Parliament: Parliament of Tanzania
Political Party: Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo(CHADEMA)
Hon. Kabwe is a trained economist from University of Dar es Salaam and Masters in law an business(MLB) from Bucerius Law School&WHU – Ottobeisheim School of Management, Hamburg & Vallender, in Germany and earlier professional advanced training on International Marketing from InWent-Trade Africa Programme in Germany.
He joined struggles for Multiparty democracy in Tanzania at the age of 16 and since then has been a member of CHADEMA political party. CHADEMA is a centre-centre right party with orientation on market economy.
Hon. Kabwe is currently a member of Parliament on his second term representing Kigoma North Constituency in Western Tanzania and he is the Chairman of the powerful Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and was the former Chairman of Parliamentary standing committee on Public Accounts and Investments(POAC) where he oversaw more than 250 government parastatals from Feb. 2008 to Feb 2013.
In parliament his interests are Energy(Oil and Gas), Trade, Mineral, governance issues and poverty reduction.
Specialties: An Academic on Mineral Resources Economics and an Advisor on International Trade & Investments and International Taxation.