Dealing with book piracy in Zimbabwe

David Mungoshi Shelling The Nuts The maxim that says, “to each according to their needs and from each according to their ability” is particularly relevant in today’s Zimbabwe. We have neglected this ...
Memory Chirere

Live Like An Artist, at last!

David Mungoshi Shelling The Nuts While blowing one’s own trumpet does not always endear people to their peers, the very act of doing so is offset by the assertion in the proverb that says, “Faint hea...

Women, mothers heroes of our life

David Mungoshi Shelling the Nuts Over the weekend I drove to Coventry to be among happy and united Zambians celebrating 52 years of their country’s independence. I can say without any hesitation what...

Learning ancestor songs

Blessing Musariri Shelling the Nuts I ONCE read a story that was originally written as a true account which was later disproved as a hoax and ultimately sold as fiction instead of the non-fiction it ...
“Imbwa Yemunhu”, which ruffled the feathers of many feminists, is an attempt to speak for women beyond the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

There must be a better reason than feminism

Ignatius Mabasa Shelling The Nuts Li Jih-hua was a great Chinese painter and connoisseur. He told the story when Meng Chang (AD 919-965) obtained a copy of the drawing of Chung Kuei (subduer of evil ...

When the jackal ate his own tail

Ignatius Mabasa Shelling The Nuts Once upon a time, a hungry jackal searching for food thought he had found himself lunch when actually he had caught his own tail. Without wasting time, the jackal sa...
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How not to pay lobola and mess with culture

Ignatius Mabasa Shelling the Nuts Traditionally, even the poor also married, but it was not all about lots and lots of money and cattle. People valued the formation of a new relationship. This is why...