Politics of Tanzania

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The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.wikipedia
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Chama Cha Mapinduzi

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The party system is dominated by the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (Revolutionary State Party).
TANU/CCM has dominated the politics of Tanzania since the independence of Tanganyika in 1961.

President of Tanzania

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The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.

National Assembly (Tanzania)

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The president selects his cabinet from among National Assembly members.

Unitary state

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The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Presidential system

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The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Democracy

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The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Republic

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The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Head of state

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The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Head of government

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The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Multi-party system

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The politics of Tanzania takes place in a framework of a unitary presidential democratic republic, whereby the President of Tanzania is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system.

Executive (government)

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Executive power is exercised by the government.

Legislature

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Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament.

Government

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Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament.

Judiciary

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The Judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature.

Julius Nyerere

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Full independence came in December 1961 and Julius Kambarage Nyerere (1922–1999), a socialist leader who led Tanganyika from colonial rule, was elected President in 1961.

Socialism

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Full independence came in December 1961 and Julius Kambarage Nyerere (1922–1999), a socialist leader who led Tanganyika from colonial rule, was elected President in 1961.

One-party state

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From independence in 1961 until the mid-1980s, Tanzania was a one-party state, with a socialist model of economic development.

Economic development

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From independence in 1961 until the mid-1980s, Tanzania was a one-party state, with a socialist model of economic development.

Ali Hassan Mwinyi

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Beginning in the mid-1980s, under the administration of President Ali Hassan Mwinyi, Tanzania undertook a number of political and economic reforms.

Zanzibar

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In the Zanzibar presidential election, Abeid Amani Karume, the son of former President Abeid Karume, defeated CUF candidate Seif Shariff Hamad.

Abeid Karume

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In the Zanzibar presidential election, Abeid Amani Karume, the son of former President Abeid Karume, defeated CUF candidate Seif Shariff Hamad.

Seif Sharif Hamad

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In the Zanzibar presidential election, Abeid Amani Karume, the son of former President Abeid Karume, defeated CUF candidate Seif Shariff Hamad.

Pemba Island

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The election was marred by irregularities, and subsequent political violence claimed at least 23 lives in January 2001, mostly on Pemba island, where police used tear gas and bullets against demonstrators.

Tear gas

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The election was marred by irregularities, and subsequent political violence claimed at least 23 lives in January 2001, mostly on Pemba island, where police used tear gas and bullets against demonstrators.