John Pombe Magufuli was born in Chato on October 29, 1959. He attended his primary school education at Chato Primary School from 1967 to 1984. He then attended his secondary school education at Katoke Seminary and Lake Secondary School between 1975 and 1978. Between 1979 and 1981 Magufuli went to Mkwawa High School for his[…]
Mr Edward Lowassa was born on August 26, 1953 in Munduli District in Arusha Region. He is the fourth child of herdsman Ngoyai Lowassa, who worked part-time for the colonial government in Monduli District as a village law enforcer. He went to Monduli Primary School, which was later renamed Moringe Primary School in 1961 to[…]
Anna Mghwira was born on January 23, 1959 at Mungumaji Ward in Singida. Her father was a councillor through Tanu. Ms Mghwira joined Nyerere Primary School from 1968 to 1974. She went to Ihanja Secondary School from 1975 to 1978 before joining Lutheran Seminary for her advanced level secondary education from 1979 to 1981. She[…]
UPDATED 18/10/15 – OFFICIAL CANDIDATE LIST PUBLISHED BY NEC Find out who is running for parliament in your constituency, using the tool below. This is based on the latest lists of candidates as published by the National Electoral Commission on 17/10/15. Alternatively, if you are interested in the full list of candidates, the full dataset is[…]
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has published two charts showing the breakdown by gender and party of candidates for parliament and for council seats. These charts are shown below: .
How many regions have the leading presidential candidates visited since the start of the campaign? How many rallies have they held? How much time have they spent speaking to the public? RaiaMwema newspaper published a front page story this week with the headline, Patashika (commotion), with answers to these questions given by senior members of the[…]
Based on data from the National Electoral Commission, as reported by Nipashe newspaper (and others), this chart shows the number and proportion of candidates for the positions of councillor, MP and president who are male and female. In all three cases, the vast majority of candidates (81-94%) are male.
2015 Manifestos: CCM Chadema / Ukawa CUF / Ukawa (Zanzibar) ACT Wazalendo CHAUMMA (added 16/10/15) ADC (added 18/10/15) Manifestos for previous elections: CCM 2005 CCM 2010 Chadema 2010
Laws and regulations: Election Expenses Act 2010 (English) (Parliament) Sheria ya Gharama za Uchaguzi 2010 (Swahili) (ORPP) Amri ya Gharama za Uchaguzi (2015) – Directive on election expenses (ORPP) – this sets limits on election expenditure by candidates and parties Expenses Form for Candidates (ORPP) Political Parties Act (2004) (ORPP) Political Parties Code of Conduct (2007) (ORPP) Election[…]
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