Zodwa Wabantu

Has common decency become expendable?

David Mungoshi Shelling the Nuts Comical incidents come in many forms and on a variety of occasions and circumstances. There are some people whose antics are thought to border on insanity.
Musaemura Zimunye

How good when brothers dwell in unity

David Mungoshi Shelling the Nuts True life, the best teacher, is an instructive paradox. While we live on Mother Earth, we continue willy-nilly to experience and even celebrate what the erudite Profe...
Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa portrait has enthralled the world for centuries and inspired a classic song about the woman’s mystic smile

Things that men do because of women

David Mungoshi Shelling the Nuts When I was a boy with milk on the nose as they say, and still at primary school, a rather perspicacious friend of mine, a little too world-wise for his age if you ask...

Dealing with book piracy in Zimbabwe

David Mungoshi Shelling The Nuts The maxim that says, “to each according to their needs and from each according to their ability” is particularly relevant in today’s Zimbabwe. We have neglected this ...
Memory Chirere

Live Like An Artist, at last!

David Mungoshi Shelling The Nuts While blowing one’s own trumpet does not always endear people to their peers, the very act of doing so is offset by the assertion in the proverb that says, “Faint hea...

Women, mothers heroes of our life

David Mungoshi Shelling the Nuts Over the weekend I drove to Coventry to be among happy and united Zambians celebrating 52 years of their country’s independence. I can say without any hesitation what...

Learning ancestor songs

Blessing Musariri Shelling the Nuts I ONCE read a story that was originally written as a true account which was later disproved as a hoax and ultimately sold as fiction instead of the non-fiction it ...
“Imbwa Yemunhu”, which ruffled the feathers of many feminists, is an attempt to speak for women beyond the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

There must be a better reason than feminism

Ignatius Mabasa Shelling The Nuts Li Jih-hua was a great Chinese painter and connoisseur. He told the story when Meng Chang (AD 919-965) obtained a copy of the drawing of Chung Kuei (subduer of evil ...