The power of words

Rainbows in the Dust  By Chenjerai HovePublished by Baobab Books (1998)ISBN: 1-77909-001-3 WORDS, as has been...

Heirloom chickens: Part Two…the politics, protocol and gender matrix of the roadrunner

FROM the pre-colonial annals of history to present day Zimbabwe, almost every indigenous clan or group of the Shona peoples were obliged...

Robert Kativhu dreams on

By Fidelis Manyange ‘REGAI vadiki vauye kwandiri’ his guitar seems to be saying as the children of the area mill...

Musicians who set the bar too high for themselves

By Fidelis Manyange A ONE hit wonder is any piece of art that achieves mainstream popularity and in music...

Legislator releases album

By Fidelis Manyange KNOWN in the music circles as DJ Phuti, Dingumuzi Phuti, Member of Parliament for Bulilima West...

Spare a thought for the girl-child

Jackline’s Rescue  By Jones Abban  Published By Merck Foundation (2021) GIRL-CHILD marriages remain...

African values undermined

By Simba Jama AFRICANS have their own constitution, worldview and beliefs.  Yet their constitution, worldview and...

Leonard Dembo the legend

By Fidelis Manyange THIS year marks 24 years since the death of sungura legend Kwangwari Gwaindepi, aka Leonard ‘Musorowenyoka’...

Of band names…

By Fidelis Manyange ONCE upon a time, a local sungura band went on tour of one of the European...

How they plotted their downfall

By Fidelis Manyange BIBLICALLY, when we talk of Samson and Delilah, it seems the trend has befallen our local...
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