Gutu district is the third largest district in Masvingo province after Chiredzi and Mwenezi and is located to the northern side. The name Gutu is said to have originated from Chinomukutu wemiseve – meaning, the one with a load of arrows. This is according to the historical folklore of the Gumbo clan who took over the area from the Shiri clan through killing them by...
The tribe claims to have migrated from Guruuswa, settling near Norton where the first Chivero was buried, and where they lived until they were moved into the Reserve by the government. Their totem is eland, Shava (Mwendamberi). They claim that the area was not occupied when they arrived and they evidently held control of a very large area, including today’s Mhondoro Tribal Trust land and...
Hurungwe District is located in Mashonaland West province of
Zimbabwe and is fairly the largest district in the province in terms of physical expanse
and population. The main town is Karoi, which is located about 200kms from
Harare by road. The district depends more on farming, with Tobacco being the
main cash crop, followed by cotton. The chiefs in the district include: Chundu,
Kazangarare, Dendera, Nematombo, Mujinga, Dandawa and Nyamhunga....