90,000 in Zimbabwe (Chebanne and Nthapelelang 2000). Population total all countries: 105,000.
Matabeleland North Province, primarily Hwange district; also, Lupane and Binga districts; Bulawayo.
None known. Slight pronunciation difference in Jambezi area. Reportedly most similar to Kalanga [kck].
Latin script [Latn].
Glossonym: Nanzva by the Ndebele. Ethnonym: Banyai. Christian.