A feast for the bush ants

Reflections Isdore Guvamombe
Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, it is accepted that education is useful when one eventually plunges into th...

mambongi

Of Mambongi, polygamy and hateful names

BACK in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve a tune is made meaning­ful by lyrics or simply put, many analogies and idioms elucidate a point. Only the cock crows. If a hen cr...

How Machi lost US$3 000

Isdore Guvamombe
BACK in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, the elders with cotton tuft heads say the average girl would rather have beauty than br...

Women outfox religious doctrines

Reflections Isdore Guvamombe
Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust, or Guruve, good fortune has its own consequences: if you have five wives you have five t...

Witchcraft and the Gokwe spectacle

Reflections Isdore Guvamombe
Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, belief in witchcraft is as old as the mountains and the ancient rivers, if ...

Closing the debate on religiosity

Isdore Guvamombe Reflections
Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, when consultations for the truth are made from one spirit province to another ...

emmanuel makandiwa

Of prophets and spirit mediums

Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, they say if there was no elephant in the jungle, the buffalo would probably claim to be the biggest animal. But today, even if th...

Religion: An African’s dilemma

This villager writes this instalment fully aware that those with closed minds do not worry about their mind gathering dust, to them history is like a national social security number, too long, u...