Politics of Tanzania
In Tanzania, the type of government is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic. In Tanzania, the legislative power is vested in a National Assembly. The head of the government is John Magufuli. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Tanzania lasts until 1 January 2020. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The term of office of the head of state in Tanzania lasts until 01/01/2020. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Tanzania is 1.903. Due to strong law enforcement presence and high social responsibility, Tanzania is very safe by international standards. The strength of legal rights index for Tanzania is 5. Overall, it is considered to be rather inadequate - bancrupcy and collateral laws are able to protect the rights of borrowers and lenders to some degree; credit information may be sufficient, but hardly available, or, the oppoiste case, available but not sufficient. In 2013, Tanzania received 2831.8 million USD in foreign aid. In 2014, the foreign aid amounted to 2445.7 USD.
In Tanzania, the head of the government is John Magufuli. The government system of Tanzania is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic. In Tanzania, the legislative power is vested in a National Assembly; this is a Unicameral legislative body, and therefore a Unicameral National Assembly. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Tanzania is -0.64. This indicates that the government of Tanzania is ineffective. Public and civil services are severely handicapped, leading to potential for social and political upheaval.
Unions and alliances
This section deals with a list of unions Tanzania is a member of.
Tanzania is a member of the United Nations (UN). Tanzania is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Tanzania is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Tanzania became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Tanzania is part of, click on Tanzania membership in international unions.
Freedom in Tanzania
With regard to political and civil freedoms, Tanzania is 2. Citizens in Tanzania experience partial freedom. While the majority of citizens are able to exercise their free will to a certain extent in Tanzania, some political engagement may be limited and certain population groups may be excluded from certain freedoms or expressions. To read more about freedom level in Tanzania click on Freedom in Tanzania.