CHRONICLES FROM THE SECOND CHIMURENGA

1 month ago | October 16, 2022

A journey in democracy and constitutionalism

Dr Obert Mpofu The recently held Central Committee elections confirm ZANU PF’s pro-people leadership style. Some made it ...

War collaborators risked life and limb

THE role played by war collaborators, who were known as mijibha and zvimbwido, is integral to the narrative of the ...

1 year 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 ...

2 years ago | May 16, 2021

‘I survived Rhodie dakotas, helicopter bombs’

  AFTER five instalments in which Cde Sando Kano shared with us a mixed bag of both exhilarating and depressing ...

2 years ago | March 21, 2021

The capture of Yvonne Mulligan

  CDE No Doubt Magorira, born Loice Nyandoro, left school in 1976 aged 15 to join the liberation struggle. In ...

2 years ago | March 14, 2021

‘Liberation struggle was no stroll in the park’

STAFF at the DA’s office, that is district administrator, possibly could not spell and opted for the shorter and easier ...

2 years ago | March 7, 2021

The catalyst for the 80s civil strife

  HAVING left the country in 1974, a journey that took him from Bulawayo through Chiredzi, where he was detained ...

2 years ago | February 28, 2021

‘We had several skirmishes early 1976’

AFTER leaving Rhodesia in 1974 for Mozambique, in an arduous journey that saw him being detained and tortured from ...

2 years ago | January 31, 2021

The long trek to freedom

BORN in 1959, Nyembesi Judith Tsodzo — whose war name was Cde Pepukai — grew up partly in Kambuzuma and then moved to ...

2 years ago | January 24, 2021

Genesis of the Entumbane disturbances

In this final instalment of a conversation that GARIKAI MAZARA had with Cde Andrew Ndlovu, also known as Cde Volunteer ...

2 years ago | January 17, 2021

‘I survived to fight more battles’

  ANDREW Ndlovu, though the Soviets had named him Volunteer, was popularly known as Cde Mkwananzi on the war front. ...

2 years ago | December 20, 2020

‘National Unity Day is important’

WITH Unity Day coming on Tuesday, Tennyson “Thambolenyoka” Ndlovu, in this third and final episode of a discussion with ...

2 years ago | December 13, 2020

‘I was forced by fate to turn to the bush’

IN a continuing conversation with Garikai Mazara, decorated former Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army (ZPRA) ...

5 years ago | March 18, 2018

Do revolutionaries really exist? – Who exactly was former ...

The late VP Nkomo warned us in his 1984 book that there is a Robert Mugabe we don’t know, but we were too consumed by ...