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Fishing from a mud rut

In the village, in the land of milk honey and dust or Guruve if you like, a he-goat is never a master of courtship. His is a loud massif appeal, so public that one has to make sure he or ...

Sun sets on Mutorashanga

Isdore Guvamombe Features Editor
Every Sunday afternoon, onion-shaped women competed to dance in single file, in front of a bumper crowd of men, other women not so gifted in ...

Rhodesia, fish and dam tactic

Reflections Isdore Guvamombe
In the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, the war had raged on and the skies had not been very generous either. The year was...

Our country, our independence

In 1980 in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, a comet or tailed star (according to village lingo) had uncharacteristically crossed the sky and seen by everybody. Thereafter, elders stud...

Of false prophets, the gullible

Reflections Isdore Guvamombe
Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve where cotton wool heads reside in the peaceful idyll and serenity of the land ...

Karoi Council: A circus

Some time in 1998, the council in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve had become so corrupt, irresponsible and plunged service delivery into the abyss, so much that this villager got so s...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

Isdore Guvamombe recently in CHIMANIMANI
THEY are euphemistically referred to as Chimanimani’s Adam and Eve, a white couple of German extraction that became disillus...

Typical lack of depth of character

Isdore Guvamombe
In the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, sex is not a spectator sport for no one sits on the terraces to watch. In the village sex, se...

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The natural mystique of Vic Falls

Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, rivers are sources of life and at times are life itself. Rivers are quiet. They don’t tell stories yet they know ever...

Exorcising the spirit of puppetry

In the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, the inevitability of dialogue between past and present is universal. In Zimbabwe, many a times villagers are looked down upon by ma...

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Churchianity versus Christianity

Isdore Guvamombe
The curtain finally came down on 2011, burying behind it moon-after-moon of activities and guess what, this villager who had taken a brief sabbatical to consult the soothsaye...