00:48 - Mutoko
a small town in Mashonaland East province.
02:46 - Budhi
03:20 - Ku stew
Public feeding scheme employed by the Rhodesian Government prior to UDI. The colloquialism references the stew that was given to children.
03:40 - Stodart Hall
Mbare’s biggest community centre, claims a high but uncelebrated place in the corridors of history. Not many people, especially younger generations, will know that it was in this emblematic building, at the outset of the Second Chimurenga, that nationalists met and plotted confrontation of the colonial Government.
04:20 - Salisbury
Colonial name of the capital city of Zimbabwe, now know as Harare.
04:25 - Baranz
Idiot, unfashionable or ignorant person.
07:11 - Mahachi
07:57 - Nyasaland
Colonial name of Malawi, Nyasaland was a British protectorate located in Africa that was established in 1907 when the former British Central Africa Protectorate changed its name. Between 1953 and 1963, Nyasaland was part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
07:57 - Tanganyika
Colonial name of Tanzania.
08:16 - Ujiji
Ujiji is the oldest town in western Tanzania, located about 6 miles south of Kigoma.
08:17 - Julius Nyerere
(13 April 1922 – 14 October 1999)Julius Kambarage Nyerere was a Tanzanian anti-colonial activist, politician, and political theorist. He governed Tanganyika as Prime Minister from 1961 to 1962 and then as President from 1963 to 1964, after which he led its successor state, Tanzania, as President from 1964 to 1985.
11:05 - Mushandirapamwe, Gwanzura
Nightclubs in Harare in the 1970s & 80s.
11:10 - Highfields
Highfields was then the largest and second oldest high-density suburb or township in Harare, Zimbabwe built to house Rhodesians of African origin.
11:12 - Skyline, Playboy, Job's night spot
Nightclubs in Zimbabwe in the 1970s & 80s.
12:50 - Dzimba
13:20 - fat cook
13:56 - Tin times
A form of gambling - based on coin spinning.
16:30 - Standard 6
Last year of primary school.
19:15 - Zezuru
a shona tribe originating from the central parts of Zimbabwe.
19:30 - Manyika
a shona tribe originating from the eastern parts of Zimbabwe.
19: 35 - Zvimba
Zvimba District is a district of Mashonaland West Province, Zimbabwe, with a large population of Zezuru people.
19:38 - Mutupo
Totem by which you know who you are related to.
19:57 - Rufu
20:10 - Kumusha, Kumamisha
20:20 - Kuroyiwa
To be bewitched, or something that is sacrilege.
22:02 - Mahabros
22:06 - Mapeaches
22:49 - Tsuro
Common Shona words used in this episode
Chirungu - english
Murungu - white person
Varungu - white people
Inini/Ini - myself
Ma - the
Pa - at
Kuti - transition word similar to that so
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