The Constitutional Right of Access to Information in Tanzania: Insights on the Law, Practice and Problems

Mfikwa, Tumaini John (2018) The Constitutional Right of Access to Information in Tanzania: Insights on the Law, Practice and Problems. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The topic dealt by this study is about the constitution right of access to information in Tanzania insights on the law, practice and problems. In addressing the problems the researcher hypothesized that the right to information is not guaranteed by the national laws. The aim of research study was to analyse the constitution right of access to information and to explore the law and practice. In addressing the said problem the research has five chapters of which each chapter is covered with a specific aspects concerning the rights of access to information. The first chapter covers the introduction part under which there are introduction, background of the problem, statement of the problem, research objectives, research questions, literature review, significance of the research, research methodology, sample strategy and scope and limitations. The second chapter covers the history of access to information, from the Medieval Era in ancient time, historical development of access and the Magna Carta. Third chapter is enshrined with discussing on access to information in Tanzania whereby the different international and regional agreements as well as national laws on access to information are discussed. Chapter four covers the presentation of research findings and data analysis which involves interpretation of data gathered by the researcher during the study and produce it in a summary way. Chapter five is last chapter which provides for the conclusion and recommendation. The conclusion and recommendations that have been given has printed out what may be done in order to improve the access to information in Tanzania.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 340 Law
Divisions: Faculty of Law > Faculty of Law
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2018 15:06
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2018 15:06
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2031

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