Lupane, the town, is in Matabeleland North Province. It is on the Bulawayo - Victoria Falls highway. The Lupane River is also in Matabeleland North.
At the battle of Pupu, Mtshana Khumalo defeated the patrol of Major Allan Wilson, blocking their attempted to cross the Lupane River and capture King Lobengula.
In the Zimbabwe 1985 Parliamentary Election, Lupane returned to Parliament:
In the 1990 Parliamentary Election (see A History of Zimbabwean Elections) Lupane returned to Parliament:
Turnout - 23 790 voters or 50.33 %
Jotsholo Secondary School
Mabhikwa Secondary School
Lupane State University