Mbare surburb in Harare

Mbare is the first settlement to be built by the Pioneer Column when it arrived in Zimbabwe in 1907 for migrant workers. The settlement was built on the Salisbury Kopje, where the Magaba and Nenyere Flats now stand. Originally, the land on which it was built used to belong to the Chivero chiefdom, which shared boundaries with Chief Seke’s mini-empire.

The suburb has a historical importance as the first Zimbabwean township and the home for the 20-time league champions, Dynamos as well as for many of the up and coming Zimdancehall artists. (Full article...)

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