Language & Ethicity


There are sixteen official languages spoken in Zimbabwe and numerous dialects especially where the shona language is dominant.

The christian religion is the most dominant. The population of Zimbabwe is about thirteen million and it consists of  blacks, whites, coloureds (mixed race ),Indians and other minority races which are Zimbabweans through birth, decent or through having met other requirements for citizenship status. The tribes in Zimbabwe are numerous and are distinguished by various things which will be revealed as each tribe is discussed in detail. The following is a list  of the official languages spoken in Zimbabwe:

  • English
  • Shona
  • Ndebele
  • Nambya
  • Ndau
  • Chibarwe
  • Kalanga
  • Venda
  • Khoisan
  • Shangani
  • Sign Language
  • Tonga
  • Tswana
  • Xhosa
  • Sotho
  • Chewa/Nyanja