Mhe. Dkt. Harrison Mwakyembe - Waziri wa Habari,Utamaduni,Sanaa na Michezo

Born: December 10,1955, Kyela, Mbeya Region.

Education:

1992 - 1995 - Hamburg University, Ph.D in Laws, Germany

1990 - 1992 - Hamburg University, LL.M-Magister Legum, Germany

1984 - 1986 - University of Dar es Salaam, LL.M

1980 - 1983 - University of Dar es Salaam, LL.B

2001 - 2001 - University of Turin, Post Graduate in Intellectual Property, Italy.

1977 - 1977- Tanzania School of Journalism, Dar es Salaam

1973 - 1974 - Milambo Secondary School (A'Level), Tabora

1969 - 1972 - Tabora Boys Secondary School (O'Level)

1966 - 1968 - Kituli Primary School, Mbeya

1962 - 1965 - Tukuyu Primary School, Mbeya

Appointments:

1977 - 1978 - Journalist, Tanzania Information Services (MAELEZO)

1978 - 1980 - Journalist, Tanzania News Agency (SHIHATA), Dar es Salaam

1983 - 1983 - State Attorney Trainee, Ministry of Justice

1984 - 1986 - Tutorial Assistant, University of Dar es Salaam

1986 - 1990 - Assistant Lecturer, University of Dar es Salaam

1991 - 1997 - Lecturer in Laws Studies, University of Dar es Salaam

1997 - 1999 - Head of Department of International Law, University of Dar es Salaam

1997 - 2003 - Chairman, Governing Council of the Tanzania School of Journalism

1997 - 2004 - Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Dar es Salaam

1999 - 2002 - Head of Department of Constitution and Administration Law, University of Dar es Salaam

2000 - 2001 - Member and Vice Chairperson, Copyright Society of Tanzania

2001 - 2005 - Commissioner, Joint Presidential Supervisory Commission

2001 - 2005 - Member of Parliament of the East African Legislature Assembly (EALA)

2003 - 2005 - Chairman, Tanzania Chapter of the East African Legislature Assembly (EALA)

2005 to date - Member of Parliament for Kyela Constituency, Mbeya

2015 - 2017 - Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs

2017 to date - Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports.