Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Zanzibar (Female suffrage 1969) Independent Sultanate 1963-64, afterwards in union with Tanzania  

See also Zanzibar Heads

1981-83 Minister of Culture Manical Mastura Ali Salem
1983-90 Minister of Health

1990-96 Minister of Finance Amina Salum Ali (circa 1994-96 second in cabinet)
1996-2005 Minister of the Treasury
2005- State Minister in the Chief Ministerís Office
In 1985-90 Member of the Central Cabinet. In 2000 she was a candidate for the nomination for Presidential candidate of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party.

1992 Minister of Communication Rufina Juma Mbaruh

1997-2005 Minister of Women and Childrenís Affairs Asha Bakari Hamad

2005- Minister of Tourism, Trade and Investment Samia Suluhu Hassan

2005- Minister of Employment, Youth Development, Women and Children Asha Abdalla Juma


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