Nyamufukudza, the irony of heroism

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore Stanley Nyamufukudza remains as enigmatic as he is sceptically honest when it comes to putting the role of the artiste in society into perspective through his flat-refuta...

Escaping from suffering through laughter

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore Africans generally, and Zimbabweans particularly, are a unique people in that instead of wallowing in sorrow in a world where the superiority of race is evoked at every c...

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 his fellow men and the environs around him. Music is a powerful tool in a miasm...

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 live off others’ sweat, all because food is central to the way Man interacts with ...
Authors (from left) Peno Shadrick, Shalati Dondo and Marceline Kanda

College Press answers new curriculum call

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store Although no single definition may be said to be holistic in the explanation of the complex phenomenon known as curriculum, it can be simply referred to as a course of s...
Tsitsi Nomsa Ngwenya

When one’s soul is worth R50

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store There are so many books to pick from here at the Bookstore. So many books to bury myself in and forget about the worries of this world; which is not my home anyway as J...
Imelda Tsumba

Exorcising the evils of corruption

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store “Ah, sinful nation a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evil doers, sons who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord. They have despised the Holy One of Israe...

Expressing freedom through language

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store Fiction is an expression of a people’s yearnings, aspirations, desire for liberation in all its facets, cultural mores and values, and a quest for psychic catharsis.

When race places a wedge in love’s eye

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store Imagine a world without boundaries, where love knows neither race nor ethnicity, where everyone else is a friend regardless of age or level of presumed education. Just ...