Anna Mkapa is the wife of the third president of Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa who served as president from 1995 to 2005. Anna Mkapa is a very generous and honorable lady who has always worked for the welfare of her country. Anna Mkapa has three children with Benjamin Mkapa.
Anna Mkapa was born in Tanzania and is a very educated woman. Anna Mkapa was always part of the political career of her husband as she had to help the people for development and achievement for Tanzania.
10 Facts on Anna Mkapa
Anna Mkapa was married to the third president of Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa and they together have three children.
Anna Mkapa had overtaken Ali Hassan Mwinyi as the first lady in 1995 and she was succeeded by Jakaya Kikwete as the first lady in 2005.
Anna Mkapa’s husband was the Chairman of the Revolutionary state political Party before he died on July 24, 2020.
Benjamin Mkapa was a good politician but his activities of buying a $15 million private presidential jet and $30 million of military aviation equipment during his tenure as president had a very bad impact on his reputation.
Anna Mkapa’s husband had also been in corruption investigation alongside his former Finance Minister Daniel Yona.
Anna Mkapa now owns Kiwira coal Mine which was privatized to the Mkapa family by Benjamin Mkapa which was a breach in the Tanzanian constitution according to the media but her net worth is not available.
The former first lady was awarded by Graven Award by Wartburg college in 1999 for her contribution towards the society.
In 1999, Briar Cliff College and in 2002, Wartburg College awarded the former fist lady Anna Mkapa with honorary degrees for her contribution to helping people.
The Mkapa family is grieving for the death of Benjamin Mkapa, who died at the age of 81 years.
Anna Mkapa is a strong willed and wise lady who has always done well for people from her side as much as can do.