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    Murandu installed new Chief Nemauzhe



    SIMBARASHE MTEMBO

    CHIVI
    - Nelson Murandu (59) of the Ngara (Porcupine) totem has been sworn in as the 15th Chief Nemauzhe following the death of his predecessor only identified as Dhangu who died in 2007.
    Murandu hails from the Mukotosi house and is the first member of the Mukotosi house to be sworn in as Chief Nemauzhe. The chieftainship circulates around four families namely Mukotosi, Mazange, Handizvinzwi and Makovere.
    Murandu was officially installed as a chief by the Minister of Rural Development, Promotion and Preservation of Natural Culture and Heritage, Abednego Ncube on Thursday last week.
    The event was held at Mangwayi Primary School in Ward 22 of Chivi Central and the event was attended by Chief Chivi and Shindi and several high ranking ZANU-PF officials.
    Speaking at the occasion, Ncube urged the community to respect and honor their traditional leadership structures as they serve a higher purpose.
    Murandu was born in 1956 and joined the liberation war in 1977. He joined the army in 1980 and retired in 2009 as a Warrant Officer class1 under the Presidential Guard Regiment; he is married to Prisca Murandu and together have 6 children.
    Alistair Dhangu was serving as Chief Nemauzhe from 2007 when his father Dhangu who was Chief Nemauzhe died.
    "I am honored to be the new Chief Nemauzhe, it is my greatest honor to save the people of Chivi as their Chief," said Murandu.
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