Memorial service and all night ‘pungwe’ at the Mabvira homestead, Nyatate

One year since grandfather – Sekuru Bowden – passed away. He was remembered during this memorial service held all night in his honour:


Here we are about 40 km on the dust road north of Nyanga:


From the homestead looking North


Looking back over the homestead


Pungwe: speeches


Reading during the night


Singers during the night


One of the wabvuwi


Singer from Rusape


Service the next morning


150 lining up for food after the service


and there’s always washing up – nice location though!


In honour of Bowden Mabvira

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