By Farai Mutsaka For the first time in his life, Gift Livingstone Sango, 65, saw a painting by his father depicting Jesus as a Black man. “My father used to draw...
By Chris Chenga At some point, every Zimbabwean wonders: "Why isn't there money in our sports?" The curiosity has become more pertinent as sports business worldwide has exploded to contribute to...
By Enock Muchinjo Legendary Jamaican Steve Bucknor set the benchmark for cricket umpires of African heritage. The man from the West Indies was a colossal figure in the game, umpiring a record 128...
In this instalment of 'Stories from Dangamvura', Chris Kabwato returns to the venues that once hosted some of Zimbabwe's most loved musicians. It's not quite the same. The music has left, and so has the glory days...
By Chris Kabwato Over recent weeks, it has been pleasing to follow the nostalgic conversations on Twitter about the Zimbabwean music and artists of yesteryear. It brought to my mind my...
By Ranga Mberi The music journey of Zexie Manatsa, the Zimbabwean icon who has died of cancer at age 78, starts with two gifted brothers - and two stolen guitars.
By Takura Zhangazha In 1998, I had to undertake a research project for a course called Theory and Practice of Public Policy for my undergraduate studies.   I had decided that I...
Imraan Coovadia, in his new book, The Poisoners: On South Africa’s Toxic Past, published by Umuzi Press, takes a look inside how the Rhodesia and apartheid South Africa used poison against opponents. Here, we publish an extract...
By Miles Tendi This authorised biography tells the life history of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, from childhood to presidency. The biography is 153 pages long. It consists of a foreword, an editor’s note by...
For the country's biggest brewer, Delta, the glass is optimistically half full; sales are defying lockdowns and the economy is showing signs of a "nascent recovery". But the cup is not running over yet, as concerns over...
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