Reconfiguring old African kingdoms, empires

THE 19th Century was a period of profound and even revolutionary changes in the political geography of the African continent, characterised by the demise...

Rhodesians bemoan the closure of Greatermans

I DECIDED to write this article following the vitriol comments on social media about the closure of Greatermans. People are using the closure of...

Local artistes’ absence from world stage disturbing

By Tapiwa Nyati THE local music scene has gone through numerous transitions; it has evolved over the years. But has it evolved for the better? Hits have...

African family relations: Part Three …long-term regime change strategy

AS previously argued, Western colonial influences promoted by Christian churches and school education and formal employment in cities and towns have lured African youths...

GMB clears last year’s arrears

THE Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has managed to clear maize payments arrears accrued last year while payment adjustments will be made to maize delivered...

You are not welcome back Freeth!

WHILE Ben Freeth’s account after a visit to his former farm is pregnant with undertones of racism, some of his ‘unscientific’ conclusions display outright...

Piracy: The scourge of writers

By Farayi Mungoshi ON May 28 1984, my parents bought their first car, a Ford Laser. I recall my father pointing at the car with...

Brexit from an African perspective: Part Two …British hypocrisy on democracy, human rights...

By Dr Rino Zhuwarara JUNE 23 2016 will go down in history as the day the Brits, in their wisdom or lack of it, decided...

An Africa-centred critique of The Mayor of Casterbridge: Part Two…..‘O’-Level English Literature (2013/1) series

Like Susan, Lucetta suffers much at the hands of fate. When she is fully confident that she is going to marry Michael Henchard,...

In reminiscence of the AU founding fathers

AS African leaders gathered in the Ethiopian Capital of Addis Ababa last week, it was time of reflection, to re-examine if they still conformed...
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