Results

Tanzanians’ strong support for ‘watchdog’ media, high ratings of media performance undergird debate over Media Services Bill A majority of Tanzanians favour a media free of government interference, although this support has dropped sharply in recent years. Read more
Tanzanians approach competitive election with confidence in freedom to choose Significant proportions of Tanzanians voice concerns about the likelihood of a fair vote count, about bribery of voters, and about biased media coverage, and some citizens express fear of election-related intimidation and violence. Read more
Tanzanians support critical free press, commend its performance, but want less negative reporting A majority of Tanzanians support a critical and independent news media, but that support has weakened as more citizens express a desire for less negative news reporting, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Tanzanians express dissatisfaction with current living conditions, perceive declining economic conditions Despite annual economic growth rates averaging of 7%, a majority of Tanzanians say their current living conditions are bad, according to the 2014 Afrobarometer survey. Read more
China influence seen as strong, positive in Tanzania China has a greater influence on Tanzania than any other country and is a preferred model for Tanzania’s future development, the latest Afrobarometer survey suggests. Read more
Tanzanians see increased corruption, ineffective fight against it A majority of Tanzanians say that the level of corruption in the country has increased over the past year, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey. Read more