CONFIDENCE RUVIMBO NYAJINHA
AWARD WINNING POET
Confidence Ruvimbo Nyajinha aka MANIKONGO was Born in Harare, Zimbabwe in January 1978. He is a poet, song writer and a musician. Started performing poetry as a way to teach and address specific social issues in the Zimbabwean society that he grew in and at the same time entertaining. In 2001, won an award in competition called Artist Against Poverty Campaign, sponsored by UNDP and National Arts Council of Zimbabwe.
He worked with UNIFORM in Zimbabwe doing poetry workshops for kids in remote Zimbabwe. He toured with Chysap Theater Arts in Portland, Oregon 2001 and in the same year he co-founded Artists for orphans, www.artists4orphans.org. His poetry has been published in a lot of social change journals and many newspapers in Southern Africa.
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