The Socio-Economic Contributions Of The Nyamwezi Migration To Pemba Island From 1890 To 1960s

ABSTRACT 

This study covers the Nyamwezi people who have been living in Pemba Island since 1890. Its purpose is to understand the socio-economic contributions made by the Nyamwezi people in Pemba. The major survey was done in five different sample villages in the northern part of Pemba Island, where Nyamwezi people settled for many years. Different data collection methods were used in this study, such as interviews, questionnaires, focus group discussions and some published and unpublished documents from libraries and the Zanzibar National Archives. The study reaffirmed that the people of Zanzibar emanate from Bantu and Asiatic origins, now called the Swahili. The involvement of the Nyamwezi people in the history of Pemba resulted in the creation of a specific group of people leading to the rise of a mixed population who share not only blood but also, color and identity. The study also, looked into the various aspects of the relationship between the Nyamwezi and the indigenous people of Pemba Island, such as attitudes and perceptions, economic activity, environmental degradation, cultural changes, as well as increase in population. The study found that the Nyamwezi migrated to Pemba Island in search for new settlements which could enhance their socio-economic development. They involved themselves in trading activities, searching for jobs in government departments, and engaged in self employment as well as other economic opportunities available in Pemba.

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APA

Khamis, A (2021). The Socio-Economic Contributions Of The Nyamwezi Migration To Pemba Island From 1890 To 1960s. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-socio-economic-contributions-of-the-nyamwezi-migration-to-pemba-island-from-1890-to-1960s

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Khamis, Amour "The Socio-Economic Contributions Of The Nyamwezi Migration To Pemba Island From 1890 To 1960s" Afribary. Afribary, 21 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-socio-economic-contributions-of-the-nyamwezi-migration-to-pemba-island-from-1890-to-1960s. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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Khamis, Amour . "The Socio-Economic Contributions Of The Nyamwezi Migration To Pemba Island From 1890 To 1960s". Afribary, Afribary, 21 May. 2021. Web. 15 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-socio-economic-contributions-of-the-nyamwezi-migration-to-pemba-island-from-1890-to-1960s >.

Chicago

Khamis, Amour . "The Socio-Economic Contributions Of The Nyamwezi Migration To Pemba Island From 1890 To 1960s" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-socio-economic-contributions-of-the-nyamwezi-migration-to-pemba-island-from-1890-to-1960s

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Amour Othman Khamis Field: History Type: Thesis 122 PAGES (33213 WORDS) (pdf)