Order of Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere

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Order of Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere
Award of Tanzania
Type Single grade Order
Ribbon Order of Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png
Status Currently constituted
Statistics
Established December 2011
Distinct recipients 3
Precedence
Next (higher) None
Next (lower) Order of the Uhuru Torch

The Order of Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere (Swahili: Nishani ya Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere) is the highest award of the Tanzanian Honours System.[1] It is named after Julius Nyerere, the nation's first president.

History[edit]

It was instituted by President Jakaya Kikwete in December 2011 to honour the nation's past presidents during the 50th anniversary celebrations of the independence of Tanganyika (present day Tanzania Mainland).

Recipients[edit]

Name Country Title
Julius Nyerere  Tanzania 1st President of Tanzania
Ali Hassan Mwinyi  Tanzania 2nd President of Tanzania
Benjamin Mkapa  Tanzania 3rd President of Tanzania

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rais Kikwete atibua nyongo" [President Kikwete awards medals] (in Swahili). MwanaHalisi. 21 December 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 

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