2nd Chimurenga Files

5 months ago | August 22, 2021

I had a deep sense of belonging: Part 3

This is our final instalment with Mr Henry Kambizi Matemba Mutasa, a Zimbabwean who was born and raised in Mwansa, ...

5 months ago | August 15, 2021

I had a deep sense of belonging: Part 2

WE continue our discussion with Mr Henry Kambizi Matemba Mutasa, one of the many Zimbabweans who, for various reasons ...

5 months ago | August 8, 2021

Deep sense of belonging haunted

In this week’s discussion, Henry Mutasa (HM) tells our Senior Reporter TENDAI CHARA (TC) how his father was actively ...

6 months ago | August 1, 2021

Breakaway from the Rhodesian army

In our previous instalment, Cde George Kufakunesu (GK), whose Chimurenga name was Softguy Chimurenga, narrated to our ...

6 months ago | July 25, 2021

Forcibly recruited by the Rhodesian army

IN this continuation from last week’s instalment, Cde George Kufakunesu, whose Chimurenga name was Softguy Chimurenga, ...

6 months ago | July 18, 2021

Sellouts were not shown mercy

Cde George Kufakunesu, whose Chimurenga name was Softguy Chimurenga, narrates to our Senior Reporter TENDAI CHARA his ...

6 months ago | July 4, 2021

Rhodesian govt was kept on its toes

This week, our Senior Reporter TENDAI CHARA chats with Tendai Davison Man’e Sambo, one of the early nationalists whose ...

7 months ago | June 27, 2021

We fought the war through education

In this week’s discussion, which is the last one of this series, Cde Bhila narrates to our Senior Reporter TENDAI CHARA ...

7 months ago | June 20, 2021

He escaped death by a whisker

In this continuation of Cde Hoyini Samuel Bhila’s gripping narration, our discussion focuses on his contribution through ...

7 months ago | June 13, 2021

‘How I shot down a Rhodesian helicopter’

This instalment is a continuation of our discussion with Cde Hoyini Samuel Bhila, whose Chimurenga name was Obey ...

7 months ago | June 6, 2021

Skipping the border for military training

THOUSANDS of gallant sons and daughters of Zimbabwe sacrificed their lives by engaging in open warfare on the front ...

8 months ago | May 30, 2021

Attack of fortified Rhodesia army camp

IN our previous instalment, Cde Mazarura spoke about how the cunning Rhodesian armed forces resorted to chemical ...

8 months ago | May 23, 2021

Chemical warfare: The day we lost 14 fighters

IN our previous instalment, we wrapped up our discussion with Cde Sando Kano. In his narration, Cde Sando mentioned the ...

8 months ago | May 9, 2021

Reunited with fellow fighters

AFTER capturing and badly torturing Cde Sando Kano, Rhodesian forces desperately tried to entice him and his colleague, ...