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The Lemba Tribe

The Lemba, wa-Remba, or Mwenye are a Bantu ethnic group native to Zimbabwe and South Africa, with smaller, little-known branches in Mozambique and Malawi. They speak the Bantu languages spoken by their geographic neighbours and resemble them physically, but they have some religious practices and beliefs similar to those in Judaism and Islam, which they say were transmitted by oral tradition. In Zimbabwe and South Africa, the people prefer the name Mwenye.

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About us

The Lemba Heritage Institute is a Non-Profit Organisation established to bring light to the incredible culture and heritage of the Lemba people by establishing a repository and a formal library of all their oral and written history to ensure this amazing culture is preserved for posterity. We will in addition be engaging in fundraising activities to help fund the studies that go into further establishing the roots of the Lemba, as well as sponsoring the different events that the Lemba need to engage in.

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  • Lemba Arts
  • Lemba Culture
  • Regions
  • Religion
  • Lemba History
  • Artifacts
  • Languages
  • Heritage
  • Studies
  • Events
  • Languages
  • Research

Introduction to the Lemba Tribe

Take a dive into the culture and the heritage of the Lemba with this 30-minute mini docu that explores their history, origins, culture and beliefs.

We have some great testimonials coming here to look out for, please be sure to leave us your own at info@embaheritageinstitute.org.za or by clicking on the image above.

The Lemba Heritage Institute

The Team

We have some great testimonials coming here to look out for, please be sure to leave us your own at info@embaheritageinstitute.org.za or by clicking on the image above.

The Lemba Heritage Institute

The Team

We have some great testimonials coming here to look out for, please be sure to leave us your own at info@embaheritageinstitute.org.za or by clicking on the image above.

The Lemba Heritage Institute

The Team

We have some great testimonials coming here to look out for, please be sure to leave us your own at info@embaheritageinstitute.org.za or by clicking on the image above.

The Lemba Heritage Institute

The Team

We have some great testimonials coming here to look out for, please be sure to leave us your own at info@embaheritageinstitute.org.za or by clicking on the image above.

The Lemba Heritage Institute

The Team

We have some great testimonials coming here to look out for, please be sure to leave us your own at info@embaheritageinstitute.org.za or by clicking on the image above.

The Lemba Heritage Institute

The Team

hours of visiting: monday - sunday: 10.00am to 4.30pm

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