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This blog walks you through the precious memories of growing up in Sakubva.It gives you a picture of what it used to be like to wha it is now giving you the more reason why we want to rebuild it.The memories make you smile,cry,grin and sometimes curse.There are some memories we wish to forget but others we simpy enjoy.So come on lets go on this journey together.

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CCAP Sakubva: A musical outfit in Sakubva

Posted by rebuildsakubva on May 5, 2015 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (12)

CCAP Gospel outfit in Sakubva

Coming soon!! CCAP Sakubva Voice new album......Sakubva growing spritually as well.

To: Our friends and fans

We are so full of gratitude for all your support and prayers. For any difficulty or delay in the process, we send our sincere apology. We wouldn’t be able to do this project without you. . Thank you for your loyalty. You are extremely vital to the success of CCAP Sakubva Voice. We are so grateful and fortunat...

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Manicaland:The Province of Opportunities

Posted by rebuildsakubva on May 5, 2015 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (1)

I stumbled upon this and l thought l should share.


"Please dont get me wrong.It is only that

Manicaland has scored many firsts.

For an example:-

The first black university graduate was Gedion

Mhlanga from Manicaland.

The first black woman university graduate was

Sarah Kachingwe(nee Chavhunduka) Manicaland.

The First black lawyer was Hebert Chitepo

Manicaland.The first black Medical Doctor was

Samuel Parirenyat...

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Jumping Rope

Posted by rebuildsakubva on May 5, 2015 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Jumping Rope or Fish fish

Fish Fish spell your name

F.I.S.H. Fish fish turn around

And touch the ground and go away

Away,away away

Maybe you remember this one

Christopher Columbus was a great man

He went to America in a sauce pan

He went to Blantyre,Blantyre

And over.

Two litle sausages in a sauce pan


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Queen mother and Queen Elizabeth Visited Sakubva

Posted by rebuildsakubva on January 26, 2014 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (1)

In 1953 the Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth 11 visited the township of Umtali known as Sakubva.During their visits they went into one house in Chitungo.Below are the versions of the story and what happened.It is also stated that the Queen mother admired the dahlias that were growing on two of the houses and had to pluck one before she went inside the house to pay a curtesy call.Today this is part of Sakubva history which fits in our puzzel as we look back to where we come from and look furth...

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Restoring community library

Posted by rebuildsakubva on January 26, 2014 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Mutare — A local community organisation, Rebuild Sakubva, (Resa) wants to revive the reading culture in Mutare where delinquency among youths and schoolchildren has sharply increased over the years.




Resa, an initiative...

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Sakubva oh my Sakubva

Posted by rebuildsakubva on October 5, 2012 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (1)

‎''Sakubva, The Eternal Maiden''


''There are places I remember,

all my life, though some have changed,

some forever not for better

some are gone and some remain

all these places had their meaning

with lovers and friends, I still recall

some are dead and some their living

in my life, I've loved them all...''


The above lyrics of an old, Rod Stewart song,'' In my life'', bear an underlying melancholy, ...

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Our Sakubva Our Concern

Posted by rebuildsakubva on April 2, 2012 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Today l am posting statements from our facebook page about what some of our members are saying.You are free to ask questions or add the discussion on the comment box below.

Jokes aside good people, we all must work to eliminate the evil drink ZED from our streets and tuck shops. Zed is a cane spirit quite similar to Mainstay but they differ in the level of purity. Cheap cane spirits are often made from industrial grade ethanol, which is not sufficiently distilled t...

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Weddings oh weddings

Posted by rebuildsakubva on February 14, 2012 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Muchatiseni dho Muchatiseni doh reh doh ti la doh.(Lets wed her,lets wed her doh reh doh ti la doh)

Nhasi Ndezveduwo

This was a common ...

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Bathroom time in Maonde

Posted by rebuildsakubva on January 24, 2012 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Bathroom No 4Bhavha Number 4.

As was popularly known all bathrooms cum toilets were called bhavha which is derived from bathroom.Each bhavha was numbererd and expected to cater for over 20 families.It has two divisions for men and women but women sometimes go into the men's side to do laundry,fetch water or bath babies.Most men used these for bathing ...

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Rebuild Sakubva and rebuild yourself

Posted by rebuildsakubva on January 14, 2012 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (1)

I was born in 1972 through home delivery in Sakubva township in Mazhambe.My parents lived in Mazhambe then although this was my father's parents' house.Life in the 70s was not so fast and people lived as social community members.My parents then moved to 88 Maonde.This neighbourhood had blocks of two roomed attachments.Each block has (up to now) four such attachments of two roomed houses.This means that four families live on a block.The two rooms were meant to be a kitchen and a bedr...

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