KILA MUOMBA KHERI MUNGU HUMSHUSHIA

This kanga is made to be sold in the Mwanza region of Tanzania. It is bigger, softer and a bit more expensive than the Nida kangas that are available in other regions of… Continue reading

WAKUNGA WATAALAM KWA UZAZI SALAMA

This kanga was made to celebrate 40 years of the UNFPA working with Tanzania. You can read more about the UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) and its work in Tanzania on its website. The kanga… Continue reading

MUNGU NI MWEMA

Another nice kanga from NIDA Textiles. This one is easy to translate. In English, it is “God is Good.” This is a common phrase for kangas and also for the back of trucks… Continue reading

WACHEMSHE HAO HAO, KWANGU MTAPOA

  I bought this kanga in Moshi back in April 2015. It has almost the same saying as the kanga from December 26, 2015. The translation is difficult, but you can read more… Continue reading

FURAHA YANGU NI WEWE

I received these kangas from Nida Textiles in Dar es Salaam This kanga also comes in blue and white..

WACHEMSHE HAO HAO KWANGU UTAPOA

  The translation for this saying is a difficult one for me. I think it literally says something like, “boil them, mine will be cool.” Online I have found one interpretation that says,… Continue reading

#HAPA KAZI TU

This kanga, produced by Nida Textiles, is a campaign kanga for the CCM party. It depicts the nominees for president and vice-president, John Magufuli and Samia Suluhu. They went on to win the… Continue reading

HAPA KAZI TU

Hongera to John Magufuli who was inaugurated as Tanzania’s fifth president on November 5, 2015. This is the official kanga for the State House celebrating the occasion and Tanzania’s newest president. It was produced by… Continue reading

MUNGU AKUPE KHERI

We saw a lot of beautiful kangas at the Nida Textiles Shop in Dar es Salaam. Of all of them, this was my son’s favorite.        

HIZI NI REHEMA ZA MUNGU

You can find the same sayings printed on many different kangas. These might include a traditional proverb or just a popular phrase. Below is an example of a kanga that has the same… Continue reading