South Africa, Pretoria
Emmanuel Asajile Mwambulukutu (22 November 1944 - August 2017) was a Tanzanian politician and diplomat. He was Tanzania's ambassador to South Africa until 2007 when he and his family were brutally attacked.
He received his BA Hons (Education) from University of Dar es Salaam in 1968, followed by B Phil (Economic Development) from University of Dar es Salaam in 1969. In 1982 he received his post graduate degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA.
Prior to attending college, Mwambulukutu also attended: Mabonde Primary School (1957), Ndembela Middle School (1961), Mkwawa Secondary School (O' Levels) (1964), and Malangali High School (A' Levels) (1965).
After serving as a civil servant for over ten years under the government of Julius Kambarage Nyerere (the first president of Tanzania), Ambassador Mwambulukutu was awarded a scholarship to undertake further post graduate studies at Princeton University (1981–1982). He is also a Parvin Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA.
Experience in civil service:
- Teacher - A Levels, Shinyanga (Shycom) and Tabora Boys (1968–1970)
- Academic Officer Headquarters, Ministry of Education, Dar es Salaam (1970–1971)
- District Development Director (DDD), Same Kilimanjaro (1972–1975)
- Director of Village Management Programme, Office of the Prime Minister Tanzania (1975–1976)
- Director of Manpower and Administration, Office of the President, Tanzania (1976–1978)
- Regional Development Director (RDD) Kigoma (1978–1981)
- Regional Development Director (RDD) Arusha (1981–1984)
- Regional Development Director (RDD) Ruvuma (1984–1985)
- Chairman of Regional Trading Companies (RTC) for Kigoma, Arusha and Ruvuma (1978–1985)
Experience in politics:
- Deputy Minister, Local government, community development, cooperatives and marketing (1988–1990)
- Deputy Minister, Regional Administration and Local government (1990–1993)
- Deputy Minister, Land, housing and urban development (1993–1995)
- Deputy Minister, Home affairs (1995–1997)
Experience within Tanganyika African National Union and Chama cha Mapinduzi:
- Assistant Secretary, Political Education, TANU Headquarters, Lumumba, Dar es Salaam (1971–1972)
- Member of Parliament (CCM), Rungwe (1985–1995); Rungwe East (1995–2000)
- Member of the CCM National Executive Committee (NEC) (1997–2002)
- UVCCM Commander, Rungwe District (1993–2000)