Beliefs & Religion
For this post, I will refer to indigenous religion … Read more
The traditional values of Zimbabwean people are centered on … Read more
Most superstitious beliefs and practices are rooted in uroyi … Read more
Shura noun: mysterious occurrence/ bad omen (and less often … Read more
Proverb of the day
In lay terms, ideophones are words that stand out … Read more
Culture and language are inextricably intertwined. Over the past … Read more
It is common knowledge that a few Shona words … Read more
Lifestyle & Social Issues
A breakdown in the transmission of cultural knowledge My … Read more
Ndaizivei’s story While attending boarding school back in 1989 … Read more
The Shona trace a person’s descent through the paternal … Read more
The generational relay Many of the things my mother … Read more
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Shungu is the voice behind zimboriginal.com. She has a restless hand and a penchant for discovery. Her upbringing is fairly balanced between an urban and rural setting. The urban - pretty basic and spent almost entirely in boarding school. The rural - not so glorious and filled with all the dreaded chores that come with keeping a rural homestead going. Shungu is a qualified chartered management accountant and currently lives in Harare, Zimbabwe. Learn more.