Tsvangson

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 ...
DAVID_LIVINGSTONE

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...
manheru

World affairs: When the mould breaks

I hope I will not sound obscure and thus needlessly pedantic. While it has to be admitted that the object of writing is to communicate, it must also be conceded that the purpose of reading is to enla...

Bulawayo: Pitfalls of tamed history

This past week’s commemorative ceremonies marking Bulawayo’s 120 years of existence, in the words of the Monday Chronicle, “as a modern city”, left me wondering the same way similar yearly commemorat...
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ANC: Lessons beneath pearls of laughter

Nathaniel Manheru The Other Side WITH mere dregs of results from the plebiscite still trickling in, the picture on South Africa’s fifth democratic and non-racial vote is virtually clear. The ANC is s...
Mr Tsvangirai

MDC: When Change Gives the Same

THE Herald has redeemed journalism. One read with absolute disgust shallow media reports on the ongoing saga and leadership tussle within MDC-T, eternally wondering when the better deserving reader w...
MDC-T

July 31: The day zanu-pf won itself aground

Nathaniel Manheru: The Other Side Zimbabwe is now amenable! That is the impression we have created and cultivated since Zanu-PF’s landslide victory in July last year. I hope that is the wish-image, n...
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Zimbabwe: The Nation that can’t audit

ONE key attribute the lack of which stands us out as a weak people, a weak nation, is being able to sum up each stage in, and of, our lives. The absence of that attribute makes us both an unconscious...