2nd Chimurenga Files

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 ...

2 years ago | November 6, 2016

The commander who coined Chimurenga names

In this interview with our team comprising Munyaradzi Huni and Tendai Manzvanzvike, Cde Hondo speaks about how he came ...

2 years ago | October 2, 2016

Exclusive: How Zambia tried to nail Tongogara in Chitepo’s death

A few weeks ago when we published Cde Noah Mbira whose Chimurenga name was Cde Chemist Ncube’s fourth interview, we had ...

3 years ago | September 17, 2016

Will these comrades ever come back home?

LAST week, we spoke to Tete Marian Muzarugwi and Chandi who wept uncontrollably narrating the difficulties they have ...

3 years ago | September 11, 2016

Cde Goronga speaks from the grave

ABOUT two weeks ago, I had visitors in my office whose heart-rending story left me feeling drained. First to visit me ...

3 years ago | September 4, 2016

How I survived Badza-Nhari executions

LAST week, Cde Noah Mbira whose Chimurenga name was Cde Chemist Ncube narrated the sad story that saw him being sucked ...

3 years ago | August 28, 2016

Badza-Nhari rebellion: An insider’s story

EACH time Cde Noah Mbira whose Chimurenga name was Cde Chemist Ncube sat down to continue his shocking narration during ...

3 years ago | August 21, 2016

We are on the right track: Chiwenga

This week we publish the final instalment of Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander, General Constantino Guveya Dominic ...

3 years ago | August 7, 2016

A comrade who refused to die

COMRADE Noah Mbira whose Chimurenga name was Cde Chemist Ncube has just too many fascinating episodes from his time ...

HEROES DAY SPECIAL: Reliving the Battle of Chinhoyi

On April 28,1966, seven Zanla freedom fighters perished at the hands of Rhodesian forces after a fierce battle that ...

3 years ago | July 31, 2016

Oiling the guns, getting ready for warmonger Smith

BEFORE starting his narration, Cde Noah Mbira whose Chimurenga name was Cde Chemist Ncube requested to stand up and ...

3 years ago | July 24, 2016

Cde Nhepera: I lost 30 comrades in 2 months

After watching Rhodesian forces slaughtering Cde Soul Sadza and his group, Cde Aaron Nhepera said they shot one of the ...