2nd Chimurenga Files

5 months ago | September 9, 2018

Executions left, right and centre

This week, Father Emmanuel Ribeiro continues with his account of the horros he saw in the Rhodesian prison system. In ...

6 months ago | September 2, 2018

Devilish slaughterhouses of the 1970s

During Zimbabwe’s struggle for Independence, the settler regime imprisoned countless people suspected to be aligned to ...

6 months ago | August 19, 2018

A mujibha with a difference

SEKURU Gabriel Murambiwa, born 20 March 1934 is one of those Zapu youths who gave the Smith regime sleepless nights ...

6 months ago | August 12, 2018

How heroes became victims of politicians

LAST week, Comrade Agrippah Gava (born 1956) whose Chimurenga name was Cde Conary Mabuto narrated how the Rhodesian ...

7 months ago | July 29, 2018

Zipra’s plan after downing Rhodesian Viscounts

Last week, Comrade Agrippah Gava (born 1956) narrated how he left Tekwane High School with a group of 34 other students ...

7 months ago | July 22, 2018

A guerilla was an expensive fighter

COMRADE Agrippah Gava (born 1956) whose Chimurenga name was Cde Conary Mabuto grew up in Zvimba where he attended ...

8 months ago | July 1, 2018

Joshua Nkomo’s Turning Point

COMRADE Elison Mupamawonde (born 1950 in Bikita), whose Chimurenga was Cde Soft Magarasadza last week spoke about how ...

8 months ago | June 24, 2018

How ZIPRA outgunned Rhodesians at Chirundu

In our last instalment, Cde Soft Magarasadza, a former ZIPRA commander, spoke about how he joined the liberation ...

8 months ago | June 10, 2018

Grad-P rocket: From Russia with love

COMRADE Elson Mupamawonde (born 1950 in Bikita), whose first Chimurenga name was Cde Dhuurani before  it was changed to ...

9 months ago | June 3, 2018

How come ‘the absence became the presence’?

Last week, Comrade Joseph Sibuko Mbedzi, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Joseph Sibuko, spoke about how he, as ZIPRA ...

9 months ago | May 27, 2018

Reliving ‘fiery’ Feira Battle . . . Six days of non-stop bombardment

Last week, Cde Joseph Sibuko Mbedzi (born 1951), whose Chimurenga name was Cde Joseph Sibuko, narrated how he joined the ...

10 months ago | April 22, 2018

The untold story from Mboroma: A commander’s view

LAST week, Comrade Gomba Midson Mupasu whose Chimurenga name was Cde Norman Bethune spoke about the meeting the ZANU ...

10 months ago | April 15, 2018

Tongo’s words two hours after Chitepo’s assassination

In the last edition, Comrade Gomba Midson Mupasu, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Norman Bethune, had no kind words for ...

11 months ago | April 1, 2018

‘Badza and Nhari were just cowards’

LAST week, Cde Comrade Gomba Midson Mupasu whose Chimurenga name was Cde Norman Bethune spoke about the ZANLA strategies ...