The Zambezi Valley Refrain-Lweendo LwaBasilwizi Book and Strategic plan Launch

Submitted by frank on Tue, 08/30/2016 - 17:38

On the 13th of August 2016, the Tonga people witnessed a historic milestone of their life time, through participating in the launch of Basilwizi book ‘The Zambezi Refrain, Lweendo LwaBasilwizi and adopting the new 5 year strategic plan for Basilwizi. 

Over the past 13 years, Basilwizi Trust has been working with communities in Hwange, Binga, Gokwe north and Gokwe south and Nyaminyami in building their capacities to champion their own development. Consequently, in the past two years, Basilwizi undertook an exercise to document the people’s struggles for development as experienced in the field and presented these in a book entitled ‘The Zambezi Valley Refrain, ’Lweendo LwaBasilwizi’. It is this book that culminated to the event of the 13th of August 2016, at Simatelele Secondary School.

The event was graced by the Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Advovate J.F Mudenda. In his speech, the guest of honour narrated the history of the Gwembe Valley Tonga and emphasized the need for Tonga people to appreciate who they are as people. Let’s hear what Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Advovate J.F Mudenda had to say….

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