The late Zimbabwean novelist and poet Solomon Mutswairo was born.

26 April 1924   Zimbabwe  

On this day in 1924, the late poet and novelist Solomon Mutswairo was born in Mazowe District, Zimbabwe. He grew up In Zambia did his University of Fort Hare, South Africa as well as United States. Mutswairo is the one who wrote the text of the Zimbabwean national anthem “Simudzai Mureza weZimbabwe”. He died in 2005 at the age of 91. 2021. Solomon Mutswairo - Wikipedia. [online] Available at:

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