Elliot Ziwira – At the Bookstore

6 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 ...

6 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 ...

7 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 ...

7 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 ...

7 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 ...

7 months ago | September 18, 2017

Nyamufukudza, the irony of heroism

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore Stanley Nyamufukudza remains as enigmatic as he is sceptically honest when it comes to ...

7 months ago | September 11, 2017

Escaping from suffering through laughter

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore Africans generally, and Zimbabweans particularly, are a unique people in that instead of ...

8 months ago | September 4, 2017

Exploring conflict in ‘Coming of the Dry Season’

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore CONFLICT, according to Devito (1992:243), “refers to disagreements . . . between or among ...

8 months ago | August 27, 2017

Enthusing in musical allure of poetry

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore One of nature’s finest gifts to Man is music, which makes it possible for him to relate to ...

8 months ago | August 20, 2017

When food impedes relationships, progress

Elliot Ziwira @The Bookstore There are some people who live to eat, and others who eat to live; and others still who ...