Tanganyika African Association

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Tanganyika African Association
Founded 1929
Dissolved July 1954
Preceded by Tanganyika Territory African Civil Service association
Succeeded by Tanganyika African National Union
Headquarters Tanganyika Territory
Ideology African nationalism

The Tanganyika African Association (TAA) was a Tanganyika Territory political association, formed in 1929.[1] It was founded by civil servants including Ali Saidi, members of an earlier association called the Tanganyika Territory African Civil Service association.[2][3] It was transformed into the Tanganyika African National Union (TANU) in 1954 by Julius Nyerere.[4]