“We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children” Zimbabwean Landscapes, Identity and Ownership Discussions around landscapes in Zimbabwe are … Continue reading “We do not inherit this land from our ancestors”: Zimbabwean Landscapes & Identity
“History is a tale of fierce animals, a book with wolves on every page….” No one knows what it means, but it gets the people going, doesn’t it? The type of quote that gets you thinking. A blood and thunder … Continue reading A very convenient gospel: Zimbabwean history as told by ZANU-PF
It’s dark down here. It’s sweaty and smells bad. The humid greasiness is overpowering, the daily grind of potholes and gunk. It gets depressing. Stuck in … Continue reading Part I: Musings from the groin of a self-absorbed Zimbabwe
I have often sat contemplating what it means to be Zimbabwean. My father is Zimbabwean, kumusha kwedu kuBirchenough Bridge close to Buhera. My mother is of … Continue reading An A Free Can Zimbabwean: A history muted is not deleted
Accountability is something I have always wanted to explore and discuss, particularly within the Zimbabwean context. Accountability seems to have lost its meaning and has become … Continue reading Of accountability (or lack of) in Zimbabwe
Chinokanganwa idemo* For years I have wanted to put my thoughts about Gukurahundi on paper. Not because I felt that what I had to say was … Continue reading Part I: Gukurahundi – Silence is not golden and ignorance is far from bliss
I have always found the word tribe to be problematic, if not deliberately condescending primarily because of how it is constantly used to describe African groupings … Continue reading “Tribalism”: A scar today, a wound tomorrow.