzania or as it was then known, Tanganyika.
..... Click the link for more information.
Tanzania

This article is part of the series:
Politics of Tanzania


  • President
  • Jakaya Kikwete
  • Vice-President
  • Dr.

..... Click the link for more information.
19th century - 20th century - 21st century
1920s  1930s  1940s  - 1950s -  1960s  1970s  1980s
1950 1951 1952 - 1953 - 1954 1955 1956

Year 1953 (MCMLIII
..... Click the link for more information.
Tanzania

This article is part of the series:
Politics of Tanzania


  • President
  • Jakaya Kikwete
  • Vice-President
  • Dr.

..... Click the link for more information.
Motto
"Uhuru na Umoja"   (Swahili)
"Freedom and Unity"
Anthem
Mungu ibariki Afrika
"God Bless Africa"
..... Click the link for more information.
December 30 is the 1st day of the year (2nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There is 1 day remaining.

Events

  • 1460 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield
  • 1816 - The Treaty of St.

..... Click the link for more information.
20th century - 21st century - 22nd century
1970s  1980s  1990s  - 2000s -  2010s  2020s  2030s
2002 2003 2004 - 2005 - 2006 2007 2008

2005 by topic:
News by month
Jan - Feb - Mar - Apr - May - Jun
..... Click the link for more information.
University of Dar es Salaam is a university in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam. The university was born out of a decision taken in 1970 to split the then University of East Africa into three independent universities; Makerere University (Uganda), University of Nairobi (Kenya)
..... Click the link for more information.
University of Bath is a campus university located in Bath, England. It received its Royal Charter in 1966, making it one of the newest "traditional" universities in the United Kingdom.
..... Click the link for more information.
Motto
"Dieu et mon droit" [2]   (French)
"God and my right"
Anthem
"God Save the Queen" [3]
..... Click the link for more information.
Arusha International Conference Centre

Convention Centre
Founded 1969
Headquarters Arusha, Tanzania

Key people Elishilia D. Kaaya, MD
Parent Government of Tanzania
Slogan We bring the world to Tanzania
Website [1]

The
..... Click the link for more information.
This is a list of current heads of state and government, showing heads of state and heads of government where different, mainly in parliamentary systems; it should be noted that often a leader is both in presidential systems or dictatorships.
..... Click the link for more information.
Frederick Tluway Sumaye (born 1950) is the former Prime Minister of Tanzania. He was Prime Minister since the first multi-party elections on 28 November 1995 until 30 December 2005. After leaving office, in 2006 he enrolled for a year as a mid-career student in the Edward S.
..... Click the link for more information.
Tanzania

This article is part of the series:
Politics of Tanzania


  • President
  • Jakaya Kikwete
  • Vice-President
  • Dr.

..... Click the link for more information.
20th century - 21st century - 22nd century
1970s  1980s  1990s  - 2000s -  2010s  2020s  2030s
2002 2003 2004 - 2005 - 2006 2007 2008

2005 by topic:
News by month
Jan - Feb - Mar - Apr - May - Jun
..... Click the link for more information.


This article is copied from an article on Wikipedia.org - the free encyclopedia created and edited by online user community. The text was not checked or edited by anyone on our staff. Although the vast majority of the wikipedia encyclopedia articles provide accurate and timely information please do not assume the accuracy of any particular article. This article is distributed under the terms of GNU Free Documentation License.