Concession is a town located in Mashonaland Central Province.


The name Amandas is from an old witch, named Manda, who lived in a hill 3 km west of Concession. The village came to be called her's, Amanda's. She was hanged for misleading, but before her death she prophesied her spirit would return. After she died, a large swarm of bees took up residence in her cave. It was believed the bees were her spirit. [1]


It is home to about 4,983 people and the population comprises of both sexes of different nationalities although the majority are local Zimbabweans.


  1. [Chief Information Officer, Lore and Legend of Southern Rhodesia Place Names] (Southern Rhodesia Information Service, Salisbury, 1960) Retrieved 8 November 2021"