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President of Tanzania

President of the
United Republic of Tanzania
Rais wa Jamhuri ya
Muungano wa Tanzania
Presidential Standard
Jakaya Kikwete

since 21 December 2005
Executive branch of the Tanzanian Government
Style His Excellency (Formal)
Mheshimiwa Rais  (Swahili)
Member of Cabinet
Residence Ikulu
Seat Dar es Salaam
Term length Five years
renewable once
Constituting instrument 1977 Constitution
Formation 29 October 1964
First holder Julius Nyerere
Deputy Vice President of Tanzania
Salary TSh 84 million (US$ 42,000) annually[1]
Website .tz.go.ikuluwww

The President of the United Republic of Tanzania is the head of state and head of government of Tanzania. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of Tanzania and is the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.[2]


  • Role 1
    • Powers 1.1
  • Election 2
  • 2011 presidential election 3
  • State visits 4
  • Living former Presidents 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8


Latest election

See also


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  3. ^ Cavaco é o primeiro PR com popularidade negativa (Portuguese)
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