The United Republic of Tanzania is a country in East Africa in the African Great Lakes region. It is 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 post–World War I accords and the League of Nations charter designated the area a British Mandate, except for the Kionga Triangle,
a small area in the southeast that was incorporated into Portuguese East Africa (later Mozambique). British rule came to an end in 1961 after a relatively peaceful transition.
The parliament of Tanzania consists of two parts: the president and the National Assembly.
The president and the members of the National Assembly are elected concurrently by direct popular vote for five-year terms. The vice-president
is elected for a five-year term at the same time as the president and
on the same ticket. The Tanzanian democracy is one of the most
stable in Africa Close
Why bee-keeping in Tanzania
Thanks to an ideal climate and environment, Tanzania has a long history with bees and honey. Long before agriculture, honey was collected from
wild hives. During the colonial period and early years of the country, honey, beeswax and related products contributed to the national GDP and
trade in greater terms than today. Read more