2nd Chimurenga Files

2 weeks ago | April 3, 2022

‘Rhodesian bombs rained on us’

THIS is the third and final installment of our discussion with Cde BENJAMIN DYIRAKUMUNDA, a veteran of the war of ...

3 weeks ago | March 27, 2022

‘Face to face with the Chimoio massacre’

WE continue our discussion with CDE BENJAMIN DYIRAKUMUNDA, who, like thousands of other youths, abandoned his studies at ...

4 weeks ago | March 20, 2022

A daring escape to join the liberation struggle

THIS week, our Senior Reporter TENDAI CHARA (TC) discusses with Cde Benjamin Dyiraku munda (BD), one of the thousands of ...

1 month ago | March 13, 2022

Reliving the Chikwariro massacre

Misheck Mukwena of Mariwo Village in Bocha, Marange vividly remembers tragic events that unfolded in early 1979, in ...

Don’t give up, keep giving your best!

There are decisions that you make once and then use the same decisions over years. One such decision is to never, ...

2 months ago | February 27, 2022

The toilet hole saved me

WE continue with our discussion with CDE EVELYN GOTEKOTE (EG), who, together with her two sisters, left their home in ...

2 months ago | February 13, 2022

Bees saved us from death

THIS is our fifth and last instalment of our captivating discussion with CDE JOSEPH SERIMA (js), a former freedom ...

2 months ago | February 6, 2022

‘An audacious plan saved my life’

WE continue our discussion with CDE JOSEPH SERIMA (JS), whose Chimurenga name was Vavengi Muchapera. In last week’s ...

3 months ago | January 30, 2022

I escaped death by a whisker

In this week’s edition, Cde Serima will continue from where he left off as he takes us deep into the war zone where he ...

3 months ago | January 23, 2022

Chief Tangwena gave us strength

CDE JOSEPH SERIMA (JS), whose Chimurenga name was Vavengi Muchapera, ended last week’s discussion with our Senior ...

3 months ago | January 16, 2022

Patriotic songs made me join the struggle

THOUSANDS of brave sons and daughters of Zimbabwe sacrificed their lives by abandoning their families, jobs and studies ...

4 months ago | December 19, 2021

Some of our fellow comrades were cowards

CDE Baraka Toughguy (born MORGAN MAONDO) (MM) ended last week’s discussion with our senior reporter TENDAI CHARA (TC) as ...

4 months ago | December 12, 2021

My first steps into the war zone

WE continue our discussion with Cde Morgan Maondo, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Baraka Toughguy. In last week’s ...

4 months ago | December 5, 2021

Circumstances forced me to join the war

ON a day that changed the course of his life in 1978, Cde Morgan Maondo, whose Chimurenga name was Baraka Toughguy, was ...