Personal Information


Dr. John Samuel Kihamba


Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
Email:kihamba@udsm.ac.tz ; kihamba67@yahoo.com

Education Profile

2015- University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, PhD (Public Administration)
2007- University of Dar es Salaam, MA in Political Science & Public Administration

2000- University of Dar es Salaam, BA in Political Science & Public Administration

Areas of Research

  • Administrative Governance and Executive Agencies’ Service Delivery In Tanzania
  • Public Financial Management in Tanzania.
  • Public Staff Management in Tanzania
  • Public Sector Reforms in Tanzania

Teaching Areas (Undergraduate and Post-graduate Levels)

  • Administrative Theory, Models and Concepts
  • Public Financial Management, Public Policy,  
  • Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development
  •  Corporate Governance, Organizational Development and Change,
  • Managing Public Services, Administrative & Labour laws
  • Local Governance and Introduction to Political Science


  1. Kihamba, J. S  (2017) New Public Management Issues in Tanzania: in Basheka, B. and       Lukamba (2017) (eds) New Public Management in Africa: Emerging Issues and Lessons. Routlage, Tailor and Francis. London
  2. Kihamba, J. S and Kamugisha, D. (2016) Public Budgeting and Service Delivery in Tanzania in Peter Fusein  Haruna and  Shikha Vya-Doorgapersad (Eds) (2016),  Public Budgeting in African Nations: Fiscal Analysis in Development.  Routlage, Tailor and Francis. New York.
  3. Kihamba, J. S. (2018) E-Financing and the Quest for Financial Inclusion in Tanzania:  Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences, Dar es salaam University College of Education 2018 Forthcoming
  4. Kihamba, J. S. (2018) E- Public Staff Management and Performance in Service Delivery:  Trends, Issues and   Challenges in Tanzania:  The International Journal Technology and management (IJOTM) forthcoming   
  5. Babeiya, E., Mateng’e, F.J. & Kihamba, J. (2014) National Planning and the Quest for Transforming Rural Livelihood in Tanzania, Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences, 3(1&2): 13 – 26