United Kingdom, London
Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
United Nations, New York
John Samuel Malecela (born 19 April 1934) in Bugiri Dodoma, was Prime Minister of Tanzania from November 1990 to December 1994. He served as the vice-chairman of the CCM from 1995 to 2007, and a member of the CCM Central Committee to date.
Prime Minister Malecela headed the Tanzanian delegation which participated in the first Tokyo International Conference on African Development in October 1993.
- Secondary Education - Minaki secondary school 1957 - 1958
- Bachelor of Commerce - Bombay University 1958 - 1959
- Post Graduate Studies - Cambridge University 1961 - 1962
- Ph.D. Honoris Causa (Humanities) - University of Texas 1977
John Malecela is one of the most experienced Tanzanian politicians. However his efforts to seek his party's nomination for presidential candidacy did not yield any favorable results on his part both in 1995 and 2005.
- Tanzanian Permanent Representative to the United Nations 1964 - 1968
- Tanzanian Ambassador to Ethiopia and the OAU - 1967 - 1969
- Minister of Foreign Affairs - 1972 - 1973
- Communication and Transport - 1973 - 1974
- Mineral Resources and Agriculture 1975 - 1975
- Minister in the East African Community - 1975 - 1976
- Regional Commissioner of Iringa - 1980 - 1984
- Member of the Group of Eminent Persons of the Commonwealth on South African situation - 1985
- Tanzanian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom - 1989 - 90
- Prime Minister and First Vice President 1990 - 1994
- Vice Chairman of the ruling Party, Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) - 1995 to 2007
- Member of Parliament for Mtera - 1990 - 2010