Mzingwane High (Secondary) School in Esigodini, Matabeleland South Province, was founded in 1921 in Tsholotsho, and then established / moved to Essexvale (now Esigodini) in 1942.

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See High Schools Of Zimbabwe.
See List of Secondary and High Schools in Zimbabwe and Contact Numbers.
See Association of Trust Schools.
See Zimbabwe Top 100 O' Level Schools. (November 2018)


Address: Pvt Bag 5806 Esigodini.
Telephone: 0288352, 0288455, 0288508.
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Mzingwane High School is a boys-only government secondary school - the only school all male school left in Matebeleland South. It is a boarding school.
The School motto is Izenzo kunge Mazwi meaning Actions Speak Louder Than Words. Obadiah Mlilo was Mzingwane's first black principal; he headed the school from 1973 to 1978. Mzingwane has a large alumni base both within the country and in the diaspora, as Mzingwane Old Boys Association (MOBA). It also has several famous alumni.

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Students / Teachers / Courses

Mzingwane High boards 400+ students.


Founders Day, sports day, extra-curricular activities.


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Further Reading

Funds missing at Mzingwane High, Sunday News, 10 January 2021. Foreign currency incentives mobilised by parents for teachers has failed to reach the intended beneficiaries. The situation is so bad that the parents engaged the MP for Umzingwane, Retired Brigadier-General Levi Mayihlome.