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...

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...

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...

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...

Totems: Our cultural heritage

DIFFERENT people in the world are identified by certain practices and beliefs that define their essence. During the pre-colonial era, the Shona people followed different...

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...

Sexual abuse of black women during slavery in America

“SLAVERY is terrible for men; but it is far more terrible for women,” Harriet Jacobs in Systemic Racism During slavery, the black African woman was...
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonYouTube IconSubscribe on YouTubeTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonVisit Our BlogVisit Our Blog