Elliot Ziwira – At the Bookstore

6 months ago | January 15, 2018

Ode in Memory of T-Penny

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore “Cowards die many times before their deaths; / The valiant never taste of death but once,” ...

6 months ago | January 8, 2018

Of collective suffering and individual aspirations

Elliot Ziwira @The Bookstore THE controversial and contradictory nature of liberation struggles across Africa in ...

7 months ago | December 25, 2017

When the repairman needs to be repaired

Elliot Ziwira @The Bookstore HOPE is that indispensable ingredient that allows us to see beyond the present predicament ...

7 months ago | December 18, 2017

Living through life’s storms

Elliot Ziwira @The Bookstore THE Namibian poet, Julia Ndinelago Amukoshi’s debut transcendental anthology of poetry, ...

7 months ago | December 11, 2017

Retracing Mahoso’s ‘Footprints about the Bantustan’

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore Tafataona Mahoso is one of the most prominent poetic voices to have emerged from the ...

8 months ago | November 27, 2017

When a woman brings a good man down

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store “By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, ...

8 months ago | November 20, 2017

Exorcising the ghost of silence

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store MARTIN Luther King Jnr once remarked that: “The greatest tragedy of our time is not the ...

8 months ago | November 13, 2017

Of Washington, Du Bois and the receding dream

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store LOOKING at the nature of slavery and what constitutes the concept of colour in the United ...

9 months ago | November 6, 2017

The artiste’s space in society’s destiny

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store THE artiste in the African world view plays a plethora of roles, which make it possible ...

9 months ago | October 30, 2017

Women’s role as integers of social cohesion, harmony

Elliot Ziwira At the Bookstore In the African experience it is rather folly to downplay the role that women have always ...

9 months ago | October 23, 2017

Reliving the pain of being black and blue

Elliot Ziwira At the Bookstore “What did I do to be black and blue?” innocently asks the crooner Louis Armstrong, unable ...

9 months ago | October 16, 2017

Reflecting on the ‘African Roar’ of hope

Elliot Ziwira At the Bookstore THERE is so much determination and nerve-wrecking urgency in the roar of a trapped and ...

10 months ago | October 9, 2017

Pan-Africanism, the tragedy of individualism

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore CREDITED to Henry Sylvester-Williams and Edward Wilmond Blyden, the term Pan-Africanism ...

10 months ago | October 2, 2017

Colonialism as a permanent form of imprisonment

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore THOUGH, it may be problematic to come up with a holistic definition of colonialism in ...

10 months ago | September 25, 2017

Reflecting on infectious ‘Shadows on the Wall’

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore THERE are so many shadows that pursue humanity; shadows that permeate the wounds of the ...