The Shona are exceedingly rich in proverbs. Proverbs are a cherished and interesting part of their oral literature.
Word definitions chiverevere: doing something secretly gombo: new agricultural land Translation While slaughtering an ox could be done secretly, we … Read more
Word definitions guyu (onde): fig Translation While a fig might appear ripe and juicy from the outside, the inside is … 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.