The Right Rev. Bishop Anthony Banzi, was born on
28th October, 1946 in the village of Mangoja, at Tawa Parish, Morogoro.
He got Primary education in the Lukenga Primary school. In 1960
he joined St. Peter Junior Seminary, Bagamoyo and later St. Charles
Junior Seminary Itaga, 1965-1967.
In 1968-1969 he joined Kibosho Major Seminary for
Philosophy and later Kipalapala Senior Seminary for Theology in
1970-1973. He was ordained priest on 29th July, 1973. He was appointed
Bishop of Tanga on 24th June, 1994 and consecrated Bishop of Tanga
on 15th September 1994.