Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania

Wizara ya Katiba na Sheria

Mhe. Dkt. Damas Daniel Ndumbaro

Damas Daniel Ndumbaro photo
Mhe. Dkt. Damas Daniel Ndumbaro

Barua pepe: damas.ndumbaro@sheria.go.tz

Simu: +255 26 2321679



  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), in Law, Open University of Tanzania
  • Masters of Laws Degree (LL. M), University of Dar es Salaam,2003
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL. B) Hons.University of Dar es Salaam,1996
  • Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and Zanzibar
  • Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths
  • Registered Arbitrator, Tanzania Institute of Arbitration
  • Sports and Event Management Course


  1. Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs        1st April,2022 to date
  2. Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism         Dec, 2020 to 30th March 2022
  3. Deputy Minister                                                        Sept 2018 to Dec 2020

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and

East African Cooperation

Ex- Officio Member of Parliament                          October 2018 to date

East African Legislative Assembly

Member of Parliament                                             January 2018 to date

Songea Urban – CCM

 Dean, Faculty of Law                                               July 2015 – Dec 2017

The Open University of Tanzania,

 Lecturer/ Associate Dean, Faculty of Law            December 2013 to July 2015

The Open University of Tanzania,             

          Deputy Managing Director                                           2008 – MAY 2013

Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority

          Corporation Secretary                                                   2007 - 2008

Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority

           Senior Legal Counsel- Tanzania                                           2006-2007

Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority

            Legal Consultant                                                           2003 - 2006

Air Tanzania Holding Corporation (ATHCO)

           Corporation/Legal Secretary                                       April. 1997-October 2003

Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre

          State Attorney Trainee                                                August. 1996 - Feb. 1997

Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and Zanzibar

Member, of East African Law Society

Member, SADC Lawyers Association

Member, International Bar Association

Council member of Tanzania Institute of Arbitrators

Sports Training and Experience

  • Sports and Event Management: New Manager Course, Nairobi Kenya 2013
  • Sports Lawyer in Tanzania, East and Central Africa
  • Lecturing and Researching on Sports Law
  • Chairman of Tanzania Football Federation Clubs' Appeal Licensing Committee
  • Chairman of Simba Sports Club Election Committee 2010-2018
  • Legal Consultant, Tanzania Premier League Transformation programme
  • Legal Advisor to Tanzania Premier League Board 2010 - 2014
  • Chairman of Tanzania Women Football Support Committee 2008 -2013
  • Ex- Players Agent
  • Member of Dar es salaam Gymkhana Veteran Football Club 2008 todate
  • Member of Parliament of United Republic of Tanzania Football Team


  • Best Student in the 1991 Form Six National Examination at Songea Boy’s High School
  • Sportsmanship award, University of Dar es Salaam, 1993/1994
  • Best Worker award at Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, 1999
  • Long service award (5 years), Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre,2002
  • 3rd Best Students: Sports and Event Management: New Manager Course, Nairobi Kenya 2013


Strong Verbal and Written communication skills, Strong Work ethics, Organized, Motivated, Dedicated, Team Player and multi-disciplinary ability.