Tanzania National Anthem Lyrics

The Tanzania national anthem, “Mungu Ibariki Afrika,” is a symbol of national pride and unity. Below are the original lyrics in Swahili.

Additional Information

  • Anthem Name: Mungu Ibariki Afrika
  • Written Date: 1961
  • Lyricist: Enoch Sontonga (original lyrics for “Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika”), Tanzania’s adaptation unknown
  • Composer: Enoch Sontonga
  • Official Adoption Date: 1961

Original Lyrics in Swahili

Mungu ibariki Afrika
Wabariki viongozi wake
Hekima, umoja na amani
Hizi ni ngao zetu
Afrika na watu wake.

English Translation of the Lyrics

Here is the Tanzania national anthem English version. “Mungu Ibariki Afrika” reflects the pride and unity of Tanzania. Below is the English translation of the lyrics.

God bless Africa
Bless its leaders
Wisdom, unity, and peace
These are our shields
Africa and its people.

Supporting Links

For a more detailed and original content about the Tanzania national anthem, please visit:
Lyrics and Their Meaning: Understanding Tanzania’s National Anthem
Tanzania National Anthem History – Wikipedia
These links provide additional details on the lyrics, historical context, and significance of the Tanzania national anthem, “Mungu Ibariki Afrika.”

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