TANZANIA MAINLAND CELEBRATES 53 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE, 9th.DECEMBER2014
is a name of an East African country which originated from the union of two
independent states, Tanganyika (Tanzania Mainland) and Zanzibar.
Tanganyika got independence in 1961 and Zanzibar got her
independence in 1963, then in 1964 the two independent states united to
formulate one country named United Republic of Tanzania.
was under Germany domination since 1886 up to 1919, by then it was called
German Eat Africa. After German being defeated in the First World War
(1914-1918), Britain took over all Germany colonies in 1919 right after the
First World War. In January 1920 Britain decided to change the name German East
Africa to Tanganyika territory. This name originated for the biggest lake
located in Western part of the country.
being under Britain, then Tanganyika got her independence in the 9thof December, 1961.
year Tanzania has been celebrating independence day on 9thof December to remember this
special day and remind themselves of what have been done and what to be done so
far for the betterment of the country.