The late Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Congress: Narratives of Denial

Nathaniel Manheru THE OTHER SIDE I love Gabriel Garcia Marquez. He is late, that Nobel laureate from Columbia who passed on this year, just a day before our National Day. I have drawn from his writin...

Zanu-PF: Thriving Through Throes

The Other Side Nathaniel Manheru I think a qualification, if not retraction, is in order. Whoop, those “tweeters” do read I tell you. I was wrong, and am determined to be right about them, now and in...
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...
Barack Obama

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 ...