|13th Minister of Finance|
7 May 2012 – 1 January 2014
|Preceded by||Mustafa Mkulo|
|Succeeded by||Saada Salum|
|Member of Parliament
for Kalenga constituency
28 November 2010 – 1 January 2014
|Preceded by||Stephen Galinoma|
|Succeeded by||Godfrey Mgimwa|
20 January 1950|
|Died||1 January 2014
Pretoria, South Africa
|Resting place||Magunga, Kalenga, Iringa|
|Alma mater||IFM (AdvDip), (PGDip)
Mzumbe University (MBA)
William Augustao Mgimwa (20 January 1950 – 1 January 2014) was a Tanzanian CCM politician and Member of Parliament for Kalenga constituency from 2010 to 2014. He also served as Tanzania's Minister of Finance from 2012 to 2014.
Early life and career
He was educated at Mafinga Seminary and Tosamaganga Seminary schools. He thereafter joined the Institute of Finance Management and the Institute of Development Management (present day Mzumbe University) for his MBA in finance.
He had worked at the National Bank of Commerce as an accountant and was the principal of the Bank of Tanzania Training Institute in Mwanza from 2000 to 2010. He was elected by a landslide in 2010 as the member of parliament for Kalenga constituency, receiving 31,421 votes (84.39%). In May 2012, President Jakaya Kikwete appointed him as the Minister of Finance.
He died on 1 January 2014 at Kloof Medi-Clinic in Pretoria, South Africa where he was undergoing treatment. His body was repatriated to Dar es Salaam on 4 January and was lay in repose at Karimjee Hall the next day. He was buried on Monday 6 January at his home village of Magunga in Iringa Region.
- W. Mgimwa: Liquidity Management, Tanzania Bankers Journal, Dar es Salaam. 1994
- W. Mgimwa: Commercial Bank Lending Journal, Dar es Salaam. 1995
- W. Mgimwa: Advanced Credit Operations, Dar es Salaam. 2007
- W. Mgimwa: Advanced Treasury Management, Dar es Salaam.
- "Member of Parliament CV". Parliament of Tanzania. Retrieved May 2012. Check date values in:
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- "Mgimwa dies in South Afric". The Citizen. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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