Two Madzibaba praying for people at shrine

Madzibaba is a Shona term and title for a male member of various apostolic religious sects in Zimbabwe. The term is also used to refer to leaders who usually play the role of helping other members of the sect with prophecies, healing and leading them in prayer.

Madzibaba literally translates to The Men, however even the singular is still Madzibaba.

Female members of the apostolic sects are known as Madzimai.

Prominent Madzibaba

References