Mwananchi Communications Ltd.

Mwananchi Communication Ltd is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media, which attract and serve unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.
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about us

Who We Are

Mwananchi Communications Limited is a subsidiary of Nation Media Group. It is the leading print media company in Tanzania with print as well as online platforms. It was established in May 1999 as a Media Communication Limited and transformed to the advertising & Public Relations agency in year 2001 and was later acquired by Nation Media Group in the year 2002. Through Newspapers, we deliver a literate and informed audience who are opinion leaders, early adopters, and heavy consumers of different brands and service


Our print also delivers a mass market audience ranging from the young and upwardly mobile to the lower/ middle class who are mainstay of the Tanzania economy. Our Digital platforms provide you with an urban and peri urban audience and allow you a window into the world. It is the most effective way to reach anybody out there both local and international with an interest with the Tanzania and East Africa market.

Our Vision

To be a leading multimedia company in Tanzania

Our Mission

To enrich the lives of people and empower them to provide positive change in the society through superior media content

Our values


Be Honesty, Openness and Sincerity

Individual initiatives

Take Pro-active Steps to drive Performance

Customer Value

Exceed Customers’ Expectations and add Value to Customers’ Businesses

People development

Realize Employee Potential through Training & Development

Mutual Trust & Respect

Treat each with Respect and Dignity, and earn Trust


Be Accountable & Responsible

Corporate Social Responsibility and Citizenship

We are committed to bring Positive Changes in our Society by Leadership for Social Goods.

Editorial Independence

We Cherish and Uphold Editorial Independence in Our Business


Work with & Support Colleagues to Raise Overall Performance

Board of Directors

Leonard Mususa
Company Chairman
James Kinyua
Company Secretary
John Ulanga
Non Executive Director
Hanif Jaffer
Non Executive Director
Abdul Simba
Non Executive Director
Wangethi Mwangi
Non Executive Director
Stephen Gitagama
Executive Director
Francis Majige Nanai
Managing Director

Our Leadership

Francis Majige Nanai
Managing Director
Bakari Machumu
Executive Editor
Sarah Munema
Marketing Manager
Kenneth Mugabe
Advertising Manager
Deus Turyamureeba
Circulation & Distribution Manager
Josephat Kesagero
Legal & Admin Manager
Aika Massawe
Human Resources Manager
Vespery Michael
Production Manager
Paul Ongoma
 Finance Manager
Saptarishi Das
Digital Lead