“Madzinza Ese Anondifarira,” original guitar composition by Sekuru Tute Chigamba
This song is for all of the people here in Zimbabwe. I have so many people who came to my house, like people from Malawi, and people from Mozambique. They are people. They come to my house, and we share, and we stay together. And when we talk, I pick up different languages from those people, because I stayed with them. In Highfield, I was almost a father for those people. They used to come and with me, because I take every person as a person. I don’t take a person and say, “He is not a Zimbabwean.” No. He is Zimbabwean. We are together in Zimbabwe, so he is Zimbabwean. When you come to Zimbabwe, you are Zimbabwean, because we are together.
People are people. You know, in Shona we say, “Munhu munhu,” or “A person is a person.” Then we come to the color, and the region you come from, and the country you come from. And then we learn from your culture, and you have to learn from our culture also. That is why we say “Munhu munhu” – A person is a person.