Martha Mvungi

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Martha Mvungi, née Martha V. Mlangala is a Tanzanian writer in both Swahili and English.[1]

Three Solid Stones (1975) was a collection of Hehe and Bena folk tales in English translation.[1]

Since 1995 Mvungi has been the Director of a school, Ecacs Schools, which she founded on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam.[2]


  • 'Was It an Illusion?', Darlite, IV, 2 (1970), 34-38
  • Three Solid Stones, 1975. London: Heinemann Educational. African Writers Series 159.
  • Yasin's Dilemma, 1985
  • Yasin in Trouble, 1990
  • Hana hatia, 1975
  • Chale Anatumwa sokoni, 1982
  • Lwidiko, 2003


  1. ^ a b Albert S. Gérard, European-language writing in sub-Saharan Africa, Vol. 2, p.995
  2. ^ 'Ecacs Schools: Martha Mvungi', in Voices of Women Entrpreneurs in Tanzania, p. 10