REPOA has released the findings of Afrobarometer survey on the way Tanzanians perceive the performance of the parliament and the president and trust of all three branches of Government. The findings in this survey demonstrate that all branches of the Government, the President, the Parliament (or legislature) and the Courts of Law (or judiciary) may need to improve conduct of their business to regain the trust and approval of the people.
Perceptions of trust towards all three branches of Government
• Only the Judiciary did not experience an aggregate decline in trust among the 3 branches of government
• There was a 14% points decline in the trust of the president from 88% in 2008 to 74% in 2012
• There was a 37% points decline in the trust of the president among Tanzanians with a post-secondary education 97% in 2008 to 60% in 2012
• Trust in the parliament declined 19% points amongst Tanzanians with a post-secondary education from 90% in 2008 to 71% in 2012
• Trust in the parliament declined by 12% points amongst Tanzanians with a secondary education from 82% in 2008 to 72% in 2012
Below is the full presentation