Nsenga

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The Nsenga, who are different from the Senga, are an ethnic tribe of Zambia and Mozambique. In Zambia, they are found in two districts of Eastern province namely Nyimba and Petauke. They are also dialects with the Nsenga Luzi of the Luangwa valley in Chief Nyalugwe, Mboloma and Lwembe and the Chikunda of Luangwa Boma (Feira). Their Senior Chief is Kalindawalo M'ndikula who resides in Merwe 10 kilometers from Petauke Boma. His subjects include Chief Mwape, Nyamphande, Nyanje, Mumbi, Sandwe, Nyalugwe, Ndake, Lwembe and Mwanjaw'anthu. They are well known for their culture and artwork which includes bead work and basketry. They also grow groundnuts for consumption and as cash crop. They are also popular for their Mbewa (Mice). Although this is very different from rats, most people like teasing them about it. The Nsenga language (also called Chinsenga) spoken by people of this tribe is similar to Chinyanja.

3 points of consideration 1. in the real sense Kalindawalo isn't a Chief he was a caretaker for Chief Undi, in fact the correct spell is Kalindabwalo. Kalinda = Guard or Keeper . Bwalo = Place or Kingdom. 2. the kunda's are also a dialect . 3. the Nsenga's are also found around Chongwe area.