Staff Profile

/Mrs Agnella Viriri
Mrs Agnella Viriri



  • Certificate in Music (ZCM)
  • Diploma in Education
  • BSc Music and Musicology (MSU)
  • PhD Student (UNISA)


Research interests

  The discipline of popular music and gender studies

 List of  Publications

  • Viriri, A. 2015.  An Africana Womanist Perspective in the Comparison of Jah   Prayzah’s Song Tsviriyo and FungisaiZvakavapano –Mashavave’sMwanasikanaMunhu. In Muwati, I., Charamba, T. &Tembo, C. (Eds). Singing Nation and Politics: Music and the ‘Decade of Crisis’ in Zimbabwe, 2000 -2010.
  • Viriri, A. May 2013.  Entanglements of Globalisation: Representation of K’NAAN’s Song Waving Flag During FIFA World Cup and The Re-Imagi(ni)ng of Africa. Re-Visualising Africa: Journal of African Cinema. Vol 1, No. 1Issn= 2308-2046. Pp 118 -135.
  • Viriri, A. ,Viriri, A &Chapwanya, C. 2011.  “The influence of popular music (in particular urban grooves lyrics) on the Zimbabwean youth: the case of the troika; Maskiri, Winky D and Extra Large” Muziki Journal of Music Research in Africa Vol. 8, No. 1.  Issn= 1828-5980. Pp 82- 95.



  • Member –           MSU   Entertainment Committee
  • Member –           International Cultural Diversity Carnival Committee
  • Member –           Mbira ensemble
  • Member –           Music and Musicology social committee
  • Member –           RCZ Senga Church Choir.


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