Cyril Chami

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Cyril Chami

In office
28 November 2010 – May 2012
Preceded by Mary Nagu
Succeeded by Abdallah Kigoda
Member of Parliament
for Moshi Rural
Assumed office
December 2005
Preceded by Thomas Ngawaiya
Personal details
Born (1964-02-09) 9 February 1964 (age 54)
Nationality Tanzanian
Political party CCM
Alma mater University of Dar es Salaam
University of Alberta (PhD)

Cyril August Chami (born 9 February 1964) is a Tanzanian CCM politician and Member of Parliament for Moshi Rural constituency since 2005.[1]

Chami is a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly of Tanzania, having won the seat of Moshi Rural as a Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) candidate in the 2005 parliamentary election after the seat had been held by the opposition for ten years. Following this victory, he was appointed Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on January 4, 2006.[2] He was subsequently moved to the position of Deputy Minister for Trade Industries and Marketing on February 12, 2008.[3] He also served as the Minister of Industry, Trade and Marketing from 2010 to 2012.


  1. ^ "Member of Parliament CV". Parliament of Tanzania. 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2013.
  2. ^ Hassan Muhiddin, "JK’s beefed up team", Guardian (IPP Media), January 5, 2006.
  3. ^ Austin Beyadi, "Public welcomes new cabinet", Guardian (IPP Media), February 13, 2008.

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