Warriors in no-nonsense mood

By Anesu Chakanetsa WHEN the Warriors troop into the Somhlolo Stadium for their crucial Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group L encounter against Swaziland tomorrow...

Insurmountable hurdles ahead of ‘grand’ coalition

WHEN the MDC-T and its cohorts were making noise about the so-called ‘grand’ coalition, one name that loomed large was that of ZANU PF,...

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate or mourn?

THANKSGIVING is an American public holiday. It is traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a special meal. This meal...

Macheso rebels go gospel

IT is not every day that you get hardcore secular musicians crossing the divide to gospel music. Some people say it usually takes a near...

Demystifying Thomas Mapfumo – Part One…defied oppression through song

IS Thomas Mapfumo still the Zimbabwean people’s voice? “During the liberation war in the 1970s, we did not make the music for ourselves, but for...

Tracing the Shona back to Great Lakes: Part Six

IN the last article we identified the Shona as belonging to three primary totem groups, Shava, Soko and Moyo. We pointed out that the...

Taking ZANU PF back to the people…now a whole new ball game

THERE are many similarities between 2017 ZANU PF’s Seventh Extraordinary Congress which takes place in Harare today (December 15) and the first ZANU Congress...

Reclaiming our spiritual independence

AFRICAN knowledge systems have generally been viewed as being backward and inefficient because of lack of written records. Traditionally, information among Africans has been...

When expanding media shrink our minds: Part One …case of the debate on chiefs

By Dr Tafataona Mahoso THIS is not a complaint against the growth of the media sector. It is a demonstration of the failure of...

The 1896-97 war in Matabeleland…Mlimo organisation baffles settlers

THE First Chimurenga represents the early colonial resistance to settler-occupation by the locals. Launched in Matabeleland around March 1896, three years after the War...
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