Ambassador Ferdnand Kamuntu Ruhinda is a Tanzanian journalist, diplomat and businessman. He studied journalism at Nairobi University and took short courses with the American Associated Press and in China. He worked with Radio Tanzania Dar es Salaam before joining UHURU and later Daily News to become Managing Editor of the Party and Government newspapers respectively in the 1970s.
In early 1980s, he joined the Diplomatic Services as Director of Information and Research in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. He later became Minister Counselor at the Tanzania’s mission in Sweden before becoming Tanzania’s High Commission in Canada and later Tanzania’s Ambassador in China, just before retiring from public service.