Watsomba is described by Wikipedia as "a shopping centre in the province of Manicaland, Zimbabwe located 42 km north of Mutare on the main Mutare-Nyanga road." Older documents describe it as the administrative and trade center for Mutasa and Manyika communal lands.


Coordinates: 18°41′S 32°38′E

Other information

Lorieta Makahushaya Tsandukwa, traditional healer, died 1993 at age 60, was a resident of Watsomba.

Further Reading




  1. [1] Wikipedia,
  2. [Katherine Sayce (Ed), Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe], Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe, (Quest Publishing, Harare, 1987), Retrieved: 8 August 2019
  3. [Mary Akers (ed.), Encyclopaedia Rhodesia] (The College Press, Salisbury, 1973) Retrieved 8 August 2019"