Political System

Tanzania operates under a multi-party democratic system with a presidential form of government. Here are some key aspects of the political system in Tanzania:

President: The President of Tanzania serves as both the head of state and the head of government. The President is elected through a national election and holds executive powers. The President appoints and leads the government, exercises veto power, and represents the country domestically and internationally.

Parliament: The Parliament of Tanzania is a bicameral legislature consisting of two chambers: the National Assembly and the President’s Office. The National Assembly is the main legislative body and is comprised of elected members representing constituencies, as well as special seats reserved for women and appointed members. The President’s Office includes members appointed by the President.

Political Parties: Tanzania has a multi-party system, allowing for the existence of multiple political parties. The major political parties in Tanzania include Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), which has historically been the ruling party, as well as various opposition parties such as Chadema, ACT-Wazalendo, and CUF.

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