The Chimoio attack and ZANLA’s revenge: Part One

By Chakamwe Chakamwe ON November 23 1977, the Rhodesia racist regime of Ian Douglas Smith, attacked the ZANLA military headquarters in Mozambique called Chimoio in...

The Berlin Conference and the colonial treaties that followed

By Maidei Jenny Magirosa BETWEEN 1870 and 1900, Africa faced European imperialist aggression, diplomatic pressures, military invasions and eventual conquest and colonisation. But the Africans...

Leadership principles for Africa: A checklist

By Dr Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura AFRICAN independence came as a result of a bitter struggle and great sacrifice. Many lives were lost. Many people were...

Of treason and witchcraft

By Munhamu Pekeshe GOVERNANCE in Unyetu during the war was split between the Rhodesian state, the community and macomrades. The Rhodesian state, despite being severely...

‘Ipi loAction: Yakatora baba vangu’ — Part Five

BEFORE the bombs I saw Action briefly at Mtetwa Village near Nyagwamba, which was on the western rim of a huge circle of villages...

Gonakudzingwa: A sinking heritage

By Emergency Mwale and Columbus Mushore THE story of the historic Gonakudzingwa Restriction Camp makes sad reading. Situated in the Gonarezhou Game Park, it was at...

Mother trained with Teurairopa: Part Two

By Juliet Kasoko COMRADE Mupedzanhamo was among the first group of people to open Chimoio Training Camp Headquarters (HQ) in Mozambique. The headquarters became the nerve...

Tracing the blacks from the Middle East: Part Six

By Simba Jama SANKORE was one of the first institutions of higher learning in the world which was found in Timbuktu, Mali. Around that time...

Tsvangirai’s shady past exposed

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s credibility has received yet another dent following revelations this week by impeccable sources that he abandoned and ill-treated his father...

The Sarah ‘Saartjie’ Baartman story: Part One

By Mashingaidze Gomo MORE than anything else, the Andy Brown story foregrounds the white man’s violence against the black woman which Western non-governmental organisations (NGOs)...
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