Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, Tanzania
Mkuki na Nyota Publishers is an indigenous Book Publishing Company established in 1991, in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. With a background of 18 years as the General Manager of the Tanzania Publishing House, Walter Bgoya established Mkuki na Nyota Publishers in response to the general absence of independent scholarly publishing in Tanzania. Concentrating initially on scholarly books and general titles, MnNP have since then developed a diverse list of scholarly titles in the Social Sciences, fiction, children’s books and high quality Art books. Central to the concept of African publishing for Africa is publishing in Swahili.