Makadii!

Hello! Our names are Naniso and Shinga, and we would love to share our adventures with you! Come and find out a bit more about us and our friends!

It’s January 2019!

Come and sing and dance along to the months of the year in Shona. Mwedzi ye gore! You can also download and print the crossword here and the word search here.

Some colouring for you!

Get your parents to help you print out these pictures of Naniso and Shinga so that you can colour them in!

Naniso and Shinga Theme Tune!

Hello everyone! We are very pleased to share our theme tune with you today! We hope you enjoy it as much as we do and that it gets you dancing! Can you hear the African instruments, especially the marimba and the mbira? They sound great with Naniso’s violin, don’t they? What other instruments can you […]

Fun Fact Friday – Victoria Falls!

Mosi-O-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders) is the local name given to the Victoria Falls, which is one of the seven natural wonders of the world! It is found on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, and it is said that the noise of the falls can be heard 40 kilometres or 25 miles away. Roughly […]

Official Languages in Zimbabwe – Word Search

Hi! There are 16 official languages in Zimbabwe! See if you can find them all! You can also download a printable version of this word search from

Naniso’s Favourite Five – Gogo Nomandla

During our visit to Zimbabwe in the summer, Amai (mother) took us to a place called Mbare Musika. You can buy anything there and it is super busy with people, buses and ETs (Emergency Taxis) – our local high street market here in England has nothing on this vibrant place. While Amai tried to get […]

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