Orders, decorations, and medals of Tanzania

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The Tanzanian Honours System consists of orders and medals awarded for exemplary service to the nation. It is presented by the President of Tanzania on national holidays.[1]

Orders[edit]

Order Class Local name in Kiswahili
Order of Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Order of Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere Nishani ya Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere
Order of the Torch of Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.gif Order of the Uhuru Torch of Mount Kilimanjaro I–IV Nishani ya Mwenge wa Uhuru
Order of the United Republic of Tanzania - ribbon bar.png Order of the United Republic of Tanzania Nishani ya Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania
Order of the Declaration of Arusha (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.gif Order of the Arusha Declaration I–III Nishani ya Azimio la Arusha

Medals[edit]

Medal Ribbon Class
Medal of Bravery (Swahili: Nishani ya Ujasiri) Medal for Bravery (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Army
Medal of Valour
Nishani ya Ushujaa  (Swahili)
Medal for Valour - military (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Army
Medal for Valour - police (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Police
Medal of Perseverance and Endurance (Swahili: Nishani ya Ushupavu) Medal for Perseverance and Endurance (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Army
Medal of Exemplary Service
Nishani ya Utumishi Uliotukuka  (Swahili)
Medal for Exemplary Service - military (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Army
Medal for Exemplary Service - police (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Police
Medal for Exemplary Service - prisons (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Prisons
Medal of Long Service and Ethical Conduct
Nishani ya Utumishi Mrefu na Maadili Mema  (Swahili)
Medal of Long Service and Ethical Conduct - civil (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Civil
Medal of Long Service and Ethical Conduct - military (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Army
Medal of Long Service and Ethical Conduct - police (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Police
Medal of Long Service and Ethical Conduct - prisons (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Prisons
Union Medal
Nishani ya Muungano  (Swahili)
Medal of Unification - military (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Army
Medal of Unification - police (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Police
Medal of Unification - prisons (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Prisons
Zimbabwe Medal (Swahili: Nishani ya Zimbabwe) Zimbabwe Medal (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png
Tanganyika Independence Medal
Nishani ya Uhuru Tanganyika  (Swahili)
Tanganyika Independence Medal - civil (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Civil
Tanganyika Independence Medal - military (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Army
Tanganyika Independence Medal - police (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Police
Tanganyika Independence Medal - prisons (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Prisons
Medal of the Republic
Nishani ya Jamhuri  (Swahili)
Medal of the Republic - civil (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Civil
Medal of the Republic - military (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Army
Medal of the Republic - police (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Police
Medal of the Republic - prisons (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.gif Prisons
Medal of Long Service
Nishani ya Utumishi Mrefu  (Swahili)
Medal for Long Service - military (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Army
Medal for Long Service - police (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Police
Medal for Long Service - prisons (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Prisons
Medal of the Revolution
Nishani ya Mapinduzi  (Swahili)
Medal of the Revolution - civil (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Civil
Medal of the Revolution - police (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Police
Medal of Environmental Care (Swahili: Nishani ya Utunzaji wa Mazingira)
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Civil
Medal of Invention and Scientific Research (Swahili: Nishani ya Ugunduzi na Utafiti wa Kisayansi)
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Civil
Medal of Arts and Sports (Swahili: Nishani ya Sanaa na Michezo) Medal for Arts and Sports (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Civil
Medal of Excellent Production (Swahili: Nishani ya Uzalishaji Mali Bora) Medal for Excellent Production (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Civil

Campaign Medals[edit]

Medal Local name in Kiswahili Established
War Medal (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png War Medal Nishani ya Vita
1979
Kagera Medal (Tanzania) - ribbon bar.png Kagera Medal Nishani ya Kagera
1979
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Anjouan Medal Nishani ya Anjouan
2008

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kikwete pardons 3,814 prisoners". Daily News, (Tanzania). 10 December 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013.