2nd Chimurenga Files

2 weeks ago | May 24, 2020

Reliving the worst Rhodesia war time

Comrade Badmiles Shingiraivatema (BS) abandoned school in Form Two to join the liberation struggle. The former freedom ...

3 weeks ago | May 17, 2020

‘We were a spiritual lot’

We conclude Cde Joshua Madzudzu’s (JM) narration of war experiences. This week, the former liberation fighter tells our ...

1 month ago | April 26, 2020

‘It wasn’t cowardice to hide during battle’

We conclude chronicling the political life of Cde Christopher Maomberere (CM). This week, the former freedom fighter ...

2 months ago | April 19, 2020

‘I itched to fire my AK47’

We continue narrating the political life of Cde Christopher Mawomberere (CM). This week the former freedom fighter ...

2 months ago | April 12, 2020

How Sithole’s fate was sealed at Doroi

Our reporter Norman Muchemwa (NM) continues to chronicle the political life of Cde Christopher Mawomberere (CM). This ...

2 months ago | April 5, 2020

‘How sellout Nyathi assembled comrades for slaughter’

OUR reporter Norman Muchemwa (NM) continues to chronicle the political life of Cde Christopher Mawomberere (CM). This ...

3 months ago | March 22, 2020

‘I wanted revenge’

AROUND 1975, many people left the country for military training to fight the Ian Smith settler regime. Among these ...

3 months ago | March 15, 2020

‘Corruption is anti-revolution’

WE conclude chronicling the armed struggle life of Cde Isaac Muguti Chivendera (IMC), whose nom de guerre was Cde Busy ...

3 months ago | March 8, 2020

Surviving at the war front

Our reporter Norman Muchemwa (NM)continues to chronicle the political life of Cde Isaac Muguti Chivendera (IMC), whose ...

3 months ago | March 1, 2020

‘I saw people dying; it was traumatising’

This week, we focus on ex-liberation war veteran Cde Isaac Muguti Chivendera (IMC), whose nom de guerre was Cde Busy ...

3 months ago | February 23, 2020

‘We had spiritual guidance during the war’

This week, we conclude CDE FRANCIS POTAI (FP)’s account of how he deployed his special skills as a mechanic to ...

4 months ago | February 9, 2020

‘Our system was corrupted by anti-revolutionaries’

In last week’s instalment, Cde Daniel Makaripe (DM) gave his narrative of the liberation struggle. Cde Makaripe is one ...

4 months ago | February 2, 2020

‘It was easy crossing into Moza’

In this week’s instalment of Chronicles, we recount Cde Daniel Makaripe’s (DM) narrative of the liberation strugge. Cde ...

4 months ago | January 26, 2020

‘Many comrades fell pregnant’

We conclude chronicling the political life of Cde Rhodas Karimakwenda (RK). This week, the liberation fighter whose war ...