Love poem translated into silozi (lozi, rozi) the Bantu language of the Lozis (Rotses), disseminated in several countries of southern Africa. Not far shona and bemba, 800,000 Lozis from Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia will be able to understand my little poem. Lozi is a Sotho language, a mixture of other Bantu languages, including luyana.
The Lozis are farmers who grow sorghum, millet and maize, and also practice fishing and hunting. They are renowned for their state structure linked to a sophisticated administrative and military apparatus. Their kingdom consisted of two capitals which at one time reached more than 10,000 inhabitants, and where reigned respectively a king and a princess. The sovereign was assisted by three councils composed of the royal family, and common people, entrusted with secular and religious functions.