Tanzania: Understanding Your Right to Information

Published: May 2021

This guide from MISA Tanzania outlines the right to information for civil society and Tanzanians and how to request information from government entities. The right to seek, receive and disseminate information on diverse issues of importance is protected and guaranteed under article 18 of the constitution of Tanzania. Additionally, it is a human right that enhances accountability and transparency of government activities. The guide defines who can request information, who can provide information, steps to make a request, and how to appeal a denied request. Download the full guide from MISA Tanzania here.