Rhodes’ 157 000 claims in 1898

By Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu IT had always been Cecil John Rhodes’ belief that the newly-defeated former Matabeleland Kingdom was highly rich in minerals and...

The Struggle for Land in Zimbabwe (1890-2010)…guerillas down Rhodesian bombers at Mavonde

One Hunter flown by Flight Lieutenant Brian Gordon was shot down and crashed just behind Monte Casino (north side), killing him since he failed...

William ‘Bill’ Cooper: Part Two …demystifying 9/11 bombings

AFTER many years of activism, Bill Cooper earned a huge following, particularly from his radio show and also a book called The pale horse....

Cattle: A custodial heritage of Zimbabwe — Part 17…of cattle, culture, folklore, music, ...

OUR cattle heritage is inextricably bound with our socio-political history and culture. While cattle owners were still recovering from the main disasters of the 1890s...

Western theories of literature: Part One…the creation of African slave mindset

THE once widely-held conviction that literature is a repository of all that is meaningful and ennobling in the human experience may no longer be...

SA land struggle under trial

‘UMSHINI WAMI’ (My machine gun) must be the song that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his colleagues, South Africa’s Jacob Zuma and Kenyan leader...

Heroes’ Day in the Diaspora

WE celebrate National Heroes’ Day at a time its deep meaning and relevance could not be more significant. The life lessons bequeathed us by...
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