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Which party led Tanganyika to independence?
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Also question is, which party led Tanganyika to independence in 1961?
Independence and Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar Julius Nyerere demanding political independence for Tanganyika in 1961.
Beside above, who led Tanganyika to independence? In 1977 the Tanganyika African National Union (TANU), which had led the colony to independence, and the Afro-Shirazi Party (ASP) of Zanzibar, which had taken power after a coup in 1964, merged to form the Revolutionary Party (Chama cha Mapinduzi; CCM), and a new constitution was adopted the…
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How did Tanzania gain its independence?
Support for TANU grew, and by 1960, the first elections were planned for Tanganyika. On 9 December 1961, Tanganyika became an independent republic and became known from then on as Tanzania. In 1962, it became a one party state under Julius Nyerere, following Nyerere's ideologically-driven policy of socialism.