You are currently viewing Nyau dance goes wrong
PROFILE: GULE Wamkulu perform during the Kulamba traditional ceremony in Katete on Saturday. PICTURE: COLLINS PHIRI

Nyau dance goes wrong

A NYAU dancer in Sinda, Eastern Province,who belongs to a special group called commandos, has been arrested after a man he allegedly shot at with a home-made gun while performing the famous dancer died.Benson Banda, 27, was shot on March 5 but died on Monday March 13 at Sinda Zonal Health Centre where he had been admitted.Eastern Province police commanding officer Limpo Liywali said the incident occurred when a Nyau group from Chaponda village of Seya area in Sinda invited their fellow Nyaus from Dole village to perform.“Then when the time came for the Nyau dancers called commandos to perform, two ‘commandos’ entered the arena, and they usually perform with CLICK TO READ MORE