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The Unwritten Story of Dumiso Dabengwa

    On the 23rd of May 2019, Zimbabwe lost one of its sons of contemporary revolutionary struggle against social, political as well as economic injustice since the early 60’s. By Mlondolizi Ndlovu Coming from a ZAPU inclined family in which my father was a member of the ZPRA army, I developed interest in the […]

Just In: ED Mourns Dumiso Dabengwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sent a condolence message to the Dabengwa family following the death of liberation war icon and former Zapu leader, Dumiso Dabengwwa, who died in Kenya following medical treatment in India. In a tweet, Mnangagwa said he had “huge respect” for the former cabinet minister’s contribution to Zimbabwe. “I am very sorry […]

Breaking News: Dumiso Dabengwa Dies

ZAPU supremo and liberation war hero, Dumiso Dabengwa has died, he was 79. Dabengwa, who had been in and out the hospital,  died on his way from India where he was seeking medical attention, a family member confirmed. Reports claim he was suffering from liver disease. Dabengwa had not been active in ZAPU politics and […]

‘Father Zimbabwe’ Remembered in Style

Nkomo was the leader and founder of the Zimbabwe African People’s Union party, ZAPU and a member of the Ndebele speaking people, who advocated for the liberation of his people from the white minority who were capturing their land and cattle…

Lacoste Is Not Mnangagwa’s Totem: Chinamasa

Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Patrick Chinamasa has taken Mnangagwa praise singing to a new low after going out of his way to clear the air on Mnangagwa’s totem saying Lacoste is not his totem but a nickname given to him for leading a ‘crocodile group’ during the liberation struggle. Introducing Mnangagwa who was the […]

Obert Mpofu – Do You Know Zimbabwe History Yourself?

I found laughable today’s statement by Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu, as reported by the state broadcaster, in which he urged for the correction of historical inaccuracies that he alleged were advanced by Zimbabwe’s erstwhile colonisers. What I find most perturbing is not his call for the correction of any historical distortions, but that, 38 […]