Mkuki na Nyota
|Country of origin||United Republic of Tanzania|
|Headquarters location||47 Samora Ave, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania|
|Nonfiction topics||Politics, economics, gender studies, development studies, children|
Mkuki na Nyota Publishers Ltd (MNP) is a book publishing company that was founded in 1991 in response to the general absence of independent scholarly publishing in Tanzania. It researches, creates, publishes, markets and sells general books, children’s books, trade books and educational books. Books are published in both English and Kiswahili. It also translates literature into Kiswahili, including Le Petit Prince from its original French.
Mkuki na Nyota has published books for and in conjunction with the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA), Research on Democracy in Tanzania (REDET). Mkuki na Nyota has partnered with Non-governmental organisations to promote reading and education in Tanzania, for example, with Newton Tanzania.