Territory in east central Africa, ruled since 1964 by the Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania


Tanzania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a country in East Africa bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south. The country's eastern border lies on the Indian Ocean. ..."

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Measures of Freedom

Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 6.57, Rank: 99, Personal Freedom: 6.30, Economic Freedom: 6.84, Democracy Index: 5.81
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 6.84, Rank: 93
Tanzania | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 60, Political Rights: 3, Civil Liberties: 4
"In October, Tanzania held its most competitive elections since its transition to multiparty rule in the early 1990s. John Magufuli, the candidate of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party, won the presidential election with 58 percent of the vote. The runner-up, Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) candidate Edward Lowassa—a former prime minister who had been considered a front-runner for the CCM nomination and who had defected to the opposition after losing the ruling party's primary nomination—claimed electoral malfeasance and rejected the results."