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Tonga people on the southern shore of Lake Kariba

A. K. H. Weinrich

Tonga people on the southern shore of Lake Kariba

by A. K. H. Weinrich

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Published by Mambo Press in Gwelo, Rhodesia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe.
    • Subjects:
    • Tonga (Zambesi people),
    • Ethnology -- Zimbabwe

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 109.

      StatementA. K. H. Weinrich ; foreword by Elizabeth Colson.
      SeriesMambo occasional papers : socio-economic series ;, no. 8
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT962.42 .W46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination109 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4760129M
      LC Control Number78106858

      BOOK REVIEWS A Non-Racial Island of Learning: A History of the University College of Rhodesia from its Inception to By M. Gelfand. Gwelo, Mambo Press, Zambeziana Series No. 4, , pp., illustrated, Rh$12,00 (p/b. RhS9,80). The Future of the University in Southern Africa Edited by H. W. van der Merwe and D. Welsh. Tonga is the most widely spoken language in this area, but most people, especially staff at the numerous lodges/hotels in the area speak Shona and English Get in. Bumi Marine, Bumi Hills Safari Lodge, Kariba, ☏ + 4 , [email protected]

      Caribbea Bay Resort is located on the shore of the lake Kariba, a sight more in keeping with the blue waters of the Mediterranean than the heart of Southern Africa. Caribbea Bay Resort, with its unashamedly Sardinian-style architecture and feel, great climate all year round and a host of water sports on hand, is a favorite playground for. Siavonga is on the Zambian shore of Lake Kariba, and this town has grown to be the tourist capital for Kariba on the Zambian side. Together with Sinazongwe, Siavonga was created for the displaced Tonga people who were made to move for their safety as the waters .

        Tonga People of Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Tonga People can be found in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe, they are part of the Bantu Speaking people and they are related to the Bakota People It is said the name ” Tonga” means an Independent also they came under the rule of the British in the end of the 19th Century. Binga District (Binga District) is a district of Zimbabwe in southern Africa. It is located in Matabeleland North just south of Kariba Lake, across the lake from Zambia It lies along the southern Zambezi Escarpment.. The Tonga people inhabit the area.


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Tonga people on the southern shore of Lake Kariba by A. K. H. Weinrich Download PDF EPUB FB2

How do we read a country. Who gets to tell or write a country’s stories. How do we come to understand a place and its people.

It was these questions that provoked us. The way that knowledge is acquired is not innocent or objective. This virtual archive is devoted in trying to demystify ways of thinking about the democratic rhetoric of independent Zimbabwe.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weinrich, A.K.H., Tonga people on the southern shore of Lake Kariba. Gwelo, Rhodesia: Mambo Press, Tonga, Bantu-speaking people who inhabit the southern portion of Zambia and neighbouring areas of northern Zimbabwe and ing more than one million in the early 21st century, the Tonga are concentrated along the Zambezi Escarpment and along the shores of Lake are settled agriculturists who grow corn (maize) primarily for subsistence but also for limited commercial.

Bond, G. Preliminary Observations on the Development of Shore-line Features on Lake Kariba. Record of a Kariba Research Symbolium, Fisheries Research Institute: Bond, Virginia. Between a rock and a hard place: applied anthropology and AIDS research on a commercial farm in Zambia.

Health Transition Review, Special Supplement 3. The upper valleys above the shores of the newly created lake Kariba to which they were relocated has much poorer, sandy soils that makes farming difficult to nearly impossible in some areas (Scudder, ).

It has now been almost half a century since the relocations and the Tonga people. 5A.K.H. Weinrich, The Tonga People of (he Southern Shore Lake Kariba (Gweru Mambo Press, Occasional Paper Socio-Economic Series ), 56, where she refers to a total of husbands and wives compared with husbands and wives in the book under review (Tables VIII and IX, ).

6J.H. Mueller, K.F Schwessler and H.L €"ostner. The people in the above three chiefdoms have long been denied access to Lake Kariba and its resources (Mashingaidze ; McGregor ;Saidi ). Siavonga is the town on Lake Kariba.

The Tonga people live along the lake shore and it was their music which started as you opened the page. The original small town was centred on the Post Office but since then (s) it has grown into a thriving town based on the kapenta and tourist industries.

In Zimbabwe the language of the Tonga people is called chitonga. The arrived in Zimbabwe about AD Their forefathers favoured the riverine areas along the Zambezi, Kana, Mzola and Tshongokwe Rivers in Zimbabwe.

The Tonga People were settled along Lake Kariba after the construction of the Kariba Dam wall. The Tonga are predominately identified by their homeland in the Southern Province. For instance, there are the Gwembe Valley Tonga who reside in the Gwembe Valley, a series of gorges below the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls measuring approximately miles ( km) long and miles ( km) wide (Colson).

Their land extended to the Kariba gorge which in became a construction site. The Tonga and Korekore rank amongst the most vulnerable population groups in Zimbabwe - suffering from chronic poverty, political marginalisation, and socio-economic underdevelopment, that stem as far back as the s, when these communities were forcibly evicted to make way for the Kariba Dam and Lake Kariba.

Nyaminyami is the ancestral spirit or Mudzimu of the Tonga people in the middle Zambezi Valley. The Tonga inhabited both banks of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe and Zambia for centuries. Life changed for everybody downstream of Devil’s Gorge with the construction of the Kariba dam wall at the entrance to Kariba Gorge in the ?s.

The People of the Great River: This is the story of the River Tonga People. In they were ewmoved from their land. They had lived for many generations by the river Zambesi, on both sides of the river.

When the Kariba Dam was built, their river became a lake. Siavonga is a town in the Southern Province of Zambia, lying on the north shore of Lake is Zambia's principal tourism centre for the lake, with accommodation, boating and fishing tours on offer.

Tongas are found in this region, the are one of the Bantu-botatwe speaking people. They have settled in this region for years and they are the major tribe living on the surface of the great. The resulting Lake Kariba was the largest man-made Lake of its time, covering an area miles long and miles wide.

And one of the world’s largest dams, it is ft ( m) high and 1, ft ( m) long. Altogether, 57, Tonga people were resettled as. The Tonga were and still are polygamous. Tonga retains cordial relations with the United States.

Numbering more than one million in the early 21st century, the Tonga are concentrated along the Zambezi Escarpment and along the shores of Lake Kariba.

The construction of the dam forever altered the lives of the Tonga. LAKE KARIBA. Although Lake Kariba is a vast water body ( kilometres long, up to metres deep, covering km2, and holding more than billion tonnes of water), it is more correctly a dam, as the water is held back by a huge dam wall (m high and spanning m across the Kariba Gorge).

It is the largest man-made reservoir in the world. However, a lot still needs to be done to improve the socio‐economic living conditions of the displaced Tonga/Korekore people. Originality/value – Lake Kariba was created in the late s to.

A centre for fishing, boating & cultural activities at the south-western end of Lake Kariba. Binga is a fishing, boating and cultural centre towards the western end of Lake Kariba's southern shore.

It is reachable via a tar road which turns off the main Bulawayo-Victoria Falls road near Dete/Hwange. The lake's dam wall was built between andforcing out several thousands of people, mainly Tonga speaking people.

THE world's largest man-made lake, Kariba, is in the grips of a man-made. The traditional homelands of the Tonga people are the Zambezi Valley and the higher country to the north, thus dividing them into two groups, the Valley and Plateau Tonga.

The Valley Tonga's traditional territory once spread into Zimbabwe, but largely disappeared when Lake Kariba was formed by the construction of the Kariba Dam.New Hyde Park, NY: University Books.

with Thayer Scudder. the Impact of the Kariba Resettlement upon the Gwembe Tonga. Kariba Studies, no. 4. The Tonga People on the Southern Shore of Lake Kariba. Edited by A.K.H. Weinrich. Mambo Occasional Papers.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Editor acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Tonga identity in process / Virginia Bond, Lisa Cliggett, Bennett Siamwiza -- Cultural forms through time -- Looking back and looking forward: Iron Age studies in southern Zambia and their contribution to the understanding of the Tonga / Francis B.

Musonda -- Ethnic identity, agency and.