It was at bush training bases that war language was developed to motivate the guerilla fighters as well as give them a better understanding of what they were fighting for

Zimbabwe: Names from the forgotten war

The Other Side Nathaniel Manheru IT has been a good 34 years since our war of liberation ended in victory. There is a whole generation that grew after the war, a whole generation for whom that war is...
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Obama: White terror, Black tears

The Other Side by Nathaniel Manheru IT has always been a hard fact of life that in America as elsewhere in Europe, a black man only has condemned colour and a sorry history, nothing else.

Zimbabwe: Can an African ever be a racist?

“EVERY day we notice more and more that the distance which separates the White race from the Black race is an abyss which only Jesus Christ himself can fill. During our long travels among the native ...

Tsvangirai: History and Homage to Bacchus

My good friend from Zambia once recounted to me a stormy encounter between President Sata and a dismissed senior Patriotic Front party official who proceeded to join the opposition Movement for Multi...

Zim: Complexities of a Long Colonialism

Nathaniel Manheru: The Other Side THE other day I critically wrote about commemorative rituals for Bulawayo as “a modern city”, rituals which in damning inadvertency, panegyrized the Rhodesian white ...

Politics: The trouble with Zimbabwe

Nathaniel Manheru The Other Side David Livingstone comes to us in white history as a Scottish medical missionary of the London Missionary Society (LMS), a slave abolitionist and an explorer associate...