2nd Chimurenga Files

2 years ago | April 2, 2017

The gruesome killing of a sellout

LAST week, Cde Deria Minizhu, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Georgina Chakanaka narrated how her father and five other ...

Herbert Chitepo: The war will go on

Phyllis Johnson — “There will be no talks, no negotiations, no discussions involving our movement until Mr Smith ...

Yet another agonising wait for Soul Sadza family

Munyaradzi Huni — IT looks like its yet another agonising wait for the Magaya family. But the search for Cde Soul ...

‘I’m still haunted by Chimoio’

Hon Irene Zindi — I joined the liberation struggle in 1975 when I was 13-years-old. I had quit school after ...

2 years ago | March 26, 2017

Horror, pain and murder: The story of sellouts

THIS is not a horror movie. It’s real so those of a nervous disposition better not read this. Cde Deria Minizhu, whose ...

2 years ago | March 19, 2017

‘I had a dream before Chimoio attack’

COMRADE Gilbert Musekiwa Simon Majiri, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Chabudaishudhu Kufahakuurayi last week narrated to ...

How two-month baby fought colonialism

On April 18, Zimbabwe celebrates 37 years of independence. As part of honouring the heroes who fought for Zimbabwe’s ...

2 years ago | March 12, 2017

‘Better to die in battlefield’

COMRADE Gilbert Musekiwa Simon Majiri, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Chabudaishudhu Kufahakuurayi is an unassuming war ...

2 years ago | December 11, 2016

‘The struggle was hijacked’

—‘There was nothing wrong with Vashandi group’ — ‘I don’t regret anything’ — ‘I saved Zanu in ...

2 years ago | December 4, 2016

‘I felt like shooting Rex Nhongo’

COMRADE Francis Komboni Gondo, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Elias Hondo continues his fascinating narration with our ...

2 years ago | November 27, 2016

The memoirs of a commander

Comrade Francis Komboni Gondo, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Elias Hondo, continues with his gripping story from the ...

2 years ago | November 20, 2016

A shocking description of Cde Tongogara

COMRADE Francis Komboni Gondo, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Elias Hondo has over the past few weeks given us new ...

Go well Cde Chadzingwa

Munyaradzi Huni “WHEN I die (long pause) I only want to be remembered as a comrade who fought to make people understand ...

2 years ago | November 13, 2016

‘How I demoted truant commanders’

COMRADE Francis Komboni Gondo, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Elias Hondo has just too many fascinating stories to tell ...