NDAU


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NDAUNotification and Data Appraisal Unit (United Kingdom)
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Though Kamba Simango is central to the story, as the title suggests, other lesser known but clearly influential Ndau evangelists also come to the fore, such as Tapera Nkomo and Bede Simango.
For the Hmong women, pa ndau is a way for them to express themselves.
In this photo, Hmong women are trying to sell their Pa Ndau and gift items to tourists in Sapa.
In this discussion, the term Shona is used to refer to speakers of Manyika, Karanga, Zezuru, Korekore and Ndau who occupy present day Zimbabwe.
The estimated 4 million Makua are the dominant group in the northern part of the country--the Sena and Ndau are prominent in the Zambezi valley, and the Tsonga and Shangaan dominate in southern Mozambique.
For instance, on one hand, the Manyika and Ndau people, who form the linguistic Shona groupings from the eastern Manicaland province in Zimbabwe, know that when wind blows from the eastern side bordering Mozambique, then the rain season is just 'around the corner'.
The Kalanga occupy the area that is dominated by the Ndebele people in Western Zimbabwe, the Karanga occupy the southern part of the country, the Korekore are found in the north, while the Zezuru occupy the central region of Zimbabwe and the Manyika and Ndau people occupy the eastern region of Zimbabwe (Asante, 2000: 20).
The Nambya pattern of vowel coalescence processes is found in other Bantu languages such as Shona (Doke, 1931; Fivaz, 1966, 1970; Harford, 1997), Ndau (Mkanganwi, 1973), Cinsenga (Miti, 2001, 2006), Ndebele (Ndlovu, 1997; Khumalo, 2003; Sibanda, 2009) and IsiZulu (Doke, 1927).
In Zimbabwe, the linguistic dialect groups under the armpit of Shona the Korekore in the northern region and greater part of the Zambezi valley; the Zezuru in the central region; the Manyika in the eastern region; the Ndau in the south of the region occupied by the Manyika people; the Karanga in the southern region and lastly the Kalanga in the western part of Zimbabwe.
He wants the reader to believe him as a way of trying to silence dissenting voices from the Ndebele, the Ndau, the Shangaan and other ethnic groups in the country.
The Shona people are a dominant ethnic group in Zimbabwe under whose armpit fall the Manyika, Karanga, Korekore, Zezuru, Ndau and Kalanga linguistic groups.