Money and pursuit of wealth: Part 18…Munhumutapa as central bank of the empire

PRIOR to the start of the 15th Century, a group from the Korekore royal clan, the renowned stone masons, occupied, in substantial...

Patriotic front formations: Part 15…same cast, different world outlook

JOCK, Ian Smith’s father, migrated to Rhodesia in 1898.  That was at the end of the First Chimurenga when...

Young Firebrands:Part 2‘…Zimbabwe iyoyi yanga yanditora moyo…’

THE more Felix Muchemwa met with leaders of the armed struggle, Comrades Chitepo, Tongogara and others, the more impatient he became to...

Politics of confusion…of Team Pachedu and Mmusi Maimane

PLAYING politics, sabotaging the economy and manipulating technology and just being confused are some of the terms that best describe social media...

Ivory expert questions science behind CITES decisions

By Emmanuel Koro, Johannesburg, SA  A US-based ivory expert has dismissed fears that if the UN international wildlife trade regulating agency...

Money and the pursuit of wealth: Part 17…the rise of the ‘Mambo’ institution

THE Kingdom of Mapungubwe (a colonial corruption of its original Korekore name Mapungu Ebwe – Eagle’s Rock) was the first in a...

Young firebrands: Part One …Zimbabwe iyoyi yanga yanditora moyo…

I HAD just arrived at Pasichigare Camp, still so new in the struggle, just a few days in the struggle. 

Patriotic front formations: Part 14…the paradox of Rhodes’ legacy

THE legacy of Cecil John Rhodes came with scholarships comprising the Rhodes Scholarship and the Rhodes University College in South Africa.

Money and the pursuit of wealth: Part 17 …the rise of Mapungubwe 

IN sub-Saharan Africa, concurrently with the early-to- late Middle Ages in Europe and elsewhere, there was the development and rise of the...

Mbuya Nehanda’s second battle …the battle for her soul

MBUYA Nehanda was murdered by the British imperialists on April 27 1898.  They hanged her for leading the Chimurenga...
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