2nd Chimurenga Files

1 year ago | October 8, 2017

How Pres Mugabe survived assassination in Gutu

For the past four editions, Comrade Kenny Constantine Mabuya, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kenny Ridzai, gave us his ...

1 year ago | October 1, 2017

Turmoil after Cde Chitepo’s death

Last week, Comrade Kenny Constantine Mabuya whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kenny Ridzai spoke about his time at the war ...

1 year ago | September 24, 2017

Nhari-Badza rebellion was always coming

Comrade Kenny Constantine Mabuya, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kenny Ridzai (born 1952), was deployed to the war front ...

1 year ago | September 17, 2017

Surrounded by about 100 Rhodesians, I still survived

COMRADE Kenny Constantine Mabuya whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kenny Ridzai (born 1952 in Filabusi) two weeks ago ...

1 year ago | September 3, 2017

How a Ndebele comrade joined Zanu

COMRADE Kenny Constantine Mabuya whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kenny Ridzai (born 1952 in Filabusi) up to this day ...

1 year ago | August 27, 2017

Sleep well Gogo Muzenda!

Munyaradzi Huni Deputy Editor “Ini hug ndiyo yandaigara ndichimhoresana nemurume wangu. I hugged him tight and kissed ...

The Bible is not a bad book

George Rutanhire We were taught that we should pray to God and that we should work for him while on earth. We were told ...

1 year ago | August 20, 2017

Gen Tongo in his own words

In late 1978, Zanu’s Secretary for Defence Cde Josiah Magama Tongogara granted a rare interview to Zimbabwe News in ...

2 years ago | August 13, 2017

Dying to self, resurrecting to nationhood

IT started as a journalistic duty. But today I have to confess: It’s now an obsession.

2 years ago | August 6, 2017

My fallout with Ndabaningi Sithole

OVER the past few weeks, Cde John Munodawafa Gwitira whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kenneth Gwindingwi (KG) narrated how ...

2 years ago | July 30, 2017

Sellouts: We would shoot to kill

LAST week, Cde John Munodawafa Gwitira whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kenneth Gwindingwi (KG) narrated how he grew up in ...

2 years ago | July 23, 2017

They didn’t call me Cde KG for nothing

COMRADE John Munodawafa Gwitira whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kenneth Gwindingwi (KG in short) was born at Nyanyadzi ...

Musings on war that started in Highfield

  Just over a year short of celebrating a century on Earth, Sekuru Michael Sinisirayi Nyamayaro continues to defy ...

2 years ago | July 2, 2017

‘I used my heart to fight the war’

LAST week, Mr Dave Popatlal, born in 1942 in Mozambique narrated how around 1975, by divine intervention he bumped into ...