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The Sinyoro people are people with a Portuguese origin and were traders. They traded in barter trade of cloth, beads, bracelets, guns etc for gold, silver, ivory, animal skins etc with the local native inhabitants of Southern Africa. One of the traders by the name Gouvender got sick and could not continue with the trade. Due to the illness the man was left at the homestead of Chief Hungwe of the totem. The daughter of Hungwe Shiri then took care of Gouvender up until he got fit and fell in love with the daughter. The daughter became pregnant as a result of the affair. Upon realizing this the trader was advised that he should pay roora in order to avert reprisal from the Hungwe. The trader with his friends then surrounded the hut of ambuya with white cloth and at the door of the musasa he put all assortment of beads, bracelets etc

Hungwe on realizing this had happened in his tribe he took a journey to the Rozvi Empire at Dzimbabwe to inform Changamire Dombo what had happened in his chiefdom area.

The King ruled that the Portuguese had married so the pregnancy must not be terminated. This culminated in the birth of Murooro [due to his white skin]. The nephew then became the darling of his Uncle the Chief and would annually to go to Great Zimbabwe to pay tribe to the King of the Rozvi empire. The nephew became accustomed with the rites and rituals at the Great Shrine and upon the death of the uncle, the sons of Hungwe failed to be ordained by Changamire Mu Rozvi as the sons were all no familiar with the rituals, rites and practice at the Great Shrine. The King then directed that the son who used to accompany Chief Hungwe should come. He was the then called and upon arriving at the Shrine he then performed the rites and ritual and practices associated with the Shrine and the King the ordained him an the Chief

This is why the first Chieftainship was referred to as Gambaiza1; Gambia II, etc as away of praying tribute to the daughter of Hungwe people and Moyo as taking it from the King who served his life and then later gave him power to rule around Chikomba area commonly known as Njanja. They then change to Neshangwe Chieftainship during and around 1700


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