2nd Chimurenga Files

16 hours 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 ...

1 week ago | January 19, 2020

‘Vashandi grievances were unfounded’

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

2 weeks ago | January 12, 2020

‘At age 15, I was ripe for the task’

Cde Rhodas Karimakwenda, at the age of 15, took a decision not many teenagers could. She joined the liberation struggle. ...

3 weeks ago | January 5, 2020

Reliving the Mana Pools battle

We conclude narrating the political life of Cde Gilbert Msebele, whose war name was Cde Lovemore Sibanda. This week, the ...

1 month ago | December 22, 2019

‘Carrying war materials was no easy task’

This week we publish the last part of the war chronicles of Cde Alice Karimatsenga, whose nom de guerre was Petty ...

1 month ago | December 15, 2019

A tale of bravery and determination

Cde Alice Karimatsenga, whose nom de guerre was Petty Marungamabhunu, is one of the female combatants to confront the ...

2 months ago | November 24, 2019

A mission well executed

Cde Nelson Chadamoyo, whose nom de guerre was Cde Mashiripiti Kufakwemunhu (MK) is one of the fighters who joined the ...

2 months ago | November 17, 2019

From mujibha to war veteran

The liberation struggle drew participation from people of diverse backgrounds who were inspired to fight for Zimbabwe by ...

3 months ago | November 10, 2019

I’m not a rebel: Cde Chipoyera

In a riveting account never before made public, Cde Parker Chipoyera (PC) opens up on events leading to the arrest of ...

3 months ago | October 20, 2019

‘Mugabe’s questionable exit plan to Moza’

Our Deputy News Editor, Levi Mukarati, continues to explore Cde Parker Chipoyera’s political journey. This week, the ...

4 months ago | October 13, 2019

Nhari, Badza rebels were ‘crushed’

Last week, freedom fighter Cde Parker Chipoyera told our Deputy News Editor Levi Mukarati of an uprising famously called ...

4 months ago | October 6, 2019

‘One centre of power, a funny ideology’

Our Deputy News Editor Levi Mukarati continues to engage Cde Parker Chipoyera on his political journey during the ...

4 months ago | September 29, 2019

Under same roof for days with Chitepo

Comrade Parker Chipoyera continues to narrate events following their arrest after escape from lawful custody. He tells ...

4 months ago | September 22, 2019

‘We had become radicals’

Cde Parker Chipoyera continues his war Chronicles. This week, the liberation fighter narrates to our Deputy News Editor ...