Cabinet of Hakainde Hichilema

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Hakainde Hichilema Cabinet
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Cabinet of Zambia
2021–present
Hakainde Hichilema
Date formedAugust 24, 2021 (2021-08-24)
People and organisations
PresidentHakainde Hichilema
President's history2021–present
Vice PresidentMutale Nalumango
No. of ministers32
Total no. of members34
Member party     UPND
Status in legislatureMajority government
Opposition party     Patriotic Front
     PNUP
    Independent
History
Election(s)2021 Presidential election
Budget(s)2022 National Budget
Advice and consentn
PredecessorCabinet of Edgar Lungu

Hakainde Hichilema assumed office as President of Zambia on 24 August 2021. The President has the authority to nominate members of the National Assembly to make up his Cabinet. Hichilema made his first appointment in the Ministry of Finance on 27 August 2021. The full Cabinet of 24 Ministers was unveiled on 8 September 2021.

Cabinet members

  Elected to office – all other cabinet members serve at the pleasure of the president
  Serving in an acting capacity
Office

Date announced / confirmed

Designee Office

Date announced / confirmed

Designee
Vice President Zambia

Announced 16 August 2020
Elected 14 August 2021
Assumed office 24 August 2021

Mutale Nalumango (cropped).jpg

Former Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia

Mutale Nalumango

Minister of Defence

Announced November 23, 2020

Assumed office January 26, 2021

Ambrose Lufuma
Secretary to Treasury

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Former Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary

Felix Nkulukusa

Ministry of Home Affairs

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Jack Mwimbu
Minister of Finance

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Musokotwane, Situmbeko (IMF 2009).jpg

Former Ministry of Finance

Situmbeko Musokotwane

Ministry of Justice

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Mulambo Haimbe
Ministry of Health

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Former Minister of Tourism and Art

Sylvia Masebo

Minister of Technology & Science

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Former Minister of Works and Supply

Felix Mutati

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Stanley Kakubo Minister of Education

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Douglas Siakalima
Minister of Energy

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Peter Kapala Minister of Water Development & Sanitation

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Mike Mposha
Minister of Community Development

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Doreen Mwamba Minister of Labour & Social Services

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Brenda Tambatamba
Minister of Transport & Logistics

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Frank Tayali Minister of Infrastructure, Housing & Urban development

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Charles Milupi
Minister of Lands and Natural Resources

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Elijah Muchima Minister of Youth and Sport

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Elvis Nkandu
Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Chipoka Mulenga Minister of Agriculture

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Mutolo Phiri
Minister of Mines and Minerals

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Paul Chanda Kabuswe Minister of Livestock and Fisheries

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Makozo Chikote
Minister of Green Economy and Environment

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Collins Nzovu Minister of Information and Media

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Chushi Kasanda
Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Elias Mubanga Minister of Tourism and Arts

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Rodney Sikumba
Minister of Local Government

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Garry Nkombo

Provincial Ministers

Office

Date announced / confirmed

Designee Office

Date announced / confirmed

Designee
Minister of Lusaka Province

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Sheal Shacholi Mulyata Minister of Copperbelt Province

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Elisha Matambo
Minister of Western Province

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Kapelwa Mbangweta Minister of Southern Province

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Cornelius Mweetwa
Minister of Luapula Province

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Derrick Chilundika Minister of Muchinga Province

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Henry Sikazwe
Minister of Eastern Province

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Peter Phiri Minister of Northern Province

Announced 8 September 2021

Assumed office 9 September 2021

Leonard Mbao

Elected officials

President

On 16 August, 2021, it was announced that UPND Hakainde Hichilema defeated the incumbent president, Edgar Lungu, in the 2021 presidential election. Hakainde Hichilema received 59% of the vote compared to Lungu's 38.71% of the votes, with 50+1% of the votes needed to win the presidency. He assumed office on 24 August 2021

President of ZZambia
Portrait Name Date of birth Background Reference
File:Hakainde Hichilema (cropped).png Hakainde Hichilema June 4, 1962
(age Template:Age nts)
  • Chief Executive Officer of Coopers apresent-day Zambia (1994-1998)
  • Grant Thornton Zambia (1998-2006)

Vice President

Mutale Nalumango was elected vice president of Zambia, receiving 59% of the vote, compared to the incumbent vice president, Inonge Wina, who received 38.71% of the votes. The vice president does not serve at the president's pleasure. Having assumed office on 24 August 2021, she is the second female vice president of Zambia.

Vice President of Zambia
Portrait Name Date of birth Background Reference
Mutale Nalumango (cropped).jpg Mutale Nalumango January 1, 1955
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