1 day ago | April 23, 2018

Never wait for someone to die to tell the truth

Well, the death and subsequent graveside panegyrics for Winnie Mandela, especially the one by Economic Freedom Fighters ...

1 day ago | April 22, 2018

When poets respond in unison to hope’s call

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store HAVING emerged on the Zimbabwean literary landscape after Independence in 1980, Tafataona ...

4 days ago | April 20, 2018

Madikizela-Mandela died with settled soul

Depending on context, Zimbabwe can easily claim to be Siamese twins with Zambia.

6 days ago | April 18, 2018

To independence and freedom!

Just recently a radio promotion on Zimbabwe’s Independence Day – which the nation celebrates today – struck ...

Celebrating Independence Day and the right to vote

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday “This year, Independence Day is in midweek, yabhowa,” said my niece Shamiso, meaning she does ...

1 week ago | April 16, 2018

Unpacking MDC-T’s history of failure

In October 2012, Nelson Chamisa wrote a piece titled “MDC-T: Last mile towards real change,” where he stated Zimbabwe ...

1 week ago | April 14, 2018


SOMEHOW, amid apocalyptic fears triggered by concerns World War III could be on the horizon, football was supposed to ...

2 weeks ago | April 9, 2018

The nature of belonging in ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store Jean Rhys explores the problematic nature of belonging in “Wide Sargasso Sea” (1966) ...

3 weeks ago | April 4, 2018

The beauty and mystery of the Save River

Dr Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday Each time we approach the Save River, driving from Hwedza to Chikomba District, my cousin ...

3 weeks ago | April 2, 2018

The emotional artiste’s feeling as his law

Elliot Ziwira @The Book Store There is something about the Romantic theory that is both inspirational and boggling, when ...