Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete appointed George Simbachawene as the new Energy and Minerals Minister for Tangeorgezania.

 

This follows the resignation of former Energy and Minerals minister Sospeter Muhongo on Saturday.

Having qualified as a graduate of law in 2005, Simbachawene held the position of Deputy Minister of Land, Housing and Human Settlement Development for Tanzania (2014-2015) before accepting his new appointment. Prior to this he was Deputy Minister of Energy and Minerals (2012-2014).