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Robert Gabriel Mugabe (21 February 1924 – 6 September 2019) was a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017. He chaired the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) group from 1975 to 1980 and led its ...
Samanyanga is a Shona name for an elephant totem. It is commonly used in former Mutapa kingdon territory areas including Manicaland, Mashonaland East and Mashonaland west along the Zambezi Valley....
Gwariva is a Shona name for the wooden board used for mbira music instrument. It's normally made from a tree called Mubvamaropa (Pterocarpus angolensis)....
Is a Bemba word which means "Thank you"....
Linda is a Portuguese word which means "pretty" or "beautiful"....
Is a Shona word which means "The Saviour" or "Comforter"....
Sinyoro is clan name used mainly in Zimbabwe and the name comes from Senhor, a Portuguese word which means "Sir". The ancestor of the Sinyoro clan was a Portuguese national who married a black women and most members of this clan are light in complexion....
Zhuwawo comes from a Portuguese name Joao (pronounced zhuwawo) which means "John"....
Ruuke is a derivative from a Shona word kukaruka, which means something that occurs unexpectedly. Akangokaruka azvarwa. Maybe being the last born the parents were of advanced age and didn't expect another child....
This is a Shona name which literally means "bewitched". Most probably such families would have been victims of charm by witches and wizards for quite long....