Alliance for Change and Transparency

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Alliance for Change and Transparency

Chama cha Wazalendo  (Swahili)
LeaderZitto Kabwe[1]
ChairpersonYeremia Kulwa Maganja
Secretary-GeneralDorothy Jonas Semu
SpokespersonAdo Shaibu
HeadquartersDar es Salaam, Tanzania
IdeologyUjamaa (partial)[2]
Democratic socialism[3]
Political positionCentre-left
SloganTaifa kwanza!
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Election symbol
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Political Party Website

Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT) is a political party in Tanzania.[4] It received its permanent registration in May 2014.[5]


The party was founded in 2014.

It intends to reintroduce some of the principles of Ujamaa. Opposition MP Zitto Kabwe formally joined the party in March 2015 following his expulsion from Chadema.[2]



It plans to attain at least 10 constituencies and gather 15 percent of the total vote in the forthcoming election.[2]


  1. ^ "Be ready for big surprise, says Zitto". The Citizen. Dar es Salaam. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Kabendera, Eric (28 March 2015). "Return of Ujamaa as Zitto Kabwe defects to new party". TheEastAfrican. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  3. ^ "ACT profile". ACT Wazalendo. 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-04-16. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  4. ^ Mwangonde, Henry (4 March 2014). "TZ gets new political party, pledges wider democracy". The Citizen (Tanzania). Retrieved 2014-07-21.
  5. ^ "New Political Party Enters Scene With 'Mature Politics' Pledge". Daily News (Tanzania). 6 May 2014. Archived from the original on July 28, 2014. Retrieved 2016-10-17.

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