The Shona are exceedingly rich in proverbs. Proverbs are a cherished and interesting part of their oral literature.
Translation Give a big hoe to a farmer; a lazy man will fall asleep with it. Inspiration Traditionally, the Shona … Read more
Translation Even though a fool, silence will get you honoured as wise. Application Sometimes it is wiser to say nothing.
Translation A baboon might be ugly, but it doe not feed on the carcass of an animal that it found … Read more
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Shungu is the voice behind ZimbOriginal. 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.