African women and the significance of a head-wrap (Dhuku)

THE Africa woman head-wrap (dhuku) holds a distinctive position in the history of African dress both for its longevity and for its potent significations....

Khami Monument …the hidden treasure

STONES were ingeniously stacked one after the other to build a magnificent fortress with neither mortar nor cement for support. Despite being overshadowed by the...

Pre-colonial Great Zimbabwe vs post-colonial Zimbabwe

By K.T. Chipunza AS an archaeologist, I have always wondered if Zimbabweans know that the territorial boundaries of medieval Zimbabwe (13th/14th century) extended far...

What is Zim-ASSET?

THE Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-ASSET) is a well-crafted document which makes an interesting read. It brings out a sense of hope...

First Chimurenga: The causes …land loss at centre of uprising

and Gracious Mugovera RENOWNED Nigerian author Chinua Achebe once said: “A man who makes trouble for others is also making trouble for himself.” It...

African countries in the Bible …let the maps speak

A PREVIOUS article on ‘Where is Eden?’ referred to the Bible to show that Eden in the Bible is Africa. It also showed that...

Drive to encourage students to protect national interests

THE Zimbabwe Heritage Trust (ZHT) will soon introduce national awards for National Strategic Studies (NASS) in a move to encourage students in the country’s...

New curriculum: The challenges

IT’s almost a month since schools opened and as planned, the new curriculum is up and running. In fact, the Ministry of Primary and Secondary...

UK family cries foul

LIFE was exceptionally good for the Machazas and their four beautiful children.  The husband was a medical doctor and...

No More Plastic Balls and Other Stories: Part Two

THE theme of alienation, lack of rootedness and fragmented identities is discussed by several contributors to the anthology No More Plastic Balls and Other...
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