The trials, tribulations of cattle herders

Isdore Guvamombe Reflections Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, it was a bright April mid-morning, a few days after closing schools. Being almost harvest time, I set ...

The slogan and education during war

Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve — if you like — the war was never a stroll in the park. By October of the Year of the People’s Power, combatants from Zanla, the mili...

The town visit that ended in tears

Isdore Guvamombe Reflections Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve our home lay serene, shabby and dusty as ever in the late afternoon sun. Under the late afternoon heat, ...

Santoga Project an insult to Vic Falls

Isdore Guvamombe Tourism Matrix Victoria Falls town has largely remained a natural and remote vestige, making this world class tourist attraction one of the Best World Heritage sites. Tourism and Hos...

The ultimate warrior

Isdore  Guvamombe Reflections Under the blistering mid-morning heat, I set off herding cattle towards the bend on Mupinge River — aptly named Gonyo, the Korekore dialect for a bend. My bare feet and ...
rainfall

The rainy season in the village

Isdore Guvamombe Reflections Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, looking at a king’s mouth one would never think he ever suckled from his mother. And, yet everyone went...

Starting a veld fire in the village

Isadore Guvamomber Reflections It was October. Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve and day after day of cloudless skies had allowed the sun to suck moisture
Zanu -PF has remained committed to the economic empowerment of indigenous Zimbabweans

Nothing wrong with the goings on in Zanu-PF

Isdore  Guvamombe Reflections Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, there is some factual truth that you cannot run away from. ZANU-PF has since its formation, shaped th...

Excuse me, Sir, that’s no beret!

Excuse me, Sir, that’s no beret! Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, it was the period between the harvesting season and the next planting season. At night, a cross rh...

A place where the sun rises

Chinhoyi is one of the popular towns in the country thanks to its proximity to the Chinhoyi Caves and it is also located along one of the country’s busiest highways. Because of this it requires decen...

Summer time in the village

Isdore Guvamombe Reflections Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve – if you like – late October and early November of each given year were anxious moments. Hun...
The interior of one of the rooms at Hotel Redcliff

Hotel Redcliff: The place to be

Isdore Guvamombe Tourism Matrix Approximately 5km out of the city of Kwekwe towards Gweru, a smooth tarred strip angles off northwards essentially easing traffic congestion on the road that leads to ...