Eng Yahya I. Samamba
Executive Secretary

Eng. Yahya I. Samamba received his first degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Dar es Salaam (2004 – 2008) and took his Master of Science in Engineering Project Management at the Coventry University, UK (2015 – 2016). He was appointed the Executive Secretary of the Mining Commission from February 2023.

Work Experience

Acting Executive Secretary of the Mining Commission from December 2020 to February 2023.

Director, Licensing and Information Technology, Mining Commission, January 2019 – December 2020: Overall In-charge of operations in the Directorate of Licensing and Information Technology.

Manager – Mines Inspection, Mining Commission, August 2018 – January 2019, Responsible for the inspection of the mine.

Assistant Commissioner for Minerals – Lake Zone, Ministry of Energy and Minerals, November 2016 – August 2018, Mwanza, Responsible for the Administration and Supervision of mining activities in Lake zone.

Personal Assistant to the Minister (PA), Ministry of Energy and Minerals, June 2013 – December 2014, Responsible for assisting the Minister. Read more...